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Pace (Alternate Calculator)

Use our What-If Pace calculator if you are determining your Pace standing depending on a current quarter credit completion scenario. For example, you can check what your Pace will be at the end of the quarter if you drop a five credit class during the quarter. Do not use the What-If calculator for preparing Pace reinstatement petitions.


 

Pace Calculator  

For financial aid eligibility, you must complete 80% of your cumulative attempted credits to be on pace to graduate. All students are monitored for pace at the end of every quarter. If your completion rate drops below 80%, you will be placed on Financial Aid Warning for one quarter. If your completion rate remains below 80% after the warning quarter, you will be placed on Financial Aid Suspension and will have an opportunity to petition to regain eligibility.

Enter Credits

Total Completed Credits

Completed credits are credits for which you received a passing grade such as A through D-, P, or S. Completed credits also include transfer and Running Start credits. The total number of completed credits is listed on your academic transcript.


F, Z, XM, W, SW grades: put the total number of credits for each of these grades in the input block provided. For example, a W in a three credit class and a W in a five credit class totals up to eight credits of the W grade. These credits plus your completed credits are totaled to determine your attempted credits.

Total Completed Credits:
F Grade Credits:
Z Grade Credits:
XM Grade Credits:
W Grade Credits:
SW Grade Credits:
Total Attempted Credits:

What If I Drop

Use this section to check what your Pace will be if you do not successfully complete currently enrolled credits.

Do not use this section when creating a
plan for financial aid reinstatement.
 
Current Quarter Enrolled Credits:
Enter the number of credits in which you are currently enrolled. Exclude credits that you either have, or will, drop within the first five days of the quarter since these credits do not show on your transcript and do not count as attempted credits.

If you are viewing your attempted credits on a Financial Aid Department report, your academic transcript, or Web4U, the attempted credits will include credits through your most recently completed quarter (after grades are posted and Pace processing has run). It will not include credits from your current quarter enrollment. For example, if you have attempted 90 credits after the end of fall quarter and are enrolled for 15 credits for winter quarter, Financial Aid reporting will show 90 attempted credits. The 15 credits from winter quarter will not show on reports until after the end of winter quarter.

Examples: In February you are enrolled in 15 credits winter quarter. A report provided by the Financial Aid Department shows that you have attempted 100 credits as of the end of fall quarter. Record the 100 attempted credits in the Total Attempted Credits block of the calculator. Record 15 credits in the Current Quarter Enrolled Credits block. These two values (115 credits) will appear in the Net Total Attempted Credits block of the calculator.
Current Quarter Expected Completed Credits:
Estimate the number of credits you expect to complete at the end of the quarter for coursework you are currently enrolled in. When viewing a report of your completed credits you will need to use this field up until grades are officially posted for the current quarter. Once grades post, University reports will then include the credits from the quarter.

Pace Calculation

Click on the Calculate PACE button to determine your pace based on the information you entered.

For financial aid eligibility, you must complete 80% of your cumulative attempted credits to be on pace to graduate. All students are monitored for pace at the end of every quarter. If your completion rate drops below 80%, you will be placed on Financial Aid Warning for one quarter. If your completion rate remains below 80% after the warning quarter, you will be placed on Financial Aid Suspension and will have an opportunity to petition to regain eligibility. Your petition must include a plan to get back on pace. If your petition is approved you will remain eligible for financial aid on a probationary status for the number of quarters outlined in your approved plan. As long as you are following your plan to get back on pace you will remain eligible for financial aid and will not need to re-petition each quarter. Keep in mind though you still need to meet the other financial aid satisfactory academic progress requirements to retain your financial aid eligibility while you are following your plan to get back on pace.

The Pace Calculator results are intended to provide students with a planning tool regarding the pace credit completion requirement. The results of the calculator are unofficial. Official pace results are determined by Financial Aid processing and the results are posted to the official University student record.

Net Total Attempted Credits:
Net Total Completed Credits:
 

Get Back on Pace

Click on the Back on Pace button to calculate how many credits you need to complete at a 100% completion rate (that is, completing every course in which you enroll) to get back on pace with at least an 80% completion rate.

Credits needed to get to 80%:
   
 
   
 

Disclaimer: The Pace Calculator results are intended to provide students with a planning tool regarding the pace credit completion requirement. The results of the calculator are unofficial. Official pace results are determined by Financial Aid processing and are posted to the official University student record.

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