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First Quarter Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

April 4, 2022

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 

On February 18, 2021 UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEER) funding under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act.  The dollar amount of funds allocated in the form of direct grants to students remained consistent to the first allocation.  The student grants made under CRRSAA can be used for any component of the student's cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), or childcare, prioritizing students with exceptional need. 

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEERF) funding under the American Rescue Act (ARA), and received a revision on June 4, 2021.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. 

On February 18, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $3,156,396 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $9,035,562 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of April 4, 2022 UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $15,381,148 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed all HEERF I (CARES Act) funds totaling $3,156,396.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $3,156,396 of HEERF II (CRRSAA) funds.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $9,068,356 of HEERF III (ARA) funds.

4. As of April 4, 2022under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 7,448 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under the CARES Act.

As of April 4, 2022under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 6,799 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under CRRSAA.

As of April 4, 2022under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 8,214 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under ARA/HEERF III.

5. As of April 4, 2022, 7,122 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the CARES Act.

As of April 4, 20226,780 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under CRRSAA.

As of April 4, 2022, 7,821 students have received Emergency Financial Aid grants under ARA/HEERF III.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  c. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point COVID Emergency Relief Funds Application (CRRSA)



Fourth Quarter Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

January 3, 2022

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 

On February 18, 2021 UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEER) funding under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act.  The dollar amount of funds allocated in the form of direct grants to students remained consistent to the first allocation.  The student grants made under CRRSAA can be used for any component of the student's cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), or childcare, prioritizing students with exceptional need. 

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEERF) funding under the American Rescue Act (ARA), and received a revision on June 4, 2021.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. 

On February 18, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $3,156,396 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $9,035,562 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of January 3, 2022 UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $13,097,923 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed all HEERF I (CARES Act) funds totaling $3,156,396.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $3,156,396 of HEERF II (CRRSAA) funds.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $6,785,131 of HEERF III (ARA) funds.

4. As of January 3, 2022under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 7,448 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under the CARES Act.

As of January 3, 2022under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 6,799 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under CRRSAA.

As of January 3, 2022under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 7,734 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under ARA/HEERF III.

5. As of January 3, 2022, 7,123 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the CARES Act.

As of January 3, 20226,799 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under CRRSAA.

As of January 3, 2022, 7,734 students have received Emergency Financial Aid grants under ARA/HEERF III.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  c. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point COVID Emergency Relief Funds Application (CRRSA)


Third Quarter Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

October 5, 2021

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 

On February 18, 2021 UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEER) funding under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act.  The dollar amount of funds allocated in the form of direct grants to students remained consistent to the first allocation.  The student grants made under CRRSAA can be used for any component of the student's cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), or childcare, prioritizing students with exceptional need. 

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEERF) funding under the American Rescue Act (ARA), and received a revision on June 4, 2021.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. 

On February 18, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $3,156,396 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $9,035,562 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of October 5, 2021 UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $12,831,991 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed all HEERF I (CARES Act) funds totaling $3,156,396.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $3,156,396 of HEERF II (CRRSAA) funds.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $6,521,349 of HEERF III (ARA) funds.

4. As of October 5, 2021under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 7,448 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under the CARES Act.

As of October 5, 2021under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 6,799 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under CRRSAA.

As of October 5, 2021under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 7,731 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under ARA/HEERF III.

5. As of October 5, 2021, 7,123 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the CARES Act.

As of October 5, 20216,799 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under CRRSAA.

As of October 5, 2021, 7,730 students have received Emergency Financial Aid grants under ARA/HEERF III.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  c. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point COVID Emergency Relief Funds Application (CRRSA)


Second Quarter Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

June 30, 2021

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 

On February 18, 2021 UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEER) funding under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act.  The dollar amount of funds allocated in the form of direct grants to students remained consistent to the first allocation.  The student grants made under CRRSAA can be used for any component of the student's cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), or childcare, prioritizing students with exceptional need. 

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEERF) funding under the American Rescue Act (ARA), and received a revision on June 4, 2021.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. 

On February 18, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $3,156,396 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

On May 25, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $9,035,562 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of June 30, 2021 UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $6,113,707 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed all HEERF I (CARES Act) funds totaling $3,156,396.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $3,156,311 of HEERF II (CRRSAA) funds.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $0 of HEERF III (ARA) funds.

4. As of June 30, 2021under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 7,448 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under the CARES Act.

As of June 30, 2021under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 6,799 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under CRRSAA.

5. As of June 30, 2021, 7,123 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the CARES Act.

As of June 30, 20216,799 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under CRRSAA.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  c. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point COVID Emergency Relief Funds Application (CRRSA)

  d. March 31, 2021 Student Message of the Day Notice



First Quarter Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

March 31, 2021

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 

On February 18, 2021 UW-Stevens Point received supplemental Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEER) funding under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act.  The dollar amount of funds allocated in the form of direct grants to students remained consistent to the first allocation.  The student grants made under CRRSAA can be used for any component of the student's cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), or childcare, prioritizing students with exceptional need. 

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. 

On February 18, 2021, UW-Stevens Point received additional supplemental funding in the amount of $3,156,396 for the purpose of making additional Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of March 31, 2021 UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $6,112,581 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed all CARES Act funds totaling $3,156,396.

UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $2,956,185 of CRRSAA funds.

4. As of March 31, 2021, under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 7,448 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under the CARES Act.

As of March 31, 2021, under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), 6,796 students meet the eligibility requirements to receive funding under CRRSAA.

5. As of March 31, 2021, 7,123 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the CARES Act.

As of March 31, 2021, 6,796 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under CRRSAA.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  c. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point COVID Emergency Relief Funds Application (CRRSA)

  d. March 31, 2021 Student Message of the Day Notice


Fourth Quarter Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

December 31, 2020

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of December 31, 2020, UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $3,123,959 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

4. As of December 31, 2020, 7,122 students met the eligibility requirements to receive funding under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended). This number does not include students enrolled wholly in a program of distance education who are excluded from eligibility for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

5. As of December 31, 2020, 7,122 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Submit a signed FAFSA for either the 2019-20 or 2020-21 academic year;

  c. Pass all U.S. Department of Education database matches and be determined eligible for Title IV aid;

  d. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  e. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point CARES Act Emergency Funds Application

  d. May 5, 2020 Notice to campus and press release


Third Quarter Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

October 6, 2020

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of October 6, 2020, UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $2,898,610 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

4. As of October 6, 2020, 7,039 students met the eligibility requirements to receive funding under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended). This number does not include students enrolled wholly in a program of distance education who are excluded from eligibility for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

5. As of October 6, 2020, 7,039 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Submit a signed FAFSA for either the 2019-20 or 2020-21 academic year;

  c. Pass all U.S. Department of Education database matches and be determined eligible for Title IV aid;

  d. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  e. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point CARES Act Emergency Funds Application

  d. May 5, 2020 Notice to campus and press release


120-Day Summary- As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

August 4, 2020

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of August 4, 2020, UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $2,403,375 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

4. As of August 4, 2020, 5,380 students met the eligibility requirements to receive funding under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended). This number does not include students enrolled wholly in a program of distance education who are excluded from eligibility for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

5. As of August 4, 2020, 5,380 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Submit a signed FAFSA for either the 2019-20 or 2020-21 academic year;

  c. Pass all U.S. Department of Education database matches and be determined eligible for Title IV aid;

  d. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  e. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point CARES Act Emergency Funds Application

  d. May 5, 2020 Notice to campus and press release


75-Day Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136 

June 24, 2020

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of June 24, 2020, UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $2,349,480 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

4. As of June 24, 2020, 5378 students met the eligibility requirements to receive funding under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended). This number does not include students enrolled wholly in a program of distance education who are excluded from eligibility for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

5. As of June 24, 2020, 5378 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also: 

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operationsidentifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Submit a signed FAFSA for either the 2019-20 or 2020-21 academic year;

  c. Pass all U.S. Department of Education database matches and be determined eligible for Title IV aid;

  d. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  e. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point CARES Act Emergency Funds Application

  d. May 5, 2020 Notice to campus and press release


30-Day Summary - As required by Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, P.L. No. 116-136

May 8, 2020

1. On April 10th, 2020 Interim Chief Business Officer Christina Rickert signed the Recipient’s Certification and Agreement – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. UW-Stevens Point is committed to providing no less than 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) in the form of direct grants to students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care related to the disruption of campus operations due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

2. On April 22nd, 2020 UW-Stevens Point received funding under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $3,156,396 for the express purpose of making Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

3. As of May 8, 2020, UW-Stevens Point has disbursed $2,118,955 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

4. As of May 8, 2020, 5,195 student met the eligibility requirements to receive funding under Section 484 of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended). This number does not include students enrolled wholly in a program of distance education who are excluded from eligibility for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

5. As of May 8, 2020, 5,195 students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

6. A portion of Emergency Financial Aid Grant awards were pre-determined amounts between $150 and $900, distributed to all eligible students in order to assist with personal expenses (i.e., technology, food, housing, educational materials) as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. 

To request an individual Emergency Grant, students can also:

  a. Complete a brief application form stating that they experienced financial expenses as a result of the disruption of campus operations, identifying the category of allowable cost incurred and including appropriate documentation; initial individual applications are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Students with Title IV eligibility determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  b. Submit a signed FAFSA for either the 2019-20 or 2020-21 academic year;

  c. Pass all U.S. Department of Education database matches and be determined eligible for Title IV aid;

  d. Be admitted to the University as a degree-seeking student for Spring Semester 2020; and

  e. Have been enrolled in at least 1 credit hour of instruction on or after March 11, 2020.

7. Information about the disbursement and availability of emergency grants was emailed to students and is published on the UW-Stevens Point website:

  a. UW-Stevens Point Virtual Dean of Students page

  b. UW-Stevens Point Resources for Students page (Financial Insecurity)

  c. UW-Stevens Point CARES Act Emergency Funds Application

  d. May 5, 2020 Notice to campus and press release


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