Important Announcement: Starting fall 2020 SCC will begin using a new Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
Maricopa Community Colleges Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) for Financial Aid Eligibility
Federal regulations (CFR 668.32(f) and 668.34) require a student to move toward the completion of a degree or certificate within an eligible program when receiving financial aid. Specific requirements for academic progress for financial aid recipients are applied differently than Scholastic Standards. Federal regulations state that Academic Progress Standards must include a review of all periods of enrollment, regardless of whether or not aid was received. Students will be evaluated using the standards described below. Failure to meet any of these minimum standards will result in loss of title IV, HEA program (federal financial aid) eligibility.
To learn the basics about SAP, watch this video:
To learn more about satisfactory academic progress, visit the SAP Videos page.