Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) is committed to ensuring students’ academic success. The Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended requires UA Little Rock 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 if any of the following three academic progress standards of GPA, progress completion, and the time frame is not met.

2019-2020 Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Effective Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020

2020-2021 Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Effective Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021