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Pace

Use this calculator if you are preparing a Satisfactory Academic Progress appeal and you have a report from the Financial Aid Services Center or from an academic advisor showing your attempted and completed credits. Alternatively, if you are using your academic transcript to determine your pace standing, use this 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 appeals. Instead, use the calculator below for appeals.


 

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 appeal to regain eligibility.

Enter Credits

Total Attempted Credits:
You may obtain a report of your attempted and completed credits from the Financial Aid Services Center. Alternatively, you may determine your attempted and completed credit totals by reviewing your academic transcript.

All credits that appear on your academic history record including repeated, failed, incomplete, withdrawals (both W and XM grades), and transfer credits count as attempted credits. Pay close attention to the Registrar’s Office important dates and deadlines. The last day to withdraw from a class without incurring a “W” is the ninth day of every quarter. However, since XM grades count as attempted credits you must withdraw from a class sooner to avoid incurring an “XM” grade on your academic history record. The last day to withdraw from a class without incurring an “XM” grade is the fifth day of the quarter.
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. Transfer and Running Start credits are treated as 100% completed. You may obtain a report of your attempted and completed credits from the Financial Aid Services Center. Alternatively, you may determine your attempted and completed credit totals by reviewing your academic transcript.

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 appeal to regain eligibility. Your appeal must include a plan to get back on pace. If your appeal 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-appeal each quarter. Keep in mind that 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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