Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal: In order to be eligible for financial aid, students must meet the SAP Standards at Cleary. To meet these standards, students must meet the following academic and attempted credit standards:
- A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a 2.0 or better.
- Successfully completed 67% of all attempted credits. Attempted Credit Standards
- Not attempt more than 150% of their program. (For example, students working toward a 60 credit hour Associate Degree can attempt 90 credits (60 x 150% = 90). Once 150% has been attempted, including credits attempted at other institutions, the student has reached credit limit.)
- If a student is not meeting these requirements, they may not be eligible for certain types of financial aid, or any financial aid at all. [34 CFR 668.34(a), (b)]
An appeal can be filed by completing these steps:
- Fill out the Financial Aid Appeal Form completely.
- Applications must meet the criteria as on next page and include supporting documentation.
- Financial aid appeals can take 10 to 15 business days for processing.
Appeal Terms and Conditions:
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
- I understand that all communication, including the outcome of the appeal, will be sent via email to my Cleary email address.
- I understand that any misrepresentation of the facts can result in formal disciplinary action.
- I understand that if an appeal is granted, I must successfully complete all attempted classes with a
- 2.0 or higher GPA during the appeal semester(s).
- I understand that if these standards are not met, I will be placed on financial aid suspension and lose financial aid for future semesters. If I am on credit limit, I also understand that this pertains to me.
- I understand that incomplete appeals will be denied.
- I understand that if an appeal is granted, and I use it for loans I may run out of loan eligibility in future semesters as there is a federal maximum that cannot be exceeded.
- I understand that if I miss the semester deadline dates to submit a financial aid appeal (see below) my appeal will be reviewed for the next semester:
2020 Fall Semester: End of October
2021 Winter Semester: End of March
2021 Spring/Summer Semester: End of July