Financial Aid Important Deadlines and Dates

Know the Dates

Always apply early and know the deadlines for financial aid. Below are a few dates to help with the financial aid process.

Feb. 1st Financial Aid and Scholarship priority deadline beginning with the 2018-2019 award year (March 31st was the prior deadline for Financial Aid)
March 15th Priority deadline to be considered for Texas Grant and Top 10%
April 1st Last day to submit a GRE (Graduate Record Exam) waiver exemption request form for Spring graduating seniors
May 30th Last day to submit a GRE (Graduate Record Exam) waiver exemption request form for Summer graduating seniors
June 30, 2017 Last day to complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA
July 15th Last day for Initial Texas Grant recipients to submit Official High School Transcript
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.

Oct. 1st

First day to complete 2017-2018 FAFSA, at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Our school code is 003581.

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 www.collegeforalltexans.com.  No exceptions will be made.  

http://www.lamar.edu/_files/documents/financial-aid/TXGRF.pdf

Nov. 1st Last day to submit a GRE (Graduate Record Exam) waiver exemption request form for Fall graduating seniors

*The deadline to submit an appeal for Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid or a Hardship Appeal for Exemptions and Waivers is the 12th class day of a Fall/Spring semester and the 4th class day of a Summer Term.  For students enrolled in the Accelerated Online Program it is the 4th class day of the second part of term enrolled.

* Review our Verification Policy for important Verification dates and deadlines