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TAP Program Pursuit & Academic Progress Charts

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Intersession TAP Eligibility

TAP Program Pursuit & Academic Progress Charts

You must meet the standards listed in the TAP Pursuit and Academic Progress Charts below.  Please note:  Only credits that may be used toward your degree will be counted when calculating enrollment status and Academic Pursuit and Progress for TAP eligibility. It is recommended that you consult an Academic Advisor or DegreeWorks to determine that the credits you have registered for are "degree credits." Credits that not be count toward your degree may result in decertification of your award.

Students who have accrued 60 credits are required to declare a major to extablish their TAP eligibility. Students prior to 60 credits should file the "Intended Major" form. This will assist in verifying your credits.The course work used to calculate eligibility must be applicable to either that major or if chosen, your minor. Second majors and minors may not be used to establish eligibility.

Students who are disabled, as defined by the 1990 Federal Americans with Disabilities Act, do not have to be in full-time attendance to be eligible for TAP.  To determine if you qualify, please see a counselor in the  Disability Services Office.

For Undergraduate Students entered college in summer 2007 or Later

To be eligible for TAP payment # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9* 10*
You must have completed at least this many credits during the previous term: 0 6 6 9 9 12 12 12 12 12
You must have earned at least this many total credits toward your degree: 0 6 15 30 45 60 75 90 105 120
You must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 0.0 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0

 

For Undergraduate Students entered college in summer 2006 to 2007

TAP Program Pursuit & Academic Progress Chart

To be eligible for TAP payment # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9* 10*
You must have completed at least this many credits during the previous term: 0 6 6 9 9 12 12 12 12 12
You must have earned at least this many total credits toward your degree: 0 3 9 21 33 45 60 75 90 105
You must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 0.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0

For Undergraduate Students entered college before summer 2006

TAP Program Pursuit & Academic Progress Chart

To be eligible for TAP payment # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9* 10*
You must have completed at least this many credits during the previous term: 0 6 6 9 9 12 12 12 12 12
You must have earned at least this many total credits toward your degree: 0 0 6 18 31 45 60 75 90 105
You must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
 

 

Important Information Regarding Majors/Minors

To receive TAP in the Fall, and Spring semester, a student must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits that go towards their major or minor.  Second majors, and minors, cannot be counted towards a TAP award.


 

Intersession TAP Eligibility

To receive a summer TAP award, you must have been enrolled as a full-time student the prior spring semester and have completed at least 24 credits during the preceding fall and spring semesters combined. In addition you must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits that may be applied toward the completion of your degree to be considered for a summer award.


Winter Session:  The winter session does not qualify for TAP.