Funds from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) were distributed on April 15th, 2021, to eligible students based on guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Education. The funds provided economic relief for students enrolled in one or more traditional classroom courses when COVID-19 measures were instituted and instruction was moved to online delivery.
How much in CARES Act funds were distributed to Shelton State Community College for emergency student aid?
How many Shelton State Community College students have been deemed eligible to receive CRSSAA funds?
Who is eligible for CRRSAA funds?
Students who meet all of the following criteria:
Who is not eligible for CRRSAA funds?
Did Shelton State determine the eligibility requirements?
No. The guidelines for eligibility were issued by the U.S. Department of Education.
How will students be notified about their eligibility?
Potential recipients received an email on April 7th, 2021, notifying them of their potential eligibility for CRRSAA funds and encouraging them to sign up for direct deposit if they had not already done so. The eligibility email was sent to students’ myShelton email addresses.
How will Shelton State spend/disburse CRRSAA funds?
The federal government instructed Shelton 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. The College utilized the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC), the same method used in determining federal financial aid eligibility. Students on financial aid with an EFC of 200 up to 5,711 received $640; students with EFC of 0 received $650; students with an EFC from 1-198 received $640.05; and students not on Financial Aid received an award of $286.75.
How will eligible students receive CRRSAA funds?
Shelton State Community College emailed potential recipients on April 7, 2021, notifying them of their potential eligibility for CRRSAA funds and encouraging them to sign up for direct deposit if they had not already done so. The eligibility email was sent to students’ MyShelton email address. The email also provided an option for the student to apply the funds to their current balance or an anticipated balance for the upcoming summer 2021 term.
Are there guidelines/requirements on how students can spend CRRSAA funds?
Who can students contact if they have questions concerning their eligibility of CRRSAA funds?
Where is the required CRRSAA reporting?
Where is the required HEERF reporting?