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Admissions & Financial Aid

Financial Aid

TOPS amount has not been determined for the 18-19 academic year at this time. Please monitor LOSFA's site for up to date information.

STEPS TO RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID

  1. Complete the FAFSA

    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). (Allow LSUS five business days for it to be received).Once LSUS receives your FAFSA results, you may login to your myLSUS account to view your status and required documents.

  2. Check Your Status and Documents

    • Login to your myLSUS account
      • FINANCIAL AID
      • APPLICATION STATUS
      • Fall 2018-Summer 2019 “VIEW STATUS"
      • Red flags will appear for required documents

    Documents can be found HERE. Complete the required documents and submit to the Financial Aid Office either in person or via email at finaid@lsus.edu. Your financial aid cannot be processed until these documents are received and reviewed. Additionally, your financial aid cannot be processed until all academic transcripts are received and evaluated in the Admissions and Records Office.

  3. View Your Awards

    • Login to your myLSUS account
      • FINANCIAL AID
      • AWARDS
      • Fall 2018-Summer 2019 "VIEW AWARD"
    Once your financial aid file is complete and evaluated your awards will be posted on your myLSUS account and you will be mailed an award letter.
  4. Give Your Financial Aid Approval

    If you want to use your financial aid to pay your tuition and fees you must give financial aid approval each term on your myLSUS account. The flag will be available 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.

    Please complete the following steps:

    • Login to your myLSUS account
      • FINANCIAL AID
      • FINANCIAL AID APPROVAL
      • Under "ACCEPTED" change the "NO" to a "YES" for appropriate semester or term
      • SAVE CHANGES
      • REGISTRATION
      • TUITION AND FEES
    • If you owe a balance it will be displayed on this screen.

IF YOU OWE A BALANCE OR DO NOT HAVE FINANCIAL AID ON myLSUS, BE PREPARED TO PAY YOUR TUITION AND FEES.

If you do not give your financial, aid approval or do not pay any remaining balance owed according to the dates above, YOUR CLASSES WILL BE DROPPED; YOU WILL HAVE TO RE-REGISTER; AND YOU WILL BE ASSESSED A LATE FEE.

FEE PAYMENT DEADLINES-FALL 2018

Table of Assignments
Fall Semester

August 15, 2018

Accelerated ONLINE
Sessions AP1/1C

August 15, 2018

Accelerated ONLINE
Sessions AP2/1D

October 10, 2018

BOOKSTORE CHARGES

Students who have financial aid in excess of tuition and fees may charge their books in the university's bookstore with their valid LSUS student ID. Bookstore charges begin two weeks before the first day of class and continue until two days before the census date for the semester. Please reference material provided in your Financial Aid Award Letter for the exact bookstore charge dates for each semester, term, or session.

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE HOURS

Administration Building, Room 159

Table of Assignments
Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Semester (Fall and Spring) Fee Payment Deadline

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 
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