Academic Standards:

Satisfactory Academic Standards (SAP)  Student’s must meet these minimum  academic standards each semester to qualify for financial aid. 

Credits:

Student Outcome Tracking process Students can only receive financial aid for credits that are degree applicable. The Student Outcome Tracking (SOT) process runs to determine if the coursework you enroll in degree applicable.  Below are charts showing what financial aid you could qualify for based on degree applicable credits per semester.

Fall & Spring Semesters

 
1-5.5 Credits
6-8.5 Credits
9-11.5 Credits
12 + ( Full time)
Federal financial aid
Pell Grant (1/4 full time award)

Pell Grant (1/2 full time award)

Student Loans

Parent PLUS loan

Pell Grant (3/4 full time award)

Student Loans

Parent PLUS loan

Pell Grant

Student Loans

Parent PLUS loan

State Financial aid
Aid for Part-Time Study

Aid for Part-Time Study or Part Time TAP

Aid for Part-Time Study or Part Time TAP

NYS TAP & SUNY Tuition Credit

Excelsior Scholarship & Excelsior Tuition Credit

Scholarships
      Scholarships

ADA students can receive Part Time TAP at 4 or more credits and can receive Excelsior Scholarship funding on a part time basis.

Winter Semester: Federal and State Financial aid is not available.

Summer Semester

 

1-5.5 Credits

6-8.5 Credits

9-11.5 Credits

12 + ( Full time)

Federal financial aid

 

Pell Grant (1/4 full time award)

Pell Grant (1/2 full time award)

Student Loans

Parent PLUS loan

Pell Grant (3/4 full time award)

Student Loans

Parent PLUS loan

Pell Grant

Student Loans

Parent PLUS loan

State Financial aid

 

 

NYS TAP (Accelerated)

NYS TAP (Accelerated)

NYS TAP (Accelerated)

Excelsior Scholarship funding is not available in the summer.

Student Loans- There is no additional Student Loan funding for Summer. If you choose to use loan funding in Summer it reduces the amount of loan funding available in Fall/ Spring.

Summer accelerated NYS TAP funding: Students qualify for 8 semesters worth of Full Time TAP funding towards their undergraduate degree. Using NYS TAP funding in Summer is the equivalent of 1/2 semester and will reduce your final TAP payment in your Undergraduate degree.