Academic Eligibility

Academic Eligibility 

You can check the status of your Academic Eligibility by following the steps below:  

  • Banner Self Service Via My Sam: 
    • Click on Campus Resources tab;
    • Banner Self Service channel;
    • Click Financial Aid (from the list);
    • Click Eligibility (from the list).  This will display any outstanding requirements.

Eligibility explanations are available on the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.

Attendance Initiative

Per federal regulation 34 CFR 685.303 (b)(3), students must establish eligibility for Title IV aid.  Sam Houston State University determines attendance as of census date.  Further details are explained here.