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How to Avoid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Holds

SAP Avoid Holds

You should work with your Academic Advisor to establish an academic plan for success. Here are recommendations to help avoid Financial Aid Holds/Satisfactory Academic Progress (FAH/SAP) holds:
  • Achieve and maintain a good academic standing: 2.0 cumulative grade point average GPA)
  • Complete all courses of enrollment
  • Abide by the educational plan established with your Academic Advisor
  • Allow for a minimum of 2 hours of study for every hour you are in the classroom
  • Utilize all available academic support services
  • Seek support services at the first sign they are needed

Tips for College Success

Please consider these tips for your college success. Research shows that proper study habits promote success:
  • Never miss class
  • Pay attention in class
  • Take notes
  • Participate in class
  • Always ask questions
  • Prioritize study over social activities
  • Study in quiet places (without distractions)
Success in college classes leads to greater self-confidence, increased motivation, and pride… all of which nurture a successful future.