Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Funding Institution Disclosure
LSC HEERF Reporting for all quarters has been moved to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Web Page.
Each Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) participating institution must post the information listed below on the institutionís primary website. The Department would like to receive the most current information from the date when the institution received its allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students, and the institution should have received its allocation within a few days after submitting the Certification and Agreement. Accordingly, the following information must appear in a format and location that is easily accessible to the public 30 days after the date when the institution received its allocation under 18004(a)(1) and updated every 45 days thereafter:
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or, CARES Act, was passed by Congress on March 27th, 2020. This bill allotted $2.2 trillion to provide fast and direct economic aid to the American people negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Of that money, approximately $14 billion was given to the Office of Postsecondary Education as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, or HEERF.
Lone Star College received $14,411,628 in CARES Act funding for Student Financial Aid.
LSC was able to provide emergency financial grants to students to help cover expenses related to disruptions due to the coronavirus such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES Act).
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.
Information from the US Department of Education for CARES Act can be found here, https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/caresact.html
Lone Star College has 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.
The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institutionís Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Student.