Students who wish to receive financial assistance for summer should complete the General Application for Summer Aid. (This only pertains to students wanting to receive Federal Direct Loans and available state grant funds. Students must have a completed 2014-2015 FAFSA on file and must have completed all other requirements neccessary to be awarded. Students enrolled in the Academic Partnership 5-week program do not need to complete this document.)What's New For 2015-2016?
Fall 2015 - March 31st (FOR FAFSA, Federal Aid and Loans)
March 15th (FOR STATE OF TEXAS AID)
Last-day-to-file FAFSA deadlines
- 2014-2015 FAFSA - June 30,2015
- 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.
Deadline to Submit Appeal Paperwork
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 part of term you are applying.
"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."
Director of Student Financial Aid
Financial Aid Survey
Please tell us how we are doing - we appreciate your feedback!
Our goal is to make your financial aid experience here at Lamar as seamless as possible. Your feedback lets us know how we can improve to better serve you. Please take a few moments to complete the survey.
- Log in to Self-Service Banner
- Click on Financial Aid
- Click Financial Aid Survey