Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is the term used to define successful completion of coursework toward a Certificate or Degree to maintain eligibility for financial aid. Marshall University is required by federal and state regulations and institutional policy to determine whether a student is meeting SAP requirements. Students must meet the minimum standards set forth in the applicable SAP policies below to continue to receive financial aid.

Financial Aid SAP Policy for Undergraduate Students
Financial Aid SAP Policy for Graduate Students
Financial Aid SAP Policy for Doctor of Medicine Degree Students
Financial Aid SAP Policy for Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Students
Financial Aid SAP Policy for Doctor of Physical Therapy Students

If a student is notified that he or she is ineligible for financial aid due to failure to meet the SAP standards, he or she may be able to appeal for aid reinstatement. The Request for Reinstatement of Financial Aid Eligibility form (Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal) must be completed and submitted to the Office of Student Financial Assistance by the deadlines listed on the form for consideration of financial aid eligibility reinstatement.

The Deadline for Fall 2022 SAP reinstatement forms was 8/16/2022 at Midnight. All Submissions after this date will not be processed.

You must provide a written detailed explanation of the factors contributing to your lack of academic progress & supporting documentation. If medical reasons are part of your appeal, you must also submit the signed and completed Medical Documentation Support Form with your Appeal for Financial Aid Reinstatement.