Whereas, Colleges have an obligation to assist all students in their studies and in achieving their educational goals, and students have a reciprocal responsibility to make satisfactory progress;
Whereas, Most state and all federal financial aid sources have criteria for need and as well as satisfactory academic progress in order to maintain eligibility; and
Whereas, Currently, eligibility for a Board of Governors Fee Waiver only requires that students demonstrate financial need;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Board of Governors that students who are awarded Board of Governors Fee Waivers maintain satisfactory academic progress as required by federal financial aid.
MSC Disposition: Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, Local Senates
This issue was included in the Student Success Task Force recommendations passed in 2012 and has been implemented into current statutes.