SAP Appeal Forms and Information
Please read all instructions before proceeding to SAP Appeal forms
with a SAP suspended status can submit a SAP appeal to reinstate financial aid eligibility
if extenuating circumstances prevented him/her from making satisfactory
academic progress. SAP Appeals will be
reviewed by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid committee. Submitting an appeal does not guarantee
approval of financial aid eligibility reinstatement.
Appeal must include the following:
- SAP Appeal Form: Students are required to list which
SAP standard(s) they are not meeting.
Students may refer to the ‘To Do List’ section on the LOUIE Student
Center to obtain this information.
- Personal Statement: Students are required to submit a
typed personal statement addressing the following (if circumstances covered
more than one semester, address each semester that SAP standards were not met):
extenuating circumstances prevented you from making satisfactory academic
did the circumstances affect your academic performance?
has your situation changed, and what specific steps are you taking to ensure
future success and make progress toward your degree/certificate according to
- Supporting Documentation: Students are required to submit
supporting documentation that substantiate circumstances including, but not
limited to: statements from physician or health care provider, court documents,
birth/death certificates, obituaries, third- party statements or any other
relevant documentation. Please do not send original documents as
they will not be returned.
- Unofficial Transcript: Students are required to provide a
current copy of their NAU unofficial academic transcript. This may be obtained at the student’s NAU
LOUIE Student Center.
- Academic Plan Form: Required for students approaching or exceeding SAP Maximum Time
Frame. Students must make
arrangements to meet with their academic advisor to determine remaining courses
required for graduation and agree upon an academic plan.