FINANCIAL AID SATISFACTORY
ACADEMIC PROGRESS PETITION
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BRANDMAN ID NUMBER
Indicate below the reason(s) your academic record is below federal standards:
Death in the immediate family (parents, siblings, spouse, or dependent children). Include the relationship of family
member to you and a copy of the death certificate, funeral program, or obituary
Documented illness or injury suffered by you that prevented class attendance for an extended period of time
(include dates and documentation of illness or injury and a statement from a physician that you are sufficiently
recovered to return to school)
Documented illness or injury of a family member that required your care (include the nature of the care you
provided, the dates and documentation of the illness or injury, and a statement explaining why your care is no
Military withdrawal from classes due to change of duty assignment (include copy of orders, statement from
commanding officer, or other suitable document)
Victim of a crime or unexpected disaster (include copy of police report, third party letters, etc.)
Multiple changes of your academic program, which resulted in your enrolling in more than 150 percent of the units
required for graduation (explain why you changed from each academic program to the next one, and why you will
successfully complete your current program)
Other circumstances not addressed in the above categories. (Include third party documentation that supports your
A typed, detailed letter of explanation that addresses the circumstances that prevented you from meeting the
minimum standards. Your statement must address each of the following items:
o The academic periods in which the circumstances occurred.
o The nature of your exceptional circumstance. Indicate if the situation is ongoing or non-recurring.
o The specific strategies you will employ to complete your courses successfully in the future.
A copy of your degree audit, which can be obtained from your MyBrandman self-service portal.
The academic plan on page 2 of this form that must be completed in conference with your academic advisor.
Third party documentation as required per above instructions.
Federal law requires that financial aid recipients and applicants maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress toward their
educational objectives. If there was an extraordinary situation that prevented you from meeting the minimum standards,
you may petition for reinstatement of assistance by completing this form and providing third party documentation. Please
indicate the appropriate circumstance below and attach to this form the necessary documentation related to your situation.
All required documentation must be included for your petition to be considered.