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Financial Aid Appeal

The Financial Aid Appeal is a process you may complete to request reinstatement of eligibility to receive financial aid if you have not met the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards and have been placed on a disqualified status.

Read each step and then click the button below to begin the Financial Aid Appeal Process.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) must be on file before submitting your appeal.

  1. Submit OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS from all prior schools attended to the Admissions & Records Office.  
  2. Make an appointment to meet with an academic counselor in Counseling Services and ask that your transcripts be evaluated.  Students in specialized academic support programs, such as EOPS, SSS, Puente, UMOJA, etc., should meet with their program counselor.
  3. When you meet with your counselor, develop a comprehensive STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN (SEP) that includes only those courses required to complete your program (include transfer courses if applicable) at NVC. 
  4. Enroll in classes listed on your SEP for the semester you are submitting the appeal.
  5. Complete the Understanding Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and the Financial Aid SAP Appeal Process Financial Aid Counseling session by clicking the button below. 
  6. Follow the counseling session instructions carefully.  You will receive a Congratulations page with the link to complete the online Financial Aid Appeal form at the end of the counseling session.
  7. Submit your completed appeal packet to the Financial Aid/EOPS Office electronically through the DocuSign Powerform by the deadline stated.

Please note the following:

  • Appeal packets that are submitted incomplete or missing documents will be denied.
  • Submitting an appeal does not guarantee approval.
  • Average processing time is 4-8 weeks.
  • You should be prepared to pay for your books and other related expenses while you appeal is being processed.

Begin the financial aid appeal process

Appeal Submission Deadlines

FALL 2022

8/12/2022- 10/28/2022


1/04/2023- 4/14/2023

Contact the Financial Aid/EOPS Office for possible early submission.