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CARES Act Reporting Information

CARES Act Reporting

Student Aid

June 30, 2020

The information below is provided in compliance with the Department of Education’s CARES Act Reporting requirements.  The information in this report was compiled on June 30, 2020 and will be updated every quarter.

An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

Southern Union State Community College signed and returned the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Agreement to receive CARES Act funding on April 30, 2020. SUSCC has used no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Grants to students.

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.

Southern Union State Community College received funds in the amount of $1,598,050 from the US Department of Education for CARES Emergency Financial Aid Grants to be distributed to students.

The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter).

As of June 30, 2020, Southern Union State Community College had distributed $1,598,050 directly to eligible students, in accordance with Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

Southern Union State Community College had approximately 3,827 students eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. The CARES Act provides emergency financial aid grant funds to address the financial need of students due to the disruption of campus operations and the related expenses they incurred.  Therefore, the CARES Act limited eligibility of emergency grants to students who were actively participating in courses and programs that were not exclusively online on or after March 16.  Additionally, the U.S. Department of Education determined that international and undocumented students were not eligible for federal grants.

Within the total population, institutions were instructed to determine eligibility criteria for distribution of the grant and encouraged to prioritize students with the greatest need.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

As of June 30, 2020, Southern Union State Community College had distributed CARES Act funds to 3,827 eligible students.

The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

The federal government instructed Southern Union State Community College to determine eligibility criteria for distribution of emergency financial aid grant and encouraged the college to prioritize students with the greatest need.

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

Southern Union State Community College notified recipients by email notifying them of their potential eligibility for CARES Act funds. The eligibility email was sent to Southern Union email address and announcement was posted https://www.suscc.edu/covid.cms

Award range was from $300 to $1,519 per student for a total of $1,598,050.


Institutional Aid

Report for quarter ending 9/30/2020: 

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(1) Institutional Portion, 18004(a)(2), and
18004(a)(3), if applicable

Report for quarter ending 12/31/2020:

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(1) Institutional Portion, 18004(a)(2), and
18004(a)(3), if applicable

Report for quarter ending 03/31/2021:

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(1) Institutional Portion, 18004(a)(2), and
18004(a)(3), if applicable

 

 


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