DePaul University > Admission & Aid > Financial Aid > Maintain Eligibility > Satisfactory Academic Progress > Appeal Suspension
If you have extenuating circumstances that prevented you from meeting the minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements, you may appeal for the reinstatement of your financial aid eligibility.
By the term deadline, you may complete a SAP appeal in
Financial Aid tile > View My FA Academic Progress.
A SAP appeal consists of a written letter that includes the following items:
There are additional appeal requirements for students who exceed the maximum timeframe.
You will need to meet with your advisor to discuss and submit documentation in Campus Connect of:
Only returning (readmitted) students, who were not meeting SAP prior to their absence, can appeal by submitting an online
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal for Returning Students (use your BlueKey username and password to login to this form).
Appeals are reviewed within 7-10 business days, once you submit all necessary documentation. You will receive an email with the outcome of your appeal and information related to your SAP status moving forward. Definitions of SAP statuses can be found on
Definitions and Terminology.