Financial Aid Office
P.O. Box 14007 ● Salem, OR 97309 503.399.5018 ● Fax 503.399.5528
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
ame: Chemeketa ID#: K ______________________
Degree or certificate you are currently seeking at Chemeketa: _____________________
ll appeal requests must be completed in full and signed. The decision on your appeal will be
sent to your My Chemeketa email, or you can check your Financial Aid Academic Progress
status on your My Chemeketa.
It ma
y take several weeks for your appeal to be reviewed. If you are not notified of your
financial aid appeal status by the “last day to drop and receive a refund”, you should consider
dropping your classes for that term if you are unable to pay tuition from your own resources.
ack of knowledge of the financial aid SAP standards is NOT acceptable grounds for an
appeal. Appeal approval is not automatic.
u must fully explain the circumstances that prevented you from meeting SAP requirements
by addressing all terms you did not pass 100% of the credits you attempted and/or received a
cumulative GPA below 2.0.
Documentation Requirements: You must include documentation for any circumstance that
can be reasonably documented. The documentation must coincide with the term(s) you
completed less than 100% of the credits you attempted and/or your cumulative GPA was
below 2.0. If you do not have documentation of your circumstance, you must explain why.
mples of documentation are statements from health care providers, crisis counselors or
social workers, police reports, obituaries, and/or court reports. In most cases, notes from
family members or friends are not considered adequate documentation.
If your appeal is denied you are responsible for any unpaid tuition and fees.
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hen completing the questions you must be complete in your answers. Federal regulations
allow appeals to be approved only if you can demonstrate mitigating circumstances,
emergencies, or other unusual circumstances that led to your academic difficulties.
1. Explain the circumstances that prevented you from meeting SAP requirements. Address all
terms you did not pass 100% of the credits you attempted and/or your term GPA was
below 2.00. It is your responsibility to explain how your circumstances were of sufficient
duration and intensity to affect the entire term(s). If available, attach documentation of
your circumstances and/or explain why you do not hav
e documentation.
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2. Identify how you resolved the above circumstances. Describe the steps you are taking to
ensure your future academic success. Examples may include enrolling in a course
designed to address your specific academic barriers, receiving tutoring services, utilizing
other campus or community resources, etc.
CERTIFICATION STATEMENT: I certify the information is true and correct to the best of my
knowledge. I have read each section and provided the required documentation explaining why I
could not complete my classes and what will be different about the upcoming quarter. I understand
that decisions on appeals are processed on a case-by-case basis. If approved, I will be expected to
make academic progress in all future quarters. I understand the completion of this appeal form does
not indicate an approval of my appeal. I will be notified of the final decision through My.Chemeketa
I understand that if I give false or misleading information, I may be fined up to $20,000, sent to
prison, or both. I realize that if this appeal is approved, I will or may be placed on warning or
probation status. I will be required to successfully complete 100% of the credits I attempt with a 2.0
GPA or higher and bring my cumulative percentage and GPA up to SAP standards.
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