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 

Last Day to Drop/Census Date  Expected Check Date
Fall Traditional Semester September 10, 2021 5-7 Business Days After Census
Fall AP1/1C September 7, 2021 5-7 Business Days After Census
Fall AP2/1D November 2, 2021 5-7 Business Days After Census
Spring Traditional Semester January 28, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Spring AP1/1C January 25, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Spring AP2/1D March 22, 2022 5-7 Business Days After Census
Summer Dates TBA

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

October 2021 

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

              Bookstore charges open for Fall AP2/1D Sessions

15th       SAP appeal results emailed

20th       Tuition and fee payment deadline for Fall Sessions AP2/1D

27th       Bookstore charges close for Fall Sessions AP2/1D

November 2021 

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

19th       SAP appeal results emailed

December 2021 

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

17th       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.