Dates and Deadlines for Student Aid

The dates and deadlines below will help keep you on top of your requirements and in the know with what's going on in Student Aid.

Date Event

June 10, 2024

Deadline to submit high school transcript for incoming freshman scholarships

June 19, 2024

Lamar University closed for Emancipation Day

June 21, 2024

Second summer disbursement for students in Summer 2 and 3.

June 24, 2024

Summer 2 - Payment due date

June 30, 2024

Last day to complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA. Use school code 003581 to have your FAFSA sent to LU!

Last day to award incoming freshman scholarships

July 1, 2024

Priority deadline to submit verification documents and VA forms for Fall 2024
July 1, 2024 Summer 2 - First class day
July 4-5, 2024 Lamar University closed
July 15, 2024 Last day for Initial Texas Grant recipients to submit final, official high school transcript
August 11, 2024 Disbursement for Fall 2024. Some programs will not qualify for full disbursement at this time.
August 15, 2024

Fall 2024 - Payment due date
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August 22, 2024

First class day for Fall 2024

Sept. 1st

Last day to request grades and/or hours to be reviewed for Texas Grant Renewal to be reinstated. No exceptions will be made. 

Attn: Renewal Texas Grant Students: It is your responsibility to request to have grades from summer or a mini session reviewed.

September 2, 2024

Lamar University closed - Labor Day

Oct. 1st

Last day to request Initial Texas Grant. If you believe you are eligible, you must submit your official high school transcript to the Office of Admissions no later than October 1st for consideration.  There are additional deadlines and rules for initial Texas Grant recipients which may be found online at  No exceptions will be made.