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Emergency Financial Assistance

The U.S. Department of Education, through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, is providing emergency funds to assist students impacted by the novel coronavirus. These funds are available to help students cover expenses related to food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care.

Complete the application below if you have been impacted by the novel coronavirus and are in need of emergency funds.

  • Am I eligible for CARES Act emergency financial aid funds?

  • What type of expenses are covered by the CARES Act funding?

  • How can I apply for CARES Act emergency funds?

  • If approved, how do I get the funds?

  • How much can I get from the emergency funds?

  • Will these funds impact my financial aid?

  • Do I have to apply for Financial Aid to be eligible for emergency funds?

  • Will I have to repay these emergency funds?

  • My program is 100% online, am I eligible?

  • Can I apply for additional emergency funds?

Additional FAQs regarding eligibility and distribution of emergency financial aid grants can be found here – CARES Act.

CARES Act Application is Now Closed 

The CARES Act application for emergency funds has closed. If you have questions regarding CARES Act funding,

you may contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships by clicking the button below.

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