Report on CARES Funding

An acknowledgment 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.

  • Certification signed and submitted on 4/22.  And yes, no less than 50% (total $5,151,499) will go directly to students
  1. 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.
    • Total $10,302.998
    • $5,151,499 direct to students
  2. 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). 
    • Total amount $4,482,400.00 (as of June 30, 2020)
  3. 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.
    • 5261 received automatic grants (FAFSA filers)
    • Roughly 1400 eligible to request grants (did not file FAFSA)
  4. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
    • 5,499 students received CARES grants (as of June 30, 2020)
  5. 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.
    • Amounts were based on EFC (from FAFSA) and whether the student was enrolled in full time or less than full time.
  6. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
    • Notifications to students:
    1. HSU Notification
    2. HSU Notification