Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal

  • Federal regulations require that students seeking financial aid must be making satisfactory progress toward the completion of a degree.
  • Contact information

  • If not sure, check GPA
  • If this is your first time achieving MAX status you will need to meet with an advisor to outline a degree plan. Phone: (903) 823-3012 // Email Advising
    If you have previously submitted a max credit appeal for your current major and are just renewing it for the new semester, you may type "See original appeal" in the blanks below.
    The Financial Aid Office must receive your degree plan before any financial aid will be determined.
  • Documentation required for appeal

  • Federal regulations stipulate appeals may be granted based on extenuating circumstances only.

    Answers below should be one paragraph or more.

  • Optional uploads

  • If any of the below are applicable to your appeal you may attach documents that support your case.
    • Medical documentation that supports that you were medically unable to meet the requirements for SAP; or
    • Verification of a death (obituary or death certificate) in your immediate family. Immediate family for purposes of a financial aid appeal is parents, siblings, children, spouse or grandparents; or
    • Verification of military orders for military personnel and their families that have been temporarily reassigned or called to active service; or
    • Verification of natural disasters beyond your control that impacted your academic performance; or
    • Personal tragedies that were beyond your control and are documented by a 3rd party professional, i.e. police, courts, medical, clergy, etc.
    • If you submit a divorce decree, you must submit additional documents such as a restraining order, child custody papers, or any additional legal documentation. A divorce decree alone is not considered an extenuating circumstance.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.
    You may upload up to 5 supporting documents which must be one of the following file formats: jpg, gif, png, pdf. Individual files for upload may be up to 5MB in size each.
  • Acknowledgement

  • By submitting this form, I certify that all information and documentation submitted pertaining to this appeal is true
    For Presidential Scholars, I understand I may only submit one appeal.
  • Type your full name
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY