Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Requirements
Federal Satisfactory Academic Progress
Students must be making satisfactory academic progress towards completing an associate degree in order to remain eligible for federal financial aid (PELL, FSEOG, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Direct Loan). Students must meet all the following satisfactory academic progress requirements:
A student must achieve at least the minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) required to meet the college’s retention standard.
Refer to the Minimum GPA Chart for more details.
Pace of Progress
A student must successfully earn a minimum number of credits based upon the number of attempted credits.
Refer to the Pace of Progress Chart for more details.
Maximum Time Frame
A student may attempt no more than 150% of the credits required for completion of a degree.
Refer to the example on Maximum Time Frame.