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Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Forms and Applications

  

2015-16 FINANCIAL AID DOCUMENTS

If you are applying for financial aid for the Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and/or Summer 2016 semesters, the following documents may be necessary to complete the application process:

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid 2015-16

Click the web address to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) www.fasfa.gov to apply for federal and state grants, federal work study, and student loans. After your FAFSA is processed, both you and LSUS will receive your Student Aid Report (SAR). LSUS will use the SAR to determine which additional documents are required.

Student Data Form

The Student Data Form is completed electronically on your myLSUS account and is only available after your SAR is received at LSUS. When you logon to your myLSUS account for the first time after your SAR is received, you will be prompted to complete this electronic document. If you do not have access to a computer, please contact the Financial Aid Office and a paper document will be mailed.

Summer Student Data Form

This form is currently not available for the summer 2016. This document is typically available during spring when registration for summer opens.

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 8/31/2016 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 that you are downloading and completing the correct verification worksheet by checking your myLSUS account after your FAFSA has been processed or by calling the office. If copies of Income Tax Transcripts are required that fact will be noted on the worksheet.

2015-16 Standard Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 Standard Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA, you need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 Child Support Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that child support verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this document to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 Child Support Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that child support verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this document to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that verification of high school completion and your identity is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that verification of high school completion and your identity is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please, print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that aggregate verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that aggregate verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 Household Income Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that household income verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 Household Income Verification Worksheet for Independent Student

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account show that household income verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2015-16 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 can submit this document. Please, print, complete, have the document notarized, and then submit it to the Financial Aid Office. NOTE: This document cannot be faxed.

2015-16 Asset Verification Form

If you have been selected for verification and this document is listed on your myLSUS account, please print, complete, and submit it to the Financial Aid Office.

FINANCIAL AID APPEAL

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 and you have mitigating circumstances you wish to document and explain to the Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Committee, please print, complete, and submit this form. This form must accompany your letter of appeal. The committee meets monthly and you will be notified in writing of the results of your appeal.

2014-15 FINANCIAL AID DOCUMENTS

If you are applying for financial aid for the Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and/or Summer 2015 semesters the following documents may be necessary to complete the application process:

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid 2014-15

Click the web address to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), www.fasfa.gov. By completing the application you are applying for federal and state grants, work study, and student loans.

Student Data Form

The Student Data Form is completed electronically on your myLSUS account. After your Student Aid Report (SAR), the result of your FAFSA, has been received at LSUS, when you logon the first time to your myLSUS account, you will be prompted to complete this electronic document. If you do not have access to a computer, please contact the Financial Aid Office and a paper document will be mailed.

Summer Student Data Form

Complete this form if you have not already been awarded financial aid for the summer 2015 semester.

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 8/31/2015 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 that you are downloading and completing the correct verification worksheet by checking your myLSUS account after your FAFSA has been processed or by calling the office. If copies of Income Tax Transcripts are required that fact will be noted on the worksheet.

2014-15 Standard Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 Standard Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA, you need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 Child Support Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that child support verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this document to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 Child Support Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that child support verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this document to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that verification of high school completion and your identity is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 High School Completion and Identity Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that verification of high school completion and your identity is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please, print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that aggregate verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 Aggregate Verification Worksheet for Independent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that aggregate verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 Household Income Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students

If parental income and/or asset information was required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account shows that household income verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 Household Income Verification Worksheet for Independent Student

If parental income and/or asset information was NOT required when you completed the FAFSA and your myLSUS account show that household income verification is required, you will need to complete and submit this worksheet. Please print, complete, and submit this worksheet along with the other required documents to the Financial Aid Office.

2014-15 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 can submit this document. Please, print, complete, have the document notarized, and then submit it to the Financial Aid Office. NOTE: This document cannot be faxed.

2014-15 Asset Verification Form

If you have been selected for verification and this document is listed on your myLSUS account, please print, complete, and submit it to the Financial Aid Office.