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HEERF I - Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

1. 

Southern University and A & M College (institution) has signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education 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.

   
2. 

The CARES Relief-Students CFDA# 84.425E, Award Number P425E200926, Award Amount $4,698,402. 

The CARES Act - Student Portion Refunds at May 22, 2020, was $3,654,200 (30 days after the date of award) for 4,175 students. 

The total amount received by the Institution as of December 31, 2021, is $4,698,402.  Of this amount, there is approximately $287,802 remaining that needs to get distributed to students based on the HEERF II and III USDOE guidelines.

 

The CARES Relief-Institutional CFDA# 84.425F, Award Number P425F201887, Award Amount $4,698,401. 

The CARES-Emergency Relief Fund CFDA# 84.425J, Award Number P425J2000055, Award Amount $18,132,717, increased to $20,447,024.

   
3. 

The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants (Student Portion) distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,265,900 (SUBR $4,115,900 & SULC $150,000) at 9/30/2020.

The cumulative total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants (Student Portion) distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,292,100 (SUBR $4,142,100 & SULC $150,000) from the initial award date thru 12/31/2020. 

The cumulative total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants (Student Portion) distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,410,600 (SUBR $4,260,600 & SULC $150,000) from the initial award date thru 3/31/2021.

The cumulative total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants (Student Portion) distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,410,600 (SUBR $4,260,600 & SULC $150,000) from the initial award date thru 6/30/2021.

The cumulative total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants (Student Portion) distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,410,600 (SUBR $4,260,600 & SULC $150,000) from the initial award date thru 9/30/2021.

The cumulative total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants (Student Portion) distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,410,600 (SUBR $4,260,600 & SULC $150,000) from the initial award date thru 12/31/2021.

The cumulative total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants (Student Portion) distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,410,600 (SUBR $4,260,600 & SULC $150,000) from the initial award date thru 3/31/2022.

The institution continues to distribute the funds as the students meet the requirements to receive the funds.  The below chart shows the distributions to students by quarter.

 

Amount Disbursed to Students Porti
4. 

The estimated total number of SUBR students at the institution who are or could be eligible to participate in the Federal student financial aid programs under  Section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and thus are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 5264 students.

Number of Eligible Students

The estimated total number of SULC students at the institution who are or could be eligible to participate in the Federal student financial aid programs under Section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and thus are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 803 students. 

5. 

The total number of SUBR students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4740 students at 9/30/2020.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4772 students at 12/31/2020.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4914 students at 3/31/2021. 

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4914 students at 6/30/2021.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4914 students at 9/30/2021.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4914 students at 12/31/2021.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4914 students at 3/31/2022.

Number of Students Rec Award 
 
The total number of SULC students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 345 students at 9/30/2020. The total number of SULC students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 347 students at 12/31/2020. The total number of SULC students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 350 students at 03/31/2021. The total number of SULC students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 350 students at 06/30/2021. The total number of SULC students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 350 students at 09/30/2021.

 

6. 
The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act includes the following.  
 
  • The institution determined which students enrolled for Spring 2020 with a paid status as of March 20, 2020, would receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants provided by the Cares Act Funding by using the following information.  In addition, International, Dual Enrollment, Cross enrolled, and 100 % online students were not eligible to receive funding.  
  • The institution required the students to complete a dynamic form to assist in determining eligibility which requires the student to explain how they intend to use the funds received; and
  • The institution required the Bursar's Office to review all eligible students to determine the students' current status prior to the distribution of the funds by the institution.     
   
7.  The students were provided with instructions, directions, and/or guidance by the institution concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.  In addition, students were asked to complete a dynamic form to meet the requirements to receive the funds and once completed it was routed to Cashier's Office. 
 
 

Please see chart below that shows the total Institutional Portion and the HBCU Award Amount Disbursed to Students by the Institution by Quarter for HEERF I.

 
Institutional Portion and the HBCU Award Amount Received by the Institution by Quarter

The links for the quarterly reports for the Institutional Portion and HBCU award are shown below and include the September 30, 2020 report which is from the date the first CARES Act award was received by the institution.

 
 

Please see the chart below that shows the Student Portion, Institutional Portion and the HBCU Award Total Amount Received by the Institution by Quarter for HEERF I, II and III.  These amounts include the Southern University and A.&M. College and the Southern University Law Center distributions.  All awards include student distributions and/or Institutional Refunds to the students.  

 
Institutional Portion and the HBCU Award Amount Disbursed to Students by the Institution by Quarter
The links for the HEERF I, II and III quarterly reports for the Institutional Portion and HBCU award are shown below.
 
 

*Revised on April 10, 2022