Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) is committed to ensuring studentsā€™ academic success. The Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended requires UALR to establish a policy that will enforce academic progress standards to ensure students receiving federal financial aid are making timely progress to complete their intended program of study.

  • Academic records for undergraduate and graduate students will be reviewed after each period of enrollment (fall, spring, and summer) to confirm that students are making satisfactory academic progress
  • Academic records for law students will be reviewed annually in August
  • All student records will be reviewed.
  • Federal financial aid recipients will be notified by letter if any of the following three academic progress standards of GPA, progress completion, and time frame are not met.

2014-2015 Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Effective Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015

2013-2014 Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Effective Fall 2013, Spring 2014, and Summer 2014
2012-2013 Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Effective Fall 2012, Spring 2013, and Summer 2013