Exemption Application Process


1. Prepare to Submit your Housing Exemption Application.

  1. Just like the Housing Application, the Exemption application will be accessed in your Housing Portal.
  2. Access your Housing Portal under the Student tab in their myLSUA.
  3. Log into the screen with your LSUA email and password.
  4. Once in the portal, select “Housing Overview” from the contents tab on the side. Then click on the Housing Exemption Application. Please note that only Freshman and Second Year Athletes should be able to see the Housing Exemption Application.
  5. Click here to view a step-by-step PowerPoint guide on how to complete your Housing Exemption Application.

2. Housing Exemption Reasons for Request

  1. Only individuals with a valid reason for the request can submit a Housing Exemption Application. The reasons are as follows:
    1. You are over the age of 21.
    2. You are married.
    3. You are a single parent with a dependent child.
    4. You are a veteran with 2+ years of active military service.
    5. You have a medical reason for exemption.
    6. You have a financial reason for exemption.
    7. You plan to commute from home (If you live in Avoyelles, Grant, or Rapides Parish, you are offered an automatic exemption and do not need to fill out the form)

*Individuals must provide acceptable supporting documentation to prove their reason for the request is accurate and valid.

3. Receive your Decision

  1. Once your exemption application is submitted, it will be reviewed by Housing staff or a committee based on the state of the application. You will receive an email letting you know if the request is approved or denied. If the documentation submitted was insufficient to prove your request, you can provide additional documentation.
  2. If your request is denied, you will receive information regarding the appeal process.

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