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(Parts IV through VII)

Bulletins and Rules Changes RSS feed

2018 Annual Report to the Legislature (PDF)

How do I comment or request a hearing on the proposed rules?

LOSFA promulgates rules for the financial aid programs it administers using the procedures required by the Louisiana Administrative Procedure Act. The first step is to publish a Notice of Intent in the Louisiana Register. After the Notice of Intent is published, the public has 20 days to submit comments and/or to request a public hearing.

Interested persons may submit comments or request a hearing on the proposed rules in the Notice of Intent by sending an e-mail to LOSFA.Comments@la.gov or by sending written comments to:

Sujuan W. Boutté, Executive Director
Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance Director
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA  70821-9202

PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS AND/OR TO REQUEST A HEARING FOR EACH NOTICE OF INTENT IS IN PARENTHESIS BENEATH EACH SUBJECT IN THE “PROPOSED RULE CHANGES IN PROGRESS” COLUMN. TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION, COMMENTS AND REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THE DEADLINE. 

Scholarship and Grant Program Rules

TOPS Statute at www.legis.la.gov 

Current Program Rules
Emergency Rules in Effect
(not included in current program rules) 
Proposed Rule Changes in Progress 
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)
Title 28
EDUCATION

Part IV. Student Financial Assistance – Higher Education Scholarship and Grant Programs

Includes, but not limited to, the following:
TOPS (Opportunity, Performance, Honors, Tech, Teacher, National Guard Awards)
TOPS-Tech Early Start
Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship
Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP)
GO-Youth ChalleNGe
Go Youth Challenge Legislation
    (LAC 28:IV.1501, 1503, 1507, 1509 and 1511)(SG19187E)



Go Youth Challenge Legislation
  (LAC 28:IV.1501, 1503, 1507, 1509 and 1511)(SG19187NI) (Comment period ended September 10, 2019 ,


Summary Report submitted September 13, 2019)

Cambridge Courses
    (LAC 28:IV.703)(SG20188NI)
  (Comment period ended November 12, 2019)

Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission (LASFAC) Bylaws

Click the appropriate Subject to view Notice contents. PDF files will open in a new window.

Current Program Rules
Emergency Rules in Effect
(not included in current program rules) 
Proposed Rule Changes in Progress 
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)
Title 28
Education


Part V. Student Financial Assistance – Higher Education Loan Program

Includes, but not limited to, the following:
ASFAC Bylaws
Advisory Committee to the Student Financial Assistance Commission Bylaws

IRC Section 529 Savings Plans Rules:

START and ABLE

Current Program RulesEmergency Rules in Effect 
(not included in current program rules) 
Proposed Rule Changes in Progress 
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)
Title 28
EDUCATION

Part VI. IRC Section 529 Savings Plans: START and ABLE

Includes, but not limited to, the following:
Education Savings Accounts
Owner’s Agreements
ABLE Accounts
2018 Interest Rates
(LAC 28:VI.309, 315, and 715)(ST19185NI)
(Comment period ends June 10, 2019 )

Louisiana Tuition Trust Authority (LATTA) Bylaws

Current Program RulesEmergency Rules in Effect 
(not included in current program rules) 
Proposed Rule Changes in Progress 
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)
Part VII. Student Financial Assistance – Higher Education Loan Program

Includes, but not limited to, the following:
LATTA Bylaws
2018 Interest Rates
(LAC 28:VI.309, 315, and 715)(ST19185NI)
(Comment period ends June 10, 2019 )