Submitting A Financial Aid Academic Appeal

Instructions for submitting a financial aid satisfactory academic progress appeal Students whose financial aid is suspended due to not meeting the grade point average and/or completion rate requirement may appeal if they have extenuating circumstances that contributed to the poor academic performance. You are required to submit documentation to support your explanation.

  1. The SAP Appeal form is submitted online.
  2. You must submit documentation to support your appeal. Your documentation should be uploaded and attached to your appeal submission. Your appeal will be considered incomplete and denied if documentation is not submitted.
  3. You must explain how the barriers to your success were resolved and provide a plan of steps you have taken to assure future success. Your appeal will be denied if you do not provide a clear, concise and relevant plan.
  4. SAP Calculator is now available to assist you in determining the number of credit hours you need to successfully complete in future semesters and the grades you will need to earn in order to maintain financial aid eligibility.

SUMMER 2018

 Appeals Submitted by Decisions by
March 29 April 13
April 13 May 4
May 1 May 15
May 16 May 31
May 29
(for students starting sessions)
June 12

SAP Appeals will be viewed according to the schedule below with the following exceptions:

  • Students who are enrolled spring 2018 and submit an appeal can expect a decision by May 24.  This means that if you pre-register for summer 2018, you are responsible for payment of tuition and fees for the summer 2018 term by the posted payment deadline.
  • If the appeal is approved the appropriate reimbursements will be made according to the posted refund schedule.

FALL 2018

 Appeals Submitted by Decisions by
June 29 July 13
July 13 August 3
July 27 August 14
August 15 September 6
September 5 September 24
September 28
(for students starting mini-mester classes)
October 15

SAP Appeals will be viewed according to the schedule below with the following exceptions:

  • Students who are enrolled summer 2018 and submit an appeal by July 27 can expect a decision by August 21. This means that if you pre-register for fall 2018, you are responsible for payment of tuition and fees for the fall 2018 semester by the posted payment deadline.
  • If the appeal is approved the appropriate reimbursements will be made according to the posted refund schedule.

SPRING 2019

 Appeals Submitted by Decisions by
November 2 November 20
December 7 December 19
January 2 January 31
January 18 February 4
February 8 February 28
February 22
(for students starting second mini-mester classes)
March 8

SAP Appeals will be viewed according to the schedule below with the following exceptions:

  • Students who are enrolled fall 2018 and submit an appeal by December 7 can expect a decision by January 18. This means that if you pre-register for spring 2019, you are responsible for payment of tuition and fees for the spring 2019 semester by the posted payment deadline.
  • If the appeal is approved the appropriate reimbursements will be made according to the posted refund schedule.

SUMMER 2019

 Appeals Submitted by Decisions by
March 29 April 12
April 12 May 3
May 1 May 15
May 16 May 31
May 29 June 12
May 29
(for students starting sessions)
June 12

SAP Appeals will be viewed according to the schedule below with the following exceptions:

  • • Students who are enrolled spring 2019 and submit an appeal by May 1 can expect a decision by May 24. This means that if you pre-register for summer 2019, you are responsible for payment of tuition and fees for the summer 2019 term by the posted payment deadline.
  • If the appeal is approved the appropriate reimbursements will be made according to the posted refund schedule.