Academic Progress Policy

Financial Aid recipients must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress toward a degree or certificate program to receive Financial Aid at Black Hawk College. This policy is based on standards established by federal regulations and state policy governing Financial Aid. These standards are cumulative and include all periods of enrollment at Black Hawk College, including semesters when the student did not receive financial aid. Academic Progress is evaluated after the completion of each semester.

Download and Print the Financial Aid Academic Progress Policy  here.


Dismissal Appeal Form
Dismissal Appeal Form Time Frame


How to check your status
Log into your myBlackHawk account. Go to the Student/Academics tab. Click on “Academic Progress Status” under Financial Aid.