Financial Aid students are required to maintain minimum financial aid satisfactory academic progress standards in order to remain eligible for financial aid assistance. Read this policy carefully!
Video tutorials are available through the Financial Aid Counseling Center below.
Essentials to Understanding Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and What it
means to You
- A Refresher on the Impact of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
- The Key Components to the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Financial
Aid Appeal Process
- Understanding the Pell Lifetime Eligibility Used (LEU) and its Effects
- The Impact of the 150% Loan Limit Rule on Federal Direct Subsidized Loan
First time users must create an account using your Napa Valley College student email to access the Financial Aid (SAP) Counseling Videos. Click the button below to register or login.
Return of Title IV Funds Policy Rev March 2022 COVID-19 Update.pdf
There is a limit on the maximum period of time (measured in academic years) that you can receive Direct Subsidized Loans. In general, you may not receive Direct Subsidized Loans for more than 150% of the published length of your program. This is called your "maximum eligibility period". Click the box above for more information.
If you reduce units after receiving a federal or state grant payment for a semester, you may be required to repay all or part of the amount you received. Click the box above for more information on whether you will be required to repay your financial aid.