Student Services
Financial Aid Office
Kaua’i Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. For more
information or inquiries regarding these policies, please contact Teresa Tumbaga, Title IX Coordinator,, 808-245-8395 or Alicia
Sams, Student Support Counselor,, 808-245-8317.
3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Highway
Līhu‘e, Hawai‘i 96766-9500
Telephone: (808) 245-8360
Fax: (808) 245-0100
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution
Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form
Student Name___________________ UH ID#______________ KCC Major___________
1. Submit an Appeal Letter. On a separate piece of paper, answer the following questions
completely and thoroughly:
Explain the circumstances that caused you to fall below the financial aid satisfactory
standards (cumulative 2.00 GPA; 67% cumulative course completion rate; completing
program within maximum timeframe). Give specific information and dates. If possible,
please attach supporting documentation to strengthen your case. (Ex. Doctor’s papers,
letter from counselor, therapist, social worker, legal documents, etc).
Explain what changes you have made (or will make) to overcome the hardships you listed
above. List the steps you have taken (or will take) to ensure success in your future
studies. Be specific about your goals.
2. Submit the completed Appeal Packet.
Submit the completed Appeal to the Financial Aid Office for review.
3. Meet with your Academic Counselor
Your Academic Counselor will provide you with an Academic Plan.
Develop a reasonable class schedule with your counselor that will help you meet the
requirements of your academic plan
If your appeal is approved, you will be notified of specific requirements and benchmarks that you will
have to meet each semester in order to remain eligible for financial aid. Students are only eligible for
one approved appeal.
If denied, then any balance owed to the school must be paid out of pocket or from other sources other
than Federal Financial Aid.
Generally, the deadline to submit an appeal is the last day of the withdrawal period (approximately 3
weeks into the semester). Late submission can be accepted upon approval. See the Kaua`i Community
College Academic Calendar for exact dates.
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