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:  

  • Spring 2023 (April 4, 2023)

Procedures:

  1. Email your assigned Academic Advisor and let them know you need to file a TIV Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal. If you do not have an assigned Advisor, please contact TitleIV@bmcc.cuny.edu
  2. Complete the Title IV Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal form. Save it as a PDF file (instructions).
  3. Gather your supporting documentation (see “Helpful Hints”). Save your documentation as a PDF file.
  4. Once you have completed Sections 1-6 of the TIV Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal form with your advisor and have your Academic Plan, and any supporting documentation, please email all your documents to appeals@bmcc.cuny.edu.
  5. Email the completed Title IV Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal form along with all documentation and your statement to registrar@bmcc.cuny.edu.
  6. Monitor your email account for appeal status updates

 *When you click on the link you may be asked to Microsoft Office 356 using your CUNYfirst login (e.g Jane.Smith00@login.cuny.edu). Please have your CUNYfirst login information (username and password) ready*

*In order to access Microsoft Forms, you need to log into Office 365 https://www.office.com/  with your CUNYfirst log in. Your CUNYFirst login is in this format: Jane.Smith00@login.cuny.edu.  If you are having trouble accessing your CUNYFirst account, see below.

To activate your CUNYFirst account: https://servicedesk.bmcc.cuny.edu/TDClient/33/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=1030

To reset your CUNYFirst password:https://servicedesk.bmcc.cuny.edu/TDClient/33/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=1031

If you need additional technical assistance with your account, please contact the service desk directly at servicedesk@bmcc.cuny.edu or call 212-220-8000 (Option 3).

Helpful Hints:

  • These instructions (pdf) will help you complete online fillable forms.
  • If you were told to add documentation to your appeal and need help, please see these instructions (pdf).

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

Procedures:

  1.   Complete Academic (CAS) Appeal Form, and Save it as a PDF file (instructions)
  2. Write a personal statement and gather documentation (see “Helpful Hints”) Save your personal statement and supporting documentation as a PDF file (instructions)
  3. When you have completed steps 1-2, please email all your documents to appeals@bmcc.cuny.edu
  4. After your meeting, your counselor will email you the completed appeal with their signature and remarks
  5. 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
  6. Monitor your email account for appeal status updates

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

Deadline: 

  • Spring 2023 (January 18, 2023) 

Procedures:

  1. Download and Complete Academic (CAS) Appeal Form and save it as a PDF file (instructions)
  2. Write a personal statement and gather documentation (see “Helpful Hints”) Save your personal statement and supporting documentation as a PDF file (instructions)
  3. When you have completed Steps 1-2, please email your documents to appeals@bmcc.cuny.edu to request an appointment with a counselor.
  4. AFTER meeting with counselor 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

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