The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, signed into law on March 11, 2021, providing $39.6 billion in support to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ARP funds are in addition to funds authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260 and the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136. Emergency funds available to institutions and their students under all emergency funds total $76.2 billion.
Lone Star College received $57,496,128 in ARP funding for Student Financial Aid.
LSC is using these funds to provide students with financial aid grants, which may be used for any component of the studentís 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.
For questions regarding financial aid call 281-290-2700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Financial Aid representatives are also available to assist by email and live chat Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.