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Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF) available for students

As part of the federal government’s Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), the University has received supplemental funds designed to assist degree-seeking students in need because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its disruption of campus operations.

HEERF II Emergency Funding may be used for any component of the student’s cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as paying for tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or childcare.

Paying for college

There are several sources of financial aid to help students pay for their college education. This aid can come from the federal and state governments, the University, private sources and more. Learn more about financial aid options below.


Grants are a form of financial aid from the federal government you typically don't have to repay, such as the Pell Grant.


Scholarships are a form of financial aid you don't have to repay and come from multiple sources, including the University and private organizations.


Student loans come from the federal government and private sources and is money you borrow and have to repay with interest.


Federal Work-Study is a program that allows students to earn money by working part-time on-campus and in other settings.

Have questions? Need assistance?

Contact us at:

Phone: (775) 784-4666
Email: finaid@unr.edu