Yes, it will affect the Pace calculation and Max Time requirement.

No, but you may qualify for some alternative loans that do not require SAP.

Even if improvement after a semester is enough to alleviate your SAP issue(s), federal regulations prohibit us from evaluating SAP for students more than once annually.  The only way to receive consideration for financial aid after being flagged as "not meet" is by submitting an appeal.

No, admission to the university does not guarantee financial and eligibility.  The financial aid office will notify you if you fail SAP.  A separate appeal is required.

No, you would need to submit an appeal, with appropriate supporting document, to receive consideration.

No, all attempted hours count in the SAP evaluation, including those excluded under the transfer equivalent option.  Therefore, you will not automatically meet SAP requirements based on this policy.

Some lenders offer alternative loans that do not require you to meet SAP standards.  However, you may need a creditworthy cosigner to qualify.

As required by federal regulations, any dual enrollment hours that you earned based on work completed while in high school will count as attempted hours in the SAP evaluation.

Our SAP policy requires that we add the following hours to those that appear as attempted on your transcript (transfer, AP/IB credit, withdrawals, repeat/forgive, incompletes and credit hours earned by exam).  Divide the number of credit hours you earned by your total attempted hours.  If the answer is 67 percent or more, you meet the Pace (credits earned) requirement.

You are subject to the same standards as students who are pursuing a single major.  If you exceed the max time limit, you may submit an appeal for consideration.  Many students submit successful appeals and continue receiving financial aid until graduation.

Federal regulations stipulate that we grant your appeal one semester at a time.  You must fulfill the terms of an academic plan to continue receiving financial aid.  We encourage you to submit your appeal as early as possible.  An early appeal will receive an early response.

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