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Rights and Responsibilities

Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Financial Assistance

1. Criteria for continued student eligibility of financial assistance:

  • A student must maintain 1/2 time enrollment status each semester
  • Undergraduate student 1/2 enrollment is 6 credit hours
  • For graduate students 1/2 enrollment is 3 credit hours

2. Standards which the student must maintain in order to be considered to be making satisfactory progress in his or her course of study for the purpose of receiving financial aid assistance:

  • A Student must maintain good academic standing in their course of study to continue financial aid eligibility
  • The minimum grade point averages permitted for students to be considered in good standing for each classification are as follows

Freshmen (0-24 Hours)

Academic Warning: Cumulative GPA falls below 1.60

Academic Probation: Cumulative GPA remains below 1.60 at end of academic warning semester

Academic Dismissal: Cumulative GPA remains below 1.60 at end of academic probation semester OR Fails 3/4 of attempted hours

Sophomore (25-51 Hours)

Academic Warning: Cumulative GPA falls below 1.90

Academic Probation: Cumulative GPA remains below 1.90 at end of academic warning semester

Academic Dismissal: Cumulative GPA remains below 1.90 at end of academic probation semester OR Fails 1/2 of attempted hours

Junior (52-89) Hours

Academic Warning: Cumulative GPA falls below 1.90

Academic Probation: Cumulative GPA remains below 1.90 at end of academic warning semester

Academic Dismissal: Cumulative GPA remains below 1.90 at end of academic probation semester OR Fails 1/2 of attempted hours

Senior (90 hours and above)

Academic Warning: Cumulative GPA falls below 2.00

Academic Probation: Cumulative GPA remains below 2.00 at end of academic warning semester

Academic Dismissal: Cumulative GPA remains below 2.00 at end of academic probation semester OR Fails 1/2 of attempted hours

  • A student may not continue to receive financial assistance when the student has attempted more than 150 percent of the required number of credit hours to complete the degree. For example, if the undergraduate degree requires 130 credits hours for completion, the student may receive financial assistance for up to 195 credit hours (150 percent of the credit hours required)
  • Financial Aid Warning: Students who are not in good standing are placed on financial aid warning status for the ensuing term of the student’s enrollment. Students are allowed to retain their financial aid during the warning semester. A student receives only one warning semester
  • Financial Aid Suspension: Occurs following the semester of warning or any subsequent semester after the warning semester if the student fails to achieve the required academic average for the grade level progression. Student do not receive financial assistance during periods of suspension

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