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 2016-2017 Dates 2017-2018 Dates
Law Student Summer, Fall, Spring 05/31/16-05/12/17 06/06/17-05/11/18
Law Student Summer only 05/31/16-07/22/16 06/06/17-07/28/17
Law Student Summer and Fall 05/31/16-12/09/16 06/06/17-12/08/17
Law Student Fall Only 08/15/16-12/09/16 08/14/17-12/08/17
Law Student Fall and Spring 08/15/16-05/12/17 08/14/17-05/11/18
Law Student Spring Only 01/17/17-05/12/17 01/16/18-05/11/18
Veterinary Medicine Student Summer, Fall, Spring 05/09/16-05/06/17 05/08/17-05/04/18
Veterinary Medicine Student Summer only 05/09/16-07/28/16 05/08/17-07/27/17
Veterinary Medicine Student Summer and Fall 05/09/16-12/09/16 05/08/17-12/08/17
Veterinary Medicine Student Fall Only 08/18/16-12/09/16 08/17/17-12/08/17
Veterinary Medicine Student Fall and Spring 08/18/16-05/05/17 08/17/17-05/04/18
Veterinary Medicine Student Spring Only 01/03/17-05/05/17 01/03/18-05/04/18
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer, Fall, Spring 06/06/16-05/05/17 06/05/17-05/04/18
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer Session A Only 06/06/16-07/28/16 06/05/17-07/27/17
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer Session B Only 06/06/16/07/08/16 06/05/17-07/07/17
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Summer and Fall 06/06/16-12/09/16 06/05/17-12/08/17
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Fall Only 08/22/16-12/09/16 08/21/17-12/08/17
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Fall and Spring 08/22/16-05/05/17 08/21/17-05/04/18
Undergraduate or Graduate Student Spring Only 01/11/17-05/05/17 01/10/18-05/04/18
LSU Online Student Term 1, Term 2, and Term 3   07/03/17-06/22/18
LSU Online Student Term 1 (Second Summer Module and First Fall Module)   07/03/17-10/13/17
LSU Online Student Term 2 (Second Fall Module and First Spring Module)   10/23/17-03/02/18
LSU Online Student Term 3 (Second Spring Module and First Summer Module)   03/12/18-06/22/18