• Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting (HEERF) - Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

    In compliance with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act Aparicio-Levy (ALTC) has received an allocation under 18004(a)

    1. Acknowledgment of Certification and Agreement

    An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, 50% of the total funds ($44,310.00) received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

    • ALTC signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement on 05/06/2020 for $22,655.00 (50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act) to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
      • On 09/25/2020, ALTC distributed $25,986.62 (50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act) to the eligible student body.
    1. Total Amount of Funds Received
    • The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
    • On 07/23/2020 ALTC was notified they would receive $22,655.00 in the initial allocation from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
    • On 05/28/2020 ALTC received $22,655.00 to be used to reimburse programs for distance learning costs and other expenses associated with COVID 19 for the institution.
    1. Total Amount of Funds Distributed to Students to Date

    The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter).

    • To date 7/15/2021 ALTC has distributed $31,057.18 to the eligible student body.

    The disbursement will be in one payment in the amount totaling $633.82.

    1. Estimated Total Number of Students at the Institution Eligible to Participate in Programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

    Based on regulatory guidance by the Department of Education, a total of 49 students are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

    1. The total Number of Students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a) (1) of the CARES Act.

    As 07/15/2021, 49 students have been provided emergency financial aid grant funds.

    1. The Methods 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.

    The CARES Act Committee determined student eligibility based on criteria for Federal Financial Aid and the Guidelines provided by the US DOE.

    • Must be eligible to receive Title IV aid: See Title IV Eligibility Criteria for Federal Student Aid.
    • Enrollment was impacted by COVID/19 and have expenses incurred for housing, food course materials, technology, healthcare, or childcare.
    • Students were impacted due to site closures required by COVID/19 restrictions.
    • The total amount will be disbursed to 49 students. Each eligible student will receive $633.82.
    1. Any Instructions, Directions, of Guidance Provided by the Institution to Students Concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

    Eligible students will be contacted via email of record on file in regard to the distribution of the Higher Education Emergency Financial Aid Grants. These funds can be used for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus (including eligible expenses under a student’s cost of attendance such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care).

    Reporting

    The CARES Act requires that institutions that have received eligibility for funding report Sections 18004(a)(1) and 18004(a)(2) (for Institutional and MSI expenditures) on federally required form OMB Control Number 1840-0489 on a calendar quarterly basis no later than 30 days after the end of the quarter.  Links to those quarterly reports are provided below:

     

     

     

    Updated on 4/15, 5/15, 6/15, 7/15, 8/15, 10/18