Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)
Public Quarterly Reporting Requirements
Posted: April 10, 2022
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) and American Rescue Plan (ARP) (a)(1) Student Grant Programs
Under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs, student portion funds must be used to provide financial aid grants to students (including students exclusively enrolled in distance education) which may 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 child care. In making financial aid grants to students, an institution of higher education must prioritize grants to students with exceptional need, such as students who receive Pell Grants.
The Certification and Agreements for the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) funds provide that each institution applying for HEERF funds must promptly and timely provide a detailed accounting of the use and expenditure of the funds in such manner and with such frequency as the Secretary may require. Each HEERF participating institution must post the information listed below on the institution's primary website, as an initial report under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs. This report is associated with the approved information collection under OMB control number 1801-0005.
The following information must appear in a format and location that is easily accessible to the public. This information must also be updated no later than 10 days after the end of each calendar quarter (September 30, and December 31, March 31, June 30) thereafter, unless the Secretary specifies an alternative method of reporting:
(1) Navarro College acknowledges that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) program to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
(2) Navarro College has received $10,074,069 from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) program.
(3) $3,213,000 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants were distributed to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) program as of January 1, 2022 – March 31, 2022.
(4) For the quarter ending March 31, 2022, a total of 1,323 students at Navarro College are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) program. This is the number of students for whom the institution has received a completed online application for Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
(5) For the quarter ending December 31, 2021, 1,090 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) program.
(6) The method used by Navarro College to determine which students receive Emergency Financial And Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) program for the quarter ending March 31, 2022 is posted on the Navarro College HEERF website listed as Student Aid Portion – Posted Date: October 10, 2021.
(7) Instructions, directions, and guidance provided by Navarro College to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants is listed below in the Quarterly Public Reporting Requirement for (a) (1) Student Aid Portion section.
HOW DO I APPLY FOR HEERF FUNDS?
To find out if you qualify for HEERF funds, contact the Bulldog Life Office. Students who need immediate assistance can visit Bulldog Life to find out about resources available to, including HEERF emergency aid. The Culture of Caring Coordinator is available to meet with Navarro College students to discuss their emergency assistance needs.
WHAT IF I HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?
For all other questions regarding HEERF funds, email the HEERF Grant Coordinator.
Quarterly Public Reporting Requirement for (a) (1) Student Aid Portion
CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Quarterly Report