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 Session 1 June 12, 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

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

November 2021 

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

19th       SAP appeal results emailed

December 2021 

1ST         Financial Aid Acceptance for Spring available on myLSUS

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

13th       Bookstore charges open for Spring traditional semester and AP1/1C Sessions

17th       SAP appeal results emailed 

January 2022 

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

5th         Tuition and fee payment deadline for traditional Spring semester

12th       Tuition and fee payment deadline for Spring AP1/1C Sessions

14th       SAP appeal results emailed

21st        Bookstore charges end 

February 2022 

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

18th       SAP appeal results emailed

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

March 2022 

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

9th         Tuition and fee payment deadline for Spring AP2/1D Sessions

18th       Bookstore charges end

             SAP appeal results emailed 

April 2022 

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

22th       SAP appeal results emailed 

May 2022 

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

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

20th       SAP appeal results emailed

22nd       Tuition and feel payment traditional Summer semester

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