Satisfactory Academic Progress
In accordance with Federal regulations, the College has defined standards pertaining to academic progress, which affect whether a student may receive financial assistance in a particular semester or academic year. Please click on the URL below to access policies and procedures related to student aid and satisfactory academic progress.
Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
A student who is convicted of any offense under any Federal or State law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance while enrolled in an institution of higher education and receiving any federal financial aid (e.g. grant, loan, or work assistance) will lose his/her eligibility for such federal assistance according to the following schedule:
If convicted of an offense involving the possession of a controlled substance, the ineligibility period is:
First Offense 1 year
Second Offense 2 years
Third Offense Indefinite
If convicted of an offense involving the sale of a controlled substance, the ineligibility period is:
First Offense 2 years
Second Offense Indefinite
For a paper copy of these policies and procedures, please contact the Sweet Briar College Office of Financial Aid at 434-381-6156 or [email protected]. The Office’s mailing address is: P.O. Box 1095, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595.