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Maintaining Eligibility

In order to maintain eligibility for consideration for financial aid, students must meet the standards set forth in Lamar State College Port Arthur’s policy on Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). There are three facets of the individual student record that determine financial aid eligibility: credit hours, grades, and time frame. The time frame is always included regardless of the level, enrollment status or degree objective for the student when considering the financial aid satisfactory academic progress standards. Please note that the financial aid appeal process is different from college/department academic appeal processes.

Credit Hours, GPA, and Time Frame

Who Is Considered Eligible?

When is SAP Reviewed?

What Happens If I Fail To Meet SAP Requirements?

Appeal Procedures

How Can I Regain Eligibility?

Repeating Courses

Other Important Information