SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS (SAP) APPEAL
Please print in black ink.
Last Name First Name MI
JCCC ID # Daytime Phone No.
(xxx - xxx - xxxx)
Deadlines to submit appeal: Fall – Nov. 1; Spring – April 1; Summer – July 1
If you are on Academic Suspension at JCCC, or are in default on a prior federal student loan, you are not eligible to submit this
appeal until your suspension has been resolved and you are no longer in default.
The following must also be completed before your appeal request can be reviewed:
• File your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.
• Complete the Financial Aid Student Information Form found under your Financial Aid requirements in your MyJCCC account.
• Allow 4-6 weeks for review. You will be notified by mail, to your address on file, of the committee’s decision.
• If approved, your file will be reviewed for awarding once all remaining requirements are complete. If denied, you will be
financially responsible for charges on your account.
Step 1: Print your Academic Progress status
1. Log in to MyJCCC by entering your JCCC username and password.
2. Select the My Financial Aid tab.
3. Select the Satisfactory Academic Progress link.
Step 2: Please explain and document the extenuating circumstances that have contributed to your inability to meet SAP
requirements, addressing EACH semester in which you failed or dropped classes, or if you have exceeded 150% of the published
length of your degree/certificate. Your written statement must address how the issue(s) that impacted your ability to meet SAP
standards have been resolved. You must also sign your statement.
Check all that apply below:
Health issue(s) experienced by yourself or immediate family member. Attach supporting medical documentation that
explains the nature and dates of the health issue(s).
Death of an immediate family member. Attach a photocopy of the death certificate or obituary. State the relationship of the
deceased to you.
Significant trauma in your life that impaired your emotional and/or physical health. Provide a detailed explanation regarding
the specific circumstances that occurred. Include dates and what you have done to overcome these challenges. Supporting
documentation from a third-party source (e.g., physician, social worker, therapist, police, courts, etc.) must be attached.
Other unexpected circumstances beyond your control. Please explain in detail the nature and dates of the unexpected
circumstances. Supporting documentation must be provided.
Other circumstances that caused you to exceed your maximum time frame for your program. This means you may have
attempted more than 150% of the required number of credit hours for your degree/certificate (e.g., prior degree, change of
major, career change, etc.).
It is assumed by the financial aid appeal review committee that any student filing an appeal is doing so based on the need
for financial aid. Therefore, do not discuss your need for financial aid as part of your rationale for reinstatement of federal
Financial Aid Office