Office of Financial Aid

Each year, LSUS students receive millions of dollars in scholarships, grants and other types of financial aid. Have questions about what opportunities you qualify for and how to apply? LSUS’ Financial Aid Office is here to guide you through each step of the process.

The Financial Aid Office administers LSUS scholarships, federal aid (including grants, loans and work study), State of Louisiana's Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) scholarships and the State of Louisiana Go Grant Program. Learn more about the types of financial aid opportunities available.

Important Financial Aid Reminders/Updates

Financial Aid Calendar 

Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA when attending Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022

Starting October 1st 2022, students can complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA if attending Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023. 

Disbursement Dates for credit-balance refunds 

Don’t forget to accept your financial aid before the start of EACH SEMESTER. You can do this approximately 2 weeks before the fee payment deadline each semester.  Login to myLSUS.  Go to Financial Aid > Financial Aid Acceptance > Accepted change No to Yes for the semester > Save Changes. 

Last Day to Drop/Census Date  Expected Check Date
Spring Traditional Semester January 27, 2023 5-7 Business Days After Jan. 27
Spring '23 AP1/1C January 24, 2023 5-7 Business Days After Jan. 24
Spring ’23 AP2/1D March 21, 2023 5-7 Business Days After March 21
Summer Traditional Semester June 8, 2023 5-7 Business Days After June 8
Summer ’23 AP1/1C May 16, 2023 5-7 Business Days After May 16
Summer ’23 AP2/1D July 11, 2023 5-7 Business Days After July 11
Fall ‘23 Dates TBA

Credit-balance refunds are issued weekly after the semester/session census date.

November 2022 

1st          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

18th        SAP appeal results emailed 

December 2022 

2nd         SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

15th        Bookstore charges open for Spring traditional semester and AP1/1C Sessions

16th        SAP appeal results emailed 

January 2023 

3rd          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

4th          Tuition and fee payment deadline for traditional Spring semester

11th        Tuition and fee payment deadline for Spring AP1/1C Sessions

13th       SAP appeal results emailed

18th       Bookstore charges end

February 2023 

1st          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

17th        SAP appeal results emailed

22nd       Bookstore charges open for Spring AP2/1D Sessions 

March 2023 

1st          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

8th          Tuition and fee payment deadline for Spring AP2/1D Sessions

15th        Bookstore charges end

17th       SAP appeal results emailed

April 2023

3rd          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

21st        SAP appeal results emailed

              Bookstore charges open Summer AP1/1C

May 2023 

1st          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

3rd          Tuition and fee payment deadline for Summer AP1/1C  

19th       SAP appeal results emailed           

June 2023 

1st          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

23rd       SAP appeal results emailed

28th        Tuition and fee payment deadline for Summer AP2/1D 

July 2023 

3rd          SAP appeal deadline due no later than 4:30 pm CST

21st        SAP appeal results emailed

Should you have additional questions, please call our Financial Aid Office at 318-797-5363 or email us at finaid@lsus.edu.