Spring 2018
Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Registration Guide


 

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

LSU Eunice administers a broad program of financial aid including grants, loans, and employment to help eligible students who need financial assistance to attend the University. In order to apply for financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application can be found at http://www.fafsa.gov. Students attending the Spring 2018 semester will need to complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA. The priority deadline for spring is October 1, 2017. All supporting documents should be submitted well in advance of the priority deadline date to ensure a response to your application request and availability of funds at registration. Failure to do so may result in your having to pay all or most of your college expenses out of pocket. You can monitor your financial aid file progress and accept your award on-line through your myLSUE account. This allows you to print requested documents at home and to accept, decline, reduce, and print your financial aid award on-line.

Students who fail to begin attendance in all their courses by the 14th day for the full length semester and the 7th day for the accelerated terms may have their financial aid reduced or cancelled. If you transfer from one school to another, your financial aid does not transfer with you. To receive aid at LSU Eunice, check with the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible to find out what programs are available and what steps you must take.

If for any reason financial aid that you have applied is reduced or cancelled, you become responsible for covering the cost of the fees that the financial aid had previously covered. You will at no time be withdrawn from your classes automatically. If you fail to begin attending classes, you will still owe all tuition and fees to the University, AND you will receive Fs for the courses you have signed up for, putting in peril future financial aid awards.

 



 

A WORD ABOUT FINANCIAL AID AND FEE PAYMENT

A student who has a fee statement with financial aid and/or scholarships listed may use the fee statement to financially clear their account up to the amount of aid listed. The aid must be awarded and accepted on the fee statement. Students can go online to their myLSUE account under the Pay Fees tab and click on the Apply Aid button. Otherwise, students must present the signed permission statement to the Office of Business Affairs during the fee payment period. If the aid listed does not cover the entire charges, the student must submit the difference to the Office of Business Affairs for full financial clearance. ONLY an original fee statement and student’s signature are accepted (no copies or faxes). Hours of operation are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM each day.

If for any reason financial aid that you have applied is reduced or cancelled, you become responsible for covering the cost of the fees that the financial aid had previously covered. You will at no time be withdrawn from your classes automatically. If you fail to begin attending classes, you will still owe all tuition and fees to the University, AND you will receive Fs for the courses your have signed up for, putting in peril future financial aid awards.

 

 

HARDSHIP WAIVERS

LSU Eunice, along with other state colleges and universities, was authorized by the Louisiana Legislature to raise tuition. LSU Eunice will consider appeals for waiver of payment of the fee increase for students who meet the following criteria:

Is a Louisiana resident

  1. Is a full-time student (6 or more hours for summer)
  2. Has applied for, and be deemed eligible to receive, federal financial aid (i.e. grants, loans, etc).
  3. Total cost of tuition, fees, books, and supplies exceeds the total amount received in grants, student loans, scholarships and other types of financial assistance (i.e. VA, Acadiana Works, etc).
  4. The waiver cannot be used in connection with other scholarships that exempt the same fees.
  5. Students must also maintain satisfactory progress based on LSU Eunice scholastic regulations.

You may apply for the waiver if you meet all of the above criteria and have special circumstances. Special circumstances are defined as extreme condition(s) which exist that may warrant re-evaluation of a student’s financial aid file. The circumstances must be different from what has already been reported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Applications for hardship waiver are available in the LSU Eunice Financial Aid Office. Please complete the hardship waiver application and submit with supporting documentation to the Office of Financial Aid by January 12. No application will be accepted after the deadline.