Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Federal and State financial aid regulations require College of San Mateo (CSM), to establish, publish and apply qualitative, quantitative and incremental standards by which CSM can determine whether a student requesting and/or receiving financial aid is maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in his/her course of study. Financial Aid recipients are required to have a declared major and enrollment in a Title IV eligible program. You can learn more about SAP requirements below:
If you have been disqualified for Financial Aid due to not making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), you will need to complete the online SAP Counseling Sessions shown below. These sessions require that you log in, so before beginning the sessions, you will be asked to register a new account.
- The Essentials to Understanding Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and What it Means to You
- The Key Components to the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Financial Aid Appeal Process
Once you have complete the online Counseling Sessions, make sure to print the Certificate of Completion, and bring it along with your current Student Education Plan (SEP) to the Financial Aid Office.
If you have questions, please contact: