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The CARES Act Emergency Financial Assistance program at Crafton Hills College provides some relief from the economic fallout related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this funding is to provide financial relief to students who have experienced loss of income or added expenses because of the pandemic. The amount of CARES funding that institutions received is primarily based on the number of high-need students enrolled. 

In compliance with Sec. 18004(a)(1) of the 2020 CARES Act, Crafton Hills College the following statements. This data is accurate as of November 19, 2021:

HEERF I/CARES Act – Student Portion

Total Student Portion Allocation – 2020 March $966,965
Total Amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants $966,965.00 as of March 2021
Estimated number of students at the institution eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants 761 as of March 21
Number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students 761 as of March 21

Student Eligibility

Federal regulations require schools to confirm that a student receiving any CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Grant meets the following requirements:

  1. Students must have been enrolled in classes in the spring 2020 semester on March 13th, 2020.
  2. Students must be eligible to receive federal financial aid and must:
    • Be a US Citizen or an eligible non-citizen
    • Have a valid Social Security number
    • Registered with the Selective Service, if you are a male (you must register between the ages of 18 and 25)
    • Not be in default on a federal student loan
    • Not owe money on a federal student grant
    • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher and 67% completion rate
    • Have a high school diploma or GED
    • Be enrolled in a Programs leading to a degree or certificate
      Student Selection/ Methodology: Federal Regulations determine criteria by the research department to identify eligible.

HEERF II/CRRSSA – Student Portion

Total Student Portion Allocation – January 2021

$966,965
Total Amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants

$ 966,965.00 As of 4/5/21
Estimated number of students at the institution eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants

1595
Number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students

1541

Student Eligibility

Federal regulations require schools to confirm that a student receiving any CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Grant meets the following requirements:

  1. Students must have been enrolled in classes in the spring 2021 semester.
  2. Students must be eligible to receive financial aid and must:
    • Have a Dream Application or FAFSA or California Promise Grant Application (BOG)
    • Having the above demonstrated Financial Aid need.

Student Selection/ Methodology: Federal Regulations determine criteria by the research department to identify eligible.

HEERF III/America Rescue Plan – Student Portion

Total Student Portion Allocation – March 2021 $3,695,000
Total Amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants $1,972,250.00 As of 3/31/22
Number of students at the institution eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants  2809
Number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students 2792 

Student Eligibility

Students receiving CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Grant meet the following requirements:

To be eligible a student should meet the following requirements:

  • Have a current home location of “CHC”
  • They have to be currently enrolled in at least one course in Spring 2022
  • They need to have a 2.0 GPA in one of the three prior terms of enrollment (Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021 ) OR they have to be a first time student in Spring 2022

Assuming they met this criteria, then this is how they were prioritized

  • Priority 1: Students that are Pell recipients with an EFC of “0.00”
  • Priority 2: Students that are CCCPG Recipients
  • Priority 3: They do not priority 1 or 2 but do have sufficient academic performance (meeting those GPA requirements I mentioned above)

Student Selection/ Methodology: Federal Regulations determine criteria by the research department to identify eligible.

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Website Updated: 4/12/22