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What are the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements for me?

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All schools that participate in Federal Financial Aid programs must establish a Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy that establishes certain minimum academic progress requirements for students who are receiving Federal Aid.

Here's what you must do:

  1. Maintain an overall GPA of 2.0
  2. Complete 67% of all units that you attempt
  3. Complete your academic goal at SMC with the maximum time frame
    (If you are in an AA program or are transferring to a four year college,
    you will be expected to complete your studies by the time you attempt 90 units.)

To find out more information about SMC's Financial Aid SAP Policy factsheet or go to the
SAP Policy webpage.


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