A student who has completed all the necessary requirements for a specific degree program but still fails to obtain the degree, is not eligible for further federal student aid funds for that program. Students are strongly encouraged to complete a degree audit to review graduation eligibility under current major . A degree audit is easily obtained on line at http://www.fairmontstate.edu/studentservices/registrar through a tool called "Degree Works". Students can also make an appointment with the Academic Advising Staff.
Students who fail to meet the Cumulative GPA, Completion Rate, or Maximum Time Frame standards by the end of the Spring Semester, will be placed on “suspension”. The “suspension” will be effective immediately and will remain until SAP standards are reevaluated the following spring semester. If a student meets these standards prior to the next scheduled evaluation, students may speak with a financial aid counselor for reconsideration of financial aid eligibility.
Appeals will be reviewed by the following and in the following order: