Appeals

Please select the scenario below that best explains your circumstances. 

You may submit the Title IV Financial Aid Appeal by following the following deadlines and procedures.  

Deadlines: 

  • Summer 2021 (July 1, 2021) 
  • Fall 2021 (November 1, 2021) 

Procedures:

  1. Reach out to your assigned academic advisor or email TitleIV@bmcc.cuny.edu to let them know that you would like to file a Title IV Financial Aid Appeal
  2. Complete Sections 1-3 of the Title IV Financial Aid Appeal form
  3. Your advisor will complete and email a financial aid academic plan (see Section 4) to you and will ask you to review it. If you have concerns about the plan, communicate them to your advisor. If you agree with the plan, your advisor will e-sign the second page of the Title IV Financial Aid form and send you an electronic copy.
  4. E-sign the second page under “Student Certification”. You e-sign by typing your name into the appropriate field.
  5. Complete a personal statement (see Section 5) that includes steps for academic success (see Section 6). Please see the “Helpful Tips for Preparing Your Appeal” included in the electronic Title IV form.
  6. Email completed appeal form including academic plan, statement and supporting documents to appeals@bmcc.cuny.edu so an appointment can be scheduled for you to meet with a counselor.
  7. After your meeting, your counselor will email you the completed appeal with their signature and remarks.
  8. Email the completed Title IV Financial Aid form along with all documentation and your statement to registrar@bmcc.cuny.edu.
  9. Monitor your email account for appeal status updates

FAQs: 

You may submit the Academic (CAS) Appeal by following the following procedures.  

Procedures:

  1. Complete Academic (CAS) Appeal Form
  2. Email required Form and Documents to appeals@bmcc.cuny.edu so an appointment can be scheduled for you to meet with a counselor
  3. After your meeting, your counselor will email you the completed appeal with their signature and remarks.
  4. Email completed form with (1) counselor statement and signature, (2) instructor supplement or emails from instructor/chair supporting grade review, (3) personal statement, and (4) any supporting documentation (optional) to registrar@bmcc.cuny.edu
  5. Monitor your email account for appeal status updates

FAQs: 

You may submit the Academic (CAS) Appeal by following the following procedures.  

Deadline: 

  • Fall 2021 (July 21, 2021) 

Procedures:

  1. Complete Academic (CAS) Appeal Form
  2. Email required Form and Documents to appeals@bmcc.cuny.edu so an appointment can be scheduled for you to meet with a counselor
  3. After your meeting, your counselor will email you the completed appeal with their signature and remarks
  4. Email completed form with (1) counselor statement and signature, (2) personal statement, and (3) any supporting documentation (optional) to registrar@bmcc.cuny.edu
  5. Monitor your email account for appeal status updates

FAQs: 

You may submit the Miscellaneous Appeal by following the following procedures. 

Procedures:

  1. If you have not already done so, setup your BMCC Portal Account
  2. If you need login help contact Service Desk
  3. Submit your Miscellaneous Appeal application

Note: If you are not a current BMCC student you can submit the following PDF Misc Appeal Form with personal statement and any supporting documents to registrar@bmcc.cuny.edu

FAQs:

  • If you did not drop or withdraw from your classes you can speak with the Bursar’s Office about any payment plan options by emailing Bursar@bmcc.cuny.edu
  • Please note this appeal is for students who had to drop or withdraw from their classes and are requesting for a committee to make an exception to the Tuition and Fee Policy outlined below:
Drop Period Tuition Refund Tuition Obligation
Drops prior to the first day of the semester 100% 0%
Drops during the first calendar week of the semester 75% 25%
Drops during the second calendar week of the semester 50% 50%
Drops during the third calendar week of the semester 25% 75%
Withdrawal after the third calendar week of the semester 0% 100%

*For Summer and Winter session refund schedules, please refer to: Academic calendar

  • Please note this appeal is for students requesting a retroactive registration for a course they were attending, but not officially enrolled.

You may submit the Miscellaneous Appeal by following the following procedures. 

Procedures:

  1. If you have not already done so, setup your BMCC Portal Account
  2. If you need login help contact Service Desk
  3. Submit your Miscellaneous Appeal application

Note: If you are not a current BMCC student you can submit the following PDF Misc Appeal Form with personal statement and any supporting documents to registrar@bmcc.cuny.edu