Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is the term used to define the 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 outlined 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 they are ineligible for financial aid due to failure to meet the SAP standards, they can 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 record for consideration of financial aid eligibility reinstatement. Spring 2023 Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal The Deadline for Spring 2023 SAP reinstatement forms was January 6rd, 2023 at Midnight. All Submissions after this date will not be processed. You must explain 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.