Admissions and Financial Aid
The Office of Admissions embraces the University's mission of excellence in education, community service, and cultural diversity. This office is dedicated to admitting a diverse population of students into the University, ensuring exceptional student service and administrative assistance during the application process while adhering to all University policies and procedures.
Southern University at Shreveport offers courses on a two-semester plan - fall and spring, with special sessions offered during the summer. A completed application and all required admission forms and records must be received in the Office of Admissions before the prescribed deadlines in order for the applicant to be notified regarding eligibility for admission.
Apply for admission online
Application priority deadlines for admission. The Office of Admissions strives to process admission applications between 7 to 10 business days after receipt of all required admission documents. To meet this goal, the following admission application deadlines are in placed to ensure priority processing:
Fall Semester – July 1st
Summer Session – April 1st
Spring Semester – November 1st
Jorge Sousa, III
Director of Admissions & Recruitment
Admissions Counselor (A-G)
Admissions Counselor (H-M)
Monday – Thursday - 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Central Time)
Friday – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Central Time)
Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, gender, disability or any other protected class in its programs and activities. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator: Tilisha Bryant, Adm. Bldg. - Office of Admissions, (318) 670-9210 Section 504 Coordinator: Jerushka Ellis, Fine Arts Bldg. - Student Success Center, (318) 670-9285