Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Process
Students who are denied financial aid at Mitchell Community College due to not meeting the satisfactory progress
requirements according to the financial aid satisfactory academic progress standards may appeal to have their financial
aid reinstated. A student may submit this completed Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form, along with all related
supporting documentation. Appeals submitted without supporting documentation will not be reviewed.
Name First ____________________________________ Middle_______________________ Last___________________________________________
Mitchell ID#_______________________________________ Phone Number _________________________________
Previous Appeal Yes No If YES, Was Appeal Granted? Yes No
STEP ONE (Only complete this section if appealing ‘Suspension’)
Please indicate the extenuating circumstance that contributed to your inability to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
by checking the category below that applies to you. Please follow the instructions for each category.
Death of an immediate family member (spouse, child, sibling, parent or grandparent).
Attach a copy of the death certificate or obituary and include the name of the deceased and relationship in Step Two.
Serious injury or illness to student or immediate family member.
Attach a statement from the physician and explain the nature and dates of the injury or illness in Step Two.
Significant event in student’s life that affected the student’s emotional and/or physical health.
Provide a detailed explanation in Step Two regarding the specific circumstances. Please include dates of trauma and
explain what actions you have taken to overcome this situation. Supporting documentation from a third party
(physician, social worker, psychiatrist, law enforcement official, etc.) must be attached.
Personal or immediate family emergency.
Provide a detailed explanation in Step Two explaining the nature and date of the emergency. Supporting
documentation must be provided.
Maximum Time Frame exceeded for completing a program of study OR Maximum Time Frame exceeded due to
completing a prior degree at Mitchell Community College. REQUIRED: Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress
Degree Evaluation Form
Provide a detailed explanation in Step Two as to why you have attempted an excessive amount of course credits and have
not graduated from your program of study. If you are pursuing an additional degree from Mitchell Community College,
you must provide a detailed explanation in Step Two as to why you are pursuing another degree at Mitchell Community
Your Academic Advisor must complete and sign the ‘Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Degree Evaluation
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