CARES ACT REPORTING ON EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AID GRANTS TO STUDENTS

 On March 27, 2020, the Federal government enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Pub L. No. 116-136, providing funds to institutions from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to make Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus, including eligible expenses under s student’s cost of attendance, such as food, course materials, technology, health care, and child care. The law requires institutions to report certain information related to the use of these funds.  The following information is reported for the period, April 27, 2020 thru May 27, 2020. As of July 10, 2020, all students have cashed their checks. 

 

This statement shall serve to acknowledge that our institution signed and returned to the US Department of Education the Certification and Agreement - Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.  We further attest that our institution has used, and/or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

 

The total amount of funds that the institution has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Student is $82804.00

 

The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of May 27, 2020, is $82804.00.

 

The estimated total number of students at our institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 44

 

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to date is 44.

 

The following is the method used by our institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much each student has received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

 

PROVIDE DESCRIPTION: All the students had a different level of funds that were needed so we split $82804.00 by all 44 eligible students. All students received $1881.91. The students filled out the funds request form before the check was distributed.

 

The follow instructions/directions/guidance was provided by our institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

           

      PROVIDE DESCRIPTION: Once the funds were relinquished to the bank account, we called all eligible students with details on how to retrieve the funds. They were instructed to fill out the form if they wanted the checked mailed. Those who decided to pick up their check, signed the form when they picked up their check.  

 HEERF II

On December 27, 2020, the Federal government enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Pub L. No. 116-136, providing funds to institutions from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II) to make Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus, including eligible expenses under s student’s cost of attendance, such as food, course materials, technology, health care, and child care. The law requires institutions to report certain information related to the use of these funds.  The following information is reported for the period, February 19, 2021 thru May 25, 2021. As of May 25, 2021, all students have received their checks. 

 

This statement shall serve to acknowledge that our institution signed and returned to the US Department of Education the Certification and Agreement - Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.  We further attest that our institution has used, and/or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

 

The total amount of funds that the institution has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Student is $80608.00

 

The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of May 25, 2021, is $80608.00.

 

The estimated total number of students at our institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 44

 

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to date is 36.

 

The following is the method used by our institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much each student has received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

 

PROVIDE DESCRIPTION: All the students had a different level of funds that were needed so we split $80608.00 by 36 eligible students. All students received $2239.11. The students filled out the funds request form before the check was distributed.

 

The follow instructions/directions/guidance was provided by our institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

           

      PROVIDE DESCRIPTION: Once the funds were relinquished to the bank account, we called all eligible students with details on how to retrieve the funds. They were instructed to fill out the form if they wanted the checked mailed. Those who decided to pick up their check, signed the form when they picked up their check.