Public Law 99-498 requires that students make satisfactory and measurable academic progress in order to be eligible for state and federal financial assistance. For more information on how to apply, click here. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that students are making progress toward the completion of their educational program of study.
When students attend Triton College and receive aid from any of the following federal programs:
Pell Grant • College Work Study • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant • Stafford Student Loan (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) • PLUS Loan • Military Educational BenefitsOr the following state programs: • Monetary Award Program • Illinois Merit Recognition Scholarship • Police Officer/Fire Officer Dependent’s Grant • Illinois Veteran Grant (GPA only) or National Guard GPA only)
For any other programs covered by regulations of the U.S. Department of Education, or federal or state law, they must meet the following standards:
Students may not receive financial aid while on Disqualification Status. This includes federal and state grants, loans, and work study.
D. Notification of StatusThe Financial Aid Office will notify students when they have become disqualified. However, it is the student’s responsibility to know their academic progress status and how it affects financial aid eligibility.
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