How Grades Affect Student’s SAP

Course Grades Counted as Attempted? Counted as Completed? Counted in GPA? Included in Max Timeframe
Transferred Credits No Yes No Yes
Incompletes (I) are not calculated until grades are changed to a final grade Yes No No
Withdrawal (W) Yes No Yes Yes
Failure (F) Yes No Yes Yes
Grades: A, B, C, D Yes Yes Yes Yes
Audit (AU) - Student is not eligible for financial aid No No No No
E - Grades Yes No Yes Yes
Repeated coursework Yes Yes Yes Yes

Student Aid Programs Affected

These guidelines apply to undergraduate students enrolled at Bergen Community College who have been awarded federal, state, and/or institutional aid. Student aid programs include the following:

    • Federal Pell Grant
    • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
    • Federal Work-Study Program (FWS)
    • Federal Direct Loan Program (Subsidized & Unsubsidized)
    • Federal PLUS (Loans for Parents)
    • Institutional Funds
    • New Jersey State Assistance Programs (Tuition Aid Grant [TAG], Educational Opportunity Fund [EOF], NJSTARS & NJ CLASS Loans)