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Louisiana Connect. The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) presents: Louisiana Connect. Louisiana Connect is available to all 8 th -12 th grade students and parents in the State of Louisiana. What is Louisiana Connect?

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Louisiana Connect


The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) presents: Louisiana Connect

Louisiana Connect is available to all 8th-12th grade students and parents in the State of Louisiana.

What is Louisiana Connect?

It is a free comprehensive, college access & career planning web portal.

All you need is your student ID

and an internet connection!

www.louisianaconnect.org

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Louisiana Connect – Students

STUDENTS: With Louisiana Connect You Can:

Connect with colleges and universities that are a match for you

Learn about careers and connect with employers

Find scholarships and other programs designed to help you succeed

Check your progress toward earning a TOPS Award

Access your exclusive News Feed and Event Planner

Build Your Profile: Show off your skills and achievements

Learn how you can afford a college education


Louisiana Connect - Parents

PARENTS: With Louisiana Connect You Can:

Track student progress against important college and career planning activities and toward earning a TOPS award

Search for colleges, compare costs and make recommendations to your student

Search for scholarships and make recommendations to your student

View your child’s Individual Graduation Plan (IGP)

View your child’s career plan and explore occupation profiles

Learn about college costs, need-based aid and other financial options

Access your personal Communication Center where you can communicate with your child and receive important messages, alerts and event invitations


Access your exclusive News Feed and Event Planner

Stay connected in the Communication Center


Connect with Colleges and Universities

that are a match for you


Connect with Colleges and Universities

that are a match for you


Compare Colleges to find the best one for you


Keep track of your progress for the TOPS Scholarship


View your Test Scores all in one place


Find scholarships and other programs

designed to help you succeed


Learn about College Costs, need-based aid and other

financial assistance options


Search for Colleges and compare costs


View your Individual Graduation Plan (IGP)


Learn about careers and connect with Louisiana employers


Parents & Students, activate your account TODAY at: www.louisianaconnect.org


Select “I am a Student”


Enter your information


Select your school from the Dropdown List


Click “Register”


Create Your Account


The Support Center: FAQ, Document Library and Training Center are right at your fingertips!


If you have a question that is not answered in the FAQ or Training Center, you can contact Customer Support for assistance


Coming Soon: The Louisiana Connect Mobile App

www.osfa.la.gov


App Homepage


Login


Registration


TOPS Progress Tracker


Communication Center


College Search


College Search (2)


ScholarshipSearch


Louisiana Connect Public Landing Pages:

Although students and parents with log-in access are encouraged to do so, those without log-in access may now use the redesigned, newly-launched Louisiana Connect public pages to view a comprehensive collection of information needed for college and career planning.


Plan to Geaux

This section of the public pages is designed to help students and those invested in their success to identify career interests and the types of education and training they need to succeed.


Pay to Geaux

Paying for a college education, a graduate program or a technical certificatecan be stressful. This section of the public pages offers information about college costs, financial aid, scholarships and more.


Geaux to Work

Career planning is important at all stages of life. This section of the public pages provides information and resources needed to build your path and see your career dream become a reality.

Integration with the Louisiana Workforce Commission and its Star Jobs database provides easy access to career information.


Additional Information

This area of the public pages offers more information about the Louisiana Connect portal to potential users, including, students, teachers, counselors, industry professionals and more.


What Students are Saying about Louisiana Connect

“I thought that it was very helpful. The searches were very clear. I will definitely download it on my phone and use it.”

Anna Katherine Slaughter, Ben’s Ford Christian High School

“I think that the best feature is the Scholarship Search. I know that whenever I look for scholarships online, it’s really difficult for me to find a good Web site. I think that it was really great that it had all scholarship sin one area ands you can search based on what you want to major in.”

Sara Brasseaux, Westgate High School


What Students are Saying about Louisiana Connect

“I think that it’s very user friendly. You can navigate on it really easily. A lot of teenagers will be able to use it to find a college and scholarships very easily.”

Jade Plaisance, John Ehret High School

“I think that it’s great because no one ever really knows where they are when it comes to TOPS. With the app, you can see exactly what you need to be doing in order to get TOPS, so I think it’s awesome.”

London Petersons, Bowling Green High School


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