To maintain Financial Aid eligibility, students must be in Good Academic Standing as outlined by the four criteria below:
- Minimum 2.0 term GPA
- Minimum 67% term completion rate (also known as Pace). 67% = credits completed divided by credits attempted (grades of F, U, W, R and I are counted as non-completions).
- Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA (calculated on all credits attempted at Gateway).
- Minimum 67% cumulative completion rate.
Financial Aid Academic Warning
Students failing to meet the standards for Good Academic Standing listed above will be automatically placed on Financial Aid Academic Warning for the next term. Students in Financial Aid Academic Warning status are not restricted in the number of credits they may take, but must achieve a minimum 67% term completion rate (completed credits divided by attempted credits) and a minimum 2.0 term GPA to avoid being placed on Financial Aid Academic Suspension. Financial Aid Academic Warning students who meet or exceed all 4 criteria will be in Good Academic Standing for the next term.
Financial Aid Academic Suspension
Students in Financial Aid Academic Warning status and fail to meet all conditions of Good Academic Standing will be placed on Financial Aid Academic Suspension. Suspended students may file a Financial Aid Academic Appeal for reinstatement or may receive Financial Aid once they have met all four criteria of Good Academic Standing.
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