Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Info

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  • ​Long Beach City College acknowledges that we have signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that we have used, or intend 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.
  • ​Long Beach City College has received $7,331,529 from the Department of Education pursuant to the institutions Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  • 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 is: $4,244,000.00
  •  ​​​The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in the programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is estimated at 10,000.
  • ​​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 7,173.
  • The methods used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and  how they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) is as follows: Emergency Grant Aid is distributed to students who submit a Long Beach City College on-line Emergency Grant Aid application, requesting emergency relief assistance for food, housing, course materials,  technology, health care, child care expenses, or other expenses typically included in a student’s cost of attendance (COA), as a result of the corona virus and have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid application on-file for the current academic year. Funds continue to be distributed as Emergency Grant Applications continue to be received. Additionally, students may receive a $500 Emergency Financial Aid grant, if they are currently receiving a Federal Pell Grant and confirm expenses as noted above, resulting from the Corona Virus.
  • ​Instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants are as follows: Students are instructed to complete Long Beach City College’s on-line Emergency Grant Aid application  or if a student is currently receiving a Federal Pell Grant may receive emergency relief assistance for food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, child care expenses, or other expenses typically included in a student’s cost of attendance (COA), as a result of the corona virus.