Reasons for past academic performance: *
Students appealing for being over the maximum hours (out of hours) required for a one-year certificate or two-year degree program will need to explain why they are over the maximum hours for their program of study.
Students appealing an ineligible status due to GPA or completion rate will need to explain the reason for all withdrawals and/or failing grades. Examples include: serious illness or accident, illness or death of an immediate family member, or other mitigating circumstances. Students will also need to attach documentation that supports their explanation.
Students appealing for being over the maximum hours required for a one-year certificate or two-year degree program can attach the Academic Plan to Complete Degree Requirements.
Students appealing an ineligible status due to GPA or completion rate must attach documentation that supports their explanation of their ineligible status.
You may attach up to three documents to support your justification. Please attach documents as a Microsoft Word document, an Adobe PDF document, or as an image file. The maximum file size for each document is 10 MB.
By signing this form, you agree to the following requirements if your financial aid appeal is approved.
To remain eligible on financial aid probation and receive aid for future semesters:
- *Students must earn at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) each semester.
- *Students must complete 100% of their registered courses each semester and cannot receive a ‘F’ for Failing, ‘W’ for Withdrawals, or ‘INC’ for Incompletes on their transcript.
A student’s academic plan will be reviewed at the end of every semester. A student who fails to meet any of the requirements of their academic plan will be placed on ‘Ineligible’ status and will no longer be eligible to receive federal/state aid.
Students appealing for being over the maximum hours to complete their degree must also submit an Academic Plan to Complete Degree Requirements that is completed with their advisor. You will be notified by the financial aid office if you must complete this additional form. Click on the following link to print the Academic Plan to Complete Degree Requirements form. Academic Plan to Complete Degree Requirements (jalc.edu)
I accept: By signing this form, I agree to the requirements stated above for the duration of my probation and will work diligently to complete my degree requirements.
Once you have completed this form, click on the “Submit” button. Notification of the committee’s decision, recommendations or requirements will be sent to the email address you provided.