Per federal regulations, a student who meets any of the following criteria is classified as an independent student if:
It depends on the student's Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) status at the time of withdrawal or last date of academic related activity. Students who receive federal funds may have to repay funds if they totally withdraw prior to the 60% point of the term.
Students who withdraw from all of their courses for the term must complete a withdrawal form and submit it to the Registrar’s Office. Those who fail to complete the official withdrawal form may be required to pay a portion or all federal aid received based on last date of academic related activiity reported by instructors. Click here for more information regarding withdrawals.