Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF II)

HEERF applications are closed

The application period for HEERF II funds is closed. All funds have been exhausted.

As part of the federal government’s Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), the University has received $7,122,267 in supplemental funds designed to assist degree-seeking students in need because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its disruption of campus operations. In 2020, this funding was known as the CARES Act Funding.

What types of expenses does the HEERF emergency funds cover?

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.

How much funding is available?

Award amounts for undergraduate and graduate students are from $100 to $1,200, depending on each student’s socioeconomic circumstances based on FAFSA and based on the student’s enrollment level. Amounts for medical school students will be based on the student’s socioeconomic circumstances indicated on FAFSA and details provided on their funding requests.

HEERF eligibility questions

HEERF funding questions

HEERF application questions