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 2021-2022 FAFSA when attending Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022

Starting October 1st 2021, students can complete the 2022-2023 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
Traditional Summer 1A June 6, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Traditional Summer 1 June 9, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Traditional Summer 1B July 6, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Summer AP1/1C May 17, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Summer AP2/1D July 12, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Fall Traditional September 9, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Fall AP1/1C September 6, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Fall AP2/1D November 1, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census

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

April 2022 

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

              Financial Aid Acceptance for Summer available on myLSUS

22th       SAP appeal results emailed

25th        Bookstore charges open Summer AP1/1C

May 2022

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

4th          Tuition and fee payment deadline for Summer AP1/1C

11th        Bookstore charges close for Summer AP1/1C

18th        Bookstore charges open Traditional Summer 1 & 1A

20th        SAP appeal results emailed

25th        Tuition and fee payment Traditional Summer 1 & 1A

June 2022 

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

              Bookstore charges close for Summer 1 & 1A  

13th        Bookstore charges open for Summer AP2/1D & Summer 1B

23rd       SAP appeal results emailed

              Tuition and fee payment deadline for Summer 1B

29th        Tuition and fee payment deadline for Summer AP2/1D

July 2022 

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

5th          Bookstore charges close for Summer AP2/1D & 1B

22nd       SAP appeal results emailed

25th        Bookstore charges open for all Fall sessions

August 2022 

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

17th        Tuition and fee payment deadline for Traditional Fall Semester

19th        SAP appeal results emailed

24th        Tuition and fee payment deadline for Fall AP1/1C

31st        Bookstore charges end for all sessions

September 2022 

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

23rd       SAP appeal results emailed

October 2022 

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

              Bookstore charges open for Fall AP2/1D

18th        SAP appeal results emailed

19th        Tuition and fee payment deadline for Fall AP2/1D

26th        Bookstore charges close Fall AP2/1D

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

16th        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.