Federal Loan Periods

A loan period is the academic period of enrollment a federal student loan is intended for, certified, and can be disbursed.

Academic Level Semester 2017-2018 Dates 2018-2019 Dates
Law Student Summer, Fall, Spring 06/06/17-05/11/18 06/05/18-05/03/19
Law Student Summer only 06/06/17-07/28/17 06/05/18-07/27/18
Law Student Summer and Fall 06/06/17-12/08/17 06/05/18-12/07/18
Law Student Fall Only 08/14/17-12/08/17 08/13/18-12/07/18
Law Student Fall and Spring 08/14/17-05/11/18 08/13/18-05/03/19
Law Student Spring Only 01/16/18-05/11/18 01/14/19-05/03/19
Veterinary Medicine Student Summer, Fall, Spring 05/08/17-05/04/18 05/07/18-05/03/19
Veterinary Medicine Student Summer only 05/08/17-07/27/17 05/07/18-07/26/18
Veterinary Medicine Student Summer and Fall 05/08/17-12/08/17 05/07/18-12/07/18
Veterinary Medicine Student Fall Only 08/17/17-12/08/17 08/09/18-12/07/18
Veterinary Medicine Student Fall and Spring 08/17/17-05/04/18 08/09/18-05/03/19
Veterinary Medicine Student Spring Only 01/03/18-05/04/18 01/02/19-05/03/19
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer, Fall, Spring 06/05/17-05/04/18 06/04/18-05/03/19
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer Session A Only 06/05/17-07/27/17 06/04/18-07/26/18
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer Session B Only 06/05/17-07/07/17 06/04/18-07/06/18
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer and Fall 06/05/17-12/08/17 06/04/18-12/07/18
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Fall Only 08/21/17-12/08/17 08/20/18-12/07/18
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Fall and Spring 08/21/17-05/04/18 08/20/18-05/03/19
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Spring Only 01/10/18-05/04/18 01/09/19-05/03/19
LSU Online Student Term 1, Term 2, and Term 3 07/03/17-06/22/18 07/02/18-06/22/19
LSU Online Student Term 1 (Second Summer Module and First Fall Module) 07/03/17-10/13/17 07/02/18-10/12/18
LSU Online Student Term 2 (Second Fall Module and First Spring Module) 10/23/17-03/02/18 10/22/18-03/01/19
LSU Online Student Term 3 (Second Spring Module and First Summer Module) 03/12/18-06/22/18 03/11/19-06/21/19