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CARES Disclosures

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania has signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement form for the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds and intends to use 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

Slippery Rock University has received $3,677,035.00 to be provided to students in the form of Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

As of 5/21/2020, $1,912,000 has been distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

An estimated 7,144 students are potentially eligible for these funds. As of May 21, 2020, 3,825 students have received funds under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

Slippery Rock University used known financial need to determine the recipients who have received funds as of May 21, 2020. As a student must be eligible to file a FAFSA form, we used current FAFSA information on file in order to distribute funds quickly to our student body for which we could assess need levels. These students received $500 disbursements.

Current CARES related student FAQs are available here.

Archived CARES Communications

Note: This section is an archive of communications regarding CARES Act HEERF funds; posted as required by the United States Department of Education. Archived materials may be outdated. Explore the COVID-19 resource pages for the most current information.

Archived CARES COVID-19 Student FAQs
Emergency Financial Aid Grants - Student Email (May 1, 2020)
Emergency Financial Aid Grants - Student Email (Second Wave Iteration)

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