Financial Aid

Welcome to the Office of Student Financial Assistance

(Click here for Academic Partnership's Financial Assistance website)

*** November 30th is the last date to process a fall only loan for the 15-16 aid year ***

Check your Financial Aid status

What's New For 2015-2016?

Priority Deadlines

  • Fall 2015 - March 31st (For FAFSA, Federal Aid and Loans)

                      March 15th (For State of Texas Aid)

Last-day-to-file FAFSA deadlines

  • 2015-2016 FAFSA-   June 30,2016
  • Online Academic Partnership - 3 weeks before the start date of the course.  Any student whose paperwork is not completed 3 weeks before the start date of their course may need to make arrangements other than financial aid to pay for the course or risk being dropped. 

  Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Deadline

The deadline to submit an appeal for Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid or a Hardship Appeal for Exemptions and Waivers is the census date of the term that you are applying.  For a Fall or Spring term this is the 12th class day, for a Summer term this is the 4th class day. For students enrolled in the Academic Partnership program, this is the 4th class day of the second part of term enrolled.

"Navigating the world of Financial Aid can be a difficult process. The mission of the Financial Aid Office at Lamar University is to assist students in obtaining financial resources which will enable them to pursue their educational goals and maintain compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulations. We have an experienced staff committed to helping guide students through the process."

Jill Rowley,
Director of Student Financial Aid

Lamar University students- talking on campus

Financial Aid Survey

Please tell us how we are doing by completing our survey- we appreciate your feedback!



Code of Conduct

The Lamar University Office of Student Financial Assistance abides by the National Association of Financial Aid Administrator’s federal Code of Conduct. We also adhere to a set of Fair Lending Practices.