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Federal financial aid is packaged based upon the duration of your scheduled enrollment each semester.
If you have been packaged with, or are otherwise eligible for, financial aid and begin attendance, but then change your enrollment and fail to attend class for the time period originally scheduled, APUS is required to recalculate the financial aid you are eligible for based upon your adjusted enrollment. The calculation determines the percentage of the original financial aid package that was earned during the period you actually attended.
Changes to your enrollment include: dropping, withdrawing, or failure to participate in classes. It is also important to note that voluntary or involuntary disenrollment can also result in a change in your financial aid eligibility.
Federal guidelines require the university to review the grades for all students who complete their semester. The university must not only check students for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in their program of study, but must also have a mechanism in place to determine if a student failed to complete any courses in a semester.
The following procedures are followed: