Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Students who receive federal financial aid must maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) toward graduation.
Financial assistance is disbursed to students who meet the following requirements:
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or above during their enrollment at BYU–Hawaii.
- Students on grade warning status may continue to receive federal and institutional loans and grants. However, students whose status is probation or suspension are not eligible for aid.
Complete all graduation requirements within 150% of the minimum hours required to complete your degree.
- Most BYU–Hawaii students require about 120 hours for a BA or BS degree. The maximum attempted hour limit for these students is 180 hours (which is 50% more than the 120 hours required).
- Your maximum hour limit includes all “attempted” hours, including hours for classes you repeated, and those for which you received a failing grade, a withdrawal, or incomplete.
- Undergraduates who accumulate 60 hours of non-progress grades automatically lose eligibility for federal and institutional aid.
- Transfer students should speak with a financial aid counselor to review their transfer work and to determine their maximum attempted hour limit.
Successfully complete at least 67 percent of all attempted credits in which they are enrolled.
- Successful completion includes all classes for which the student receives a grade of A+ through D-.
- Non-progress grades are those which indicate: failing, withdrawal, incomplete, or that a course was repeated.
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