COVID-19 Financial Assistance

Report date as of SEP. 30, 2021 - Next update DEC. 30, 2021


CRRSAA: Higher Education Emergency
Relief Fund (HEERF III)

  • The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, signed into law on March 11, 2021, providing $39.6 billion in support to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    ARP funds are in addition to funds authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260 and the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136. Emergency funds available to institutions and their students under all emergency funds total $76.2 billion.

  • The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.


  • The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students.


  • The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

      33,976 students

  • The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant.

      22,514 students

  • The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under ARP.


  • Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.