Financial Aid Bldg

Financial Aid

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Status Definitions:  Good StandingWarningProbation,  Disqualification

Students not making SAP Two Quarters in a row will be automatically placed in one term of "Disqualification" status.

  • Students may reestablish their eligibility by meeting the Pace of Progression- 67% completion rate standard along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Disqualified – Unit Completion        In the last quarter in which you attempted six or more units, you did not earn the required number of units for your enrollment status. Since you were already on warning or probation status, you are now disqualified.

Disqualified – Quarterly GPA       In the last quarter in which you attempted six or more units, you did not earn a 2.0 GPA for the quarter. Since you were already on warning or probation status, you are now disqualified.

Disqualified – Cumulative GPA        At the end of the last quarter you did not have a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Since you were already on warning or probation status, you are now disqualified.

Disqualified – Maximum Time      At the end of the last quarter the number of units you have attempted of higher education is at the end of the maximum time frame. If you have not earned your degree or certificate, and would like to appeal for additional time of aid eligibility, you must complete the Request for Extension process*. Students are considered one time only for appeals for extended time. No further appeals will be considered.

 

* Institutional Policies:

 

  • Remedial/ESL coursework may be excluded from the Pace and Maximum Time Frame calculations up to a maximum of 45 units combined.
  • All units attempted are considered in the evaluation process, this includes incompletes and withdrawals
  • Major Changes: A maximum of two major changes are allowed

 

Disqualified – End of Extended Time      You had previously reached the maximum time frame and were either granted additional time which has now run out, or denied additional time. Students are considered one time only for appeals for extended time. No further appeals will be considered.

Students in a disqualified status are not eligible for any federal or state aid  including grants, loans, or work-study.

Students may appeal a disqualified status. Appeals** must examine the issues related to their inability to meet satisfactory progress requirements and outline steps they have taken to resolve, remedy, change, improve, or mitigate those issues. Students may be given a referral to meet with a counselor to create or update their Education Plan in order for their appeal to be considered.  Students are notified by email whether an appeal is approved, denied or if further information is required.

 

 

  • Should include an explanation of why the student failed to meet SAP
  • Should explain what has changed that will allow the student to make SAP
  • Additional documentation requires; see appeals form
  • Outcome is a Professional Judgment decision, case-by-case and not capricious nor discriminatory
  • Progress Report and/or an updated Education Plan may be required prior to final determination
  • Remedial Courses: Remedial courses are eligible for funding only if recommended on a student's educational plan by an academic counselor. A maximum of 45 remedial course units will be eligible for financial aid funding

 

Students may reinstate themselves to good standing by meeting all the satisfactory progress requirements in a future quarter within the maximum time frame.

At the start of the new quarter, Students who are in disqualification may have their financial aid delayed until their status can be determined.

* Requests for extensions are reviewed in the order they are received and may take up to 8 weeks to be processed.

**Appeals are reviewed in the order they are received and may take up to 4 weeks to be processed.



 

 



Financial Aid
Building:
Baldwin Winery
Contact:
FinancialAid@deanza.edu
Phone:
408.864.8718

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Last Updated: 9/30/16