The FAFSA application opened on January 1, 2015. Students interested in applying for financial aid, as well as TOPS should complete this application. Students must complete the FAFSA each year they wish to receive financial aid. The FAFSA is a free application, and you should never be charged a fee to complete it. … (read more)
What happens after I complete my FAFSA?
You may be required to submit certain documents to verify the information you reported on your FAFSA. This can include copies of the IRS Tax Return Transcript, household size statements, and statements of untaxed income. These forms are to be submitted, upon request, to the LSU Office of Enrollment Management, not to the Federal processor. Your financial aid will not be complete until you have submitted the required documents.
When will I find out if I will receive a scholarship?
Scholarship offers begin in mid-December. Offers are made to eligible students as they are admitted to the university, until funding has been exhausted.
Why isn't my TOPS award showing on my fee bill?
All TOPS awards require full time enrollment. You will need to schedule enough hours to be enrolled full time.
Policy required by the Department of Education ensuring students are moving toward obtaining a degree in a timely, acceptable manner. Students must meet the university’s SAP policy in order to maintain federal financial aid eligibility.