Emergency Support Fund

The Student Emergency Fund allocates resources to students who have short-term financial needs that cannot be met.

To be considered eligible, the student must:

  • Be currently enrolled.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Demonstrate financial hardship due to an emergency situation, or for unanticipated circumstances that jeopardize the student’s ability to continue successfully in school.
  • Provide appropriate documentation to support funding request

    *Students can make one request per academic year

Expenses that will be considered include, but are not limited to: 

  • Medical expenses not covered by insurance.
  • Food & Nourishment
  • Replacement or Repair costs of essential personal belongings
  • Travel in the case of the death or illness of an immediate family member
  • Temporary lodging costs
  • Support for emergency dependent related expenses.
  • Other...

Expenses that will not be considered are as follows:

  • Tuition, fees, books, on campus room and board, or any other standard expenses associated with attending college for those already receiving need-based financial aid.
  • Costs of optional programs, entertainment, recreation, non-emergency travel and other non-essential expenses.    ​​​ 

Priority for Student Emergency Funds will be given based on:    

  • The urgency of the situation.
  • The student’s overall financial picture and level of hardship.
  • Whether other resources/support available to the student have been previously utilized.

To Apply:
Students must submit the application below and provide the necessary documentation. Once an application is received, students will be contacted by a member of the SEF team. 

* - Required