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Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal
In order to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal you must:
Have a completed an 19-20 FAFSA/Dream Act Application
Be registered for classes for the semester in which you are appealing
Submit a current Student Educational Plan completed with an academic counselor
Submit a typed personal statement that explains why you did not make academic progress.
Your statement should include what circumstances beyond your control prevented you from meeting the standard(s) that you
mark below. You must also explain how this situation has changed and the steps you are taking to prevent it from happening again
(for example, better utilizing campus support services). Supporting documentation that helps explain your situation can be attached.
Please note, this is a statement about your academic progress, not how much you need financial aid.
Take time and be thoughtful with your statement!
Please complete the following using the information in the Financial Aid section of your Pipeline account.
I am appealing to be reinstated for financial aid for the following semester: Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
I am appealing for financial aid because (check all that apply):
I am not completing at least 67% of my classes: My current pace is ____%
My cumulative GPA is below 2.0. My current cumulative GPA is: _____
I have exceeded the maximum units allowed for my educational goal. I have attempted _____ units.
I completed zero units the last semester I was enrolled at SBCC. My last semester was: _______________
I anticipate that I will meet my educational goal by the end of ______________ semester
(example: Fall 2021)
You will be informed of the outcome of your appeal via your SBCC Pipeline email. Please note that appeals are reviewed on a case-by-case
basis and that not all appeals are granted. The decision of the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Committee is final and is not
appealable elsewhere on campus.
I certify that all the information on this form and any attachments and subsequent information provided
to the SBCC Financial Aid Office is true, complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I
understand that false statements or misrepresentations will be cause for denial, reduction, withdrawal
and/or repayment of financial aid and referral to appropriate administrators under AP 5500 Standards of
Student Conduct.
Student’s Signature
Last Name (Print) First Name M.I.
Student ID (K00 Number)
( )
Pipeline Email
Phone Number
Financial Aid Office: www.sbcc.edu/financialaid/