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Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Forms

2018-19 FINANCIAL AID DOCUMENTS
If you are applying for financial aid for the Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and/or Summer 2019 semesters, the following documents may be necessary to complete the application process:

Verification Forms
If your SAR is selected for review in a process called "verification" you will need to submit additional documents. Additionally, there are time limits that you must meet. For students eligible for a Pell Grant, documents must be received by 8/31/2019 or 60 days after the last day of enrollment, whichever is first. For students eligible for a student loan, documents must be received 30 days prior to the last official day of class for the loan period. Verification documents are listed below. (This list is not all inclusive, if additional documents are required you will be notified):
NOTE: Please make sure you are downloading and completing the correct verification worksheet by checking your myLSUS account or by calling the office after your FAFSA has been processed. Please also check your myLSUS account to determine if you will need to submit Federal Tax Return Transcripts.

2018-19 Selective Service Status Form 
2018-19 Verification of Non-Filing Status Request Form
2018-19 Standard Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students 
2018-19 Standard Verification Worksheet for Independent Students 
2018-19 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students 
2018-19 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Independent Students
2018-19 Identity Notary Statement
If you have received a verification worksheet that requires you to prove your identity AND you cannot physically come to the Financial Aid Office you may submit the Identity Document. This document must be completed, notarized and mailed to the Financial Aid Office. NOTE: This document cannot be faxed or emailed
2018-19 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students
2018-19 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Independent Students
2018-19 Asset Verification Form
2018-19 Income and Support Form
2018-19 Citizenship Worksheet
If you have received a request to provide citizenship status, complete the Citizenship Worksheet and bring an original form of government issued identification in person to the Financial Aid Office.
2018-19 Certification of True Copy Citizenship Document
If you received a request to provide citizenship status AND you cannot physically come to the Financial Aid Office you may submit the Certification of True Copy Citizenship Document along with the Citizenship Worksheet.
2018-19 Practical Nursing Data Form
 

Loan Documents
All new borrowers and transfer students must complete a new Master Promissory Note (MPN) and Entrance Counseling at https://studentloans.gov/.  You will use your FSA ID and password to login. LSUS will receive notification within 24-48 hours after completion. **When completing loan documents, please be sure to select the MPN for Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans. DO NOT COMPLETE A GRAD PLUS MPN. (even if you are a graduate student)**

Financial Aid Appeal Form
If you have been notified by the Financial Aid Office that you cannot receive federal financial aid because you are not making satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and you have mitigating circumstances you wish to document, you may appeal to the Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Committee. Submit the Appeal Form with your written letter and necessary documentation to the Financial Aid Office. The committee meets monthly and you will be notified in writing of the results of your appeal.

2017-18 FINANCIAL AID DOCUMENTS
If you are applying for financial aid for the Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and/or Summer 2018 semesters, the following documents may be necessary to complete the application process:

Summer Data Form
If you received financial aid at LSU Shreveport for fall 2017 and/or spring 2018, you may be eligible to receive financial aid for summer 2018. To determine if you are eligible for summer 2018 financial aid, please submit the Summer Data Form to the Financial Aid Office. You do not need to submit the Summer Data Form if you are new to LSUS for summer 2018 or if you're enrolled in a 100% online accelerated graduate program including MBA, MHA, NPA, MEDCI (online only), and MEDL (online only).

2017-18 Standard Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students 
2017-18 Standard Verification Worksheet for Independent Students 
2017-18 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students 
2017-18 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Independent Students 
2017-18 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students 
2017-18 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Independent Students 
2017-18 Asset Verification Form 
2017-18 Identity Document
If you have received a verification worksheet that requires you to prove your identity AND you cannot physically come to the Financial Aid Office you may submit the Identity Document. This document must be completed, notarized and mailed to the Financial Aid Office. NOTE: This document cannot be faxed or emailed
2017-18 Citizenship Document
2017-18 Certification of True Copy Citizenship Document 
If you received a request to provide citizenship status AND you cannot physically come to the Financial Aid Office you may submit the Certification of True Copy Citizenship Document along with the Citizenship Document.

 



 
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