Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Process

  • We are pleased to announce that we have established a partnership with Inceptia to expedite the financial aid appeal process by utilizing the SAP Advisor online portal. The SAP Advisor is an accessible, intuitive tool that will guide you through the process to request an appeal and upload an academic plan. Students who fail to meet SAP standards will be notified of the appeal process by email. Please note that there is a deadline for submitting a SAP Appeal for each term.

    What happens next?

    You may access an SAP Advisor at You will need to do the following:

    • Log in by using your last name, last four digits of your social security number, and date of birth.
    • Select the appeal situation(s) that applies to you.
    • Explain your situation in detail and upload supporting documentation.
    • Complete an academic plan with your advisor. The academic plan must be uploaded into SAP Advisor.
    • E-sign to submit your appeal.

    Upon receipt of all required documents, Baltimore City Community College, Financial Aid Office will review your appeal submission. You will be notified via email if there are any questions or if additional documentation is required. The Financial Aid Office will email you a decision of your appeal.

    About Inceptia

    Inceptia is a nonprofit organization committed to innovative, effective, and uncomplicated solutions for verification, financial aid management, smart borrowing, financial education, and repayment wellness.

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