Financial Aid Office
Applying for Financial Aid
Applications for Admissions should be submitted to the University as soon as possible and must be on file by March 1 to be considered for priority aid consideration.
In most cases scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of competitive examinations, scholastic records, and/or financial need.
The American College Test (ACT) is the University's primary test for scholarship applicants.
Test results must be on file by March 1.
Students applying for financial aid should complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
These forms may be obtained from local high schools or online at www.fafsa.gov.
The form must be received by March 1st for students to be considered for priority aid.
Applying for Federal Financial Aid
To apply for most types of aid, students must complete
a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) This application must be renewed each academic year for a student to continue receiving financial aid. The priority filing date for the FAFSA is March 1, and students who have completed a FAFSA by this date will be considered first for priority financial aid.
Priority aid includes certain federal and state grants, the Perkins Loan and Federal Work Study. Title IV School Code for LSSU is 002293.
Loan Processing Deadlines
Due to the processing time, loan requests can not be honored during the last two weeks of the semester.
Please submit any requests for alternative or direct loans to the LSSU Financial Aid Office before the last two weeks of the semester.
Filing the FAFSA and Renewal FAFSA
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