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Satisfactory Academic Progress

Keep Your Education on Track

Get support to stay on a steady path toward completing your degree. We want you to finish your degree in a reasonable time with acceptable grades. This is known as satisfactory academic progress (SAP).

Perhaps your GPA has slipped or you aren’t making as much progress as you’d like. Reach out to us for help if that’s the case. We provide these resources and more:

  • Academic advising
  • Counseling
  • Instructors
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Special programs
  • Outside referrals

The SAP policy outlines resources and understand your rights and responsibilities. We want you to succeed!

Read the complete SAP policy

SAP Requirements

Academic Standard

(Standards are cumulative and include all periods of enrollment, regardless of financial aid)
Minimum Requirement Details



Cumulative grade point average calculated with grades of A, B, C, D, F, FN and FW.

Percentage of Course Completion

2/3 (66.66%)

Satisfactory grades in all courses you attempt. Grades F, FN, NA, FW, NW, I, N, NC, W, Z and IP (or blank/missing) are unsatisfactory and negatively impact your completion percentage.

Maximum Timeframe to Complete Degree/Certificate

150% of the published credit length of the program.

Applies to financial aid recipients. Program length is according to the college catalog.

(Standards to meet SAP with detailed explanation).

How the SAP Policy Works

Every registered student receives a SAP check after each term. We’ll step in to help guide students who don’t meet the standards toward success.

You are responsible to read and understand the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy which describes more details, your rights and responsibilities. Please contact us if you have questions after you have read the full policy.

GPA Calculator

We recommend you use the GPA calculator to estimate your GPA and completion rate during your warning term.

Academic Renewal

Learn the details for Academic Renewal.

Maximum Timeframe

Manage the time you have to complete your degree and receive financial aid.

SAP Options

See your options and what your next move should be.

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