What does it mean when your financial aid is in warning?

Financial Aid Warning is a status assigned if you were previously meeting SAP policy standards, however at the last SAP review, you failed to make satisfactory academic progress.

How does being on a financial aid warning status affect your financial aid?

Can I receive Financial Aid while I am on Financial Aid Warning? Yes, during the Financial Aid Warning semester, you can be awarded federal financial aid for which you have applied and are otherwise eligible. You may be granted financial aid during your ‘warning’ status for only one semester.

What is academic probation PCC?

You will be placed on academic probation if you achieve less than a cumulative 2.000 grade-point average on 12 or more units. Once placed on academic probation, you will be limited to a maximum load of 12 units per semester until you are removed.

What is the difference between a financial aid warning and a financial aid probation status *?

Warning. A student is placed on warning when SAP is not met: A student on probation may receive Financial Aid for their next enrollment term. The student must re-establish satisfactory academic progress during the warning term.

How do I know if I’m on financial aid suspension?

You will be notified if you are on financial aid suspension for any reason. Contact your school’s financial aid office for help. Depending on the cause of your financial aid suspension, you can file an appeal at most schools.

Can you get financial aid back if you lose it?

If a student loses financial aid for a failure to maintain satisfactory academic progress, the student may be able to regain eligibility by getting better grades. Until then, however, the student will be ineligible for financial aid and will have to pay for the college costs on his or her own.

What can happen if you don’t meet satisfactory academic progress?

If you don’t make satisfactory academic progress, the school may give you a financial aid warning. You’ll still receive financial aid during the warning period, which typically lasts for one academic term. If you don’t catch up by the end of your warning period, your federal financial aid will be suspended.

How many types of probation at PCC?

Academic Probation: You will be placed on academic probation if you have less than a cumulative 2.0 GPA when attempting 12 or more units. Progress Probation: You are placed on progress probation if you attempted 12 or more cumulative units and “W”, “I” and “NC” units reach or exceed half the cumulative units attempted.

How do you overcome academic probation?

Students on academic probation typically have to: Pass a specified number of credits. Earn a good GPA (determined by the school) Meet with academic advisors during their probationary period.

Can you regain financial aid?

File an Aid Appeal If you can prove extenuating circumstances, it may be possible for you to regain your financial aid. The aid appeal process is complex and varies by school, so many students and parents use FAFSA® aid appeal services to help recover federal student aid.

How do I regain financial aid after suspension?

In most cases, you need to repay the excess loan amount to regain your financial aid eligibility. You can pay it back all at once, or, if doing so would be a hardship, you can set up a repayment plan. Once you’ve repaid the amount, you will be able to get federal aid.

What happens after I apply for PCC financial aid?

After you apply, the PCC Financial Aid Office will request additional information from you. Watch your MyPCC Financial Aid Dashboard and look for red flags. When your award is ready, we will send you an email with instructions for accepting your award.

What non-traditional credits are accepted for credit at PCC?

Non-traditional credits (this includes AP, CLEP, IB and Military) that are accepted for credit at PCC will not be used in the calculation of SAP standing, but will be counted in the calculation of the 150% maximum timeframe credit limit for financial aid.

How is satisfactory academic progress determined for financial aid?

Satisfactory Academic Progress will be determined for all applicants prior to being awarded financial aid. Determination will be based on all previous academic history at PCC regardless of whether or not financial assistance was received. Satisfactory Academic Progress will be reviewed at the end of every term.

What are the requirements for receiving financial aid?

Federal regulations require that all students who receive financial aid must maintain satisfactory academic progress and work towards an eligible degree or certificate. In addition, federal regulations require students be on pace to complete their degree or certificate before reaching…