CARES Act Student Emergency Aid Funding FAQs
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed on March 27, 2020 to address unmet financial and health needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Among its provisions is the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund which directs institutions of higher education to use no less than 50 percent of funds received under Sections 18004(a)(1) and 18004(c) of the CARES Act to provide emergency financial aid awards to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. Eligible expenses include food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and childcare expenses.
CARES ACT FAQS - STUDENT
CARES ACT FAQS - COMMUNITY, FACULTY, STAFF
ADDITIONAL CARES ACT INFORMATION
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA)
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP)