System Procedure 2.9.1 Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress - History

System Procedures
Chapter 2 - Students

System Procedure History:

Date of Adoption: 04/23/04
Date of Implementation: 04/23/04
Date of Last Review: 02/04/21

Date & Subject of Amendments:

01/24/22 – In Part 11, Subp. E, added implementation date “effective Fall 2021” and “The exclusion requirement does not apply to developmental credits taken prior to Fall 2021.”

02/04/21 – The definitions for “academic amnesty/renewal”, “remedial/developmental credits”, and “developmental coursework” were added to the definition section in Part 2. In Part 3, College and University Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policies was reorganized to present the information more effectively. “Student information system” replaced “student data system”. In Part 7, C, 2 Suspension for extraordinary circumstances, the phrase “whose attendance patterns appear to abuse the receipt of financial aid” was modified to read “whose attendance patterns provide evidence of abuse of the receipt of financial aid”. Gender specific pronouns were replaced with “their” and “they”. In Part 11, E, Developmental credits, the words “and excluded in” were added so developmental credits would be excluded from the completion percentage measurement of satisfactory academic progress.

04/06/17 – Added new Part 1. Purpose and new Part 2. Definitions. Removed Appendix A. Order of Required Elements and Definitions. All technical changes consisting of the new formatting and writing standards being applied and the reorganization of the information into a more user friendly sequence.

1/25/12 - The Chancellor amends all current system procedures effective February 15, 2012, to change the term "Office of the Chancellor" to "system office" or similar term reflecting the grammatical context of the sentence.

11/15/11 - Effective December 1, 2011 - amended Part 5, Subpart C2, to remove a provision that is not supported within ISRS.

03/28/11 - Effective December 1, 2011 - amendment due to new federal regulations that require institutional SAP policies to follow a process of warning, suspension, appeal and probation, also require changes in notifications, treatment of transfer credits, and description of standards.

03/07/05 - Effective July 1, 2005 - amendment requires that a review of financial aid suspension be done by an individual, amendment also requires that all colleges and universities review financial aid satisfactory academic progress at the end of every term.