Completing a FAFSA
Why should I complete the FAFSA?
Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and quick, and it gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college.
When do I fill out the FAFSA?
For the 2015–16 year, you can apply between Jan. 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016. For the 2016–17 year, you can apply between Jan. 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017. (For the 2017–18 year, you will be able to apply between Oct. 1, 2016, and June 30, 2018.) However, there are a few federal student aid programs that have limited funds, so be sure to apply as soon as you can once the FAFSA is available for the year you’ll be attending school.
Which Academic Year am I applying for?
The 2015-16 Academic Year at Louisiana Tech University includes the following:
- Fall 2015
- Winter 2015-2016
- Spring 2016
- Summer 2016
The 2016-17 Academic Year at Louisiana Tech University includes the following:
- Fall 2016
- Winter 2016-2017
- Spring 2017
- Summer 2017
How do I fill out the FAFSA?
The FAFSA is most easily filled out online!
Ready to start? Complete your FAFSA now!