CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) Disclosure
Updated: July 6, 2021
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz provided students at the Anschutz Medical Campus Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students in accordance with the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) on May 17th, 2021.
The total amount received for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to distribute to students was $5,092,042.00. These funds were received through a student-specific HEERF II grant amount with supplementation from an institution-specific grant fund.
The amount distributed to Anschutz Medical Campus students on May 17, 2021 was $2,000,000.00
The total number of students who received the HEERF II Grants on the Anschutz Medical Campus is 2,000.
Each student received $1,000.
Guidance provided to students concerning grant information was provided as follows:
Emails were sent to students on May 14, 2021, and May 17, 2021 notifying them of the awards that were being posted to their student accounts.
The Anschutz Medical Campus Financial Aid and Scholarships Office assisted students by phone and email concerning the application and availability of the grants.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz, specifically the Anschutz Medical Campus, determined eligibility by the students who meet the following criteria:
1291 Students who have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of zero
653 Students who are Pell eligible
56 Students who submitted the FAFSA, selected in time order until funds ran out.
CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Disclosure
Updated: July 12, 2022
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz signed and returned the Department of Education’s Certification and Agreement acknowledging that the university will use 50 percent of the total funds received under section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES
act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
The total amount received for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to distribute to students was $5,092,042.00.
The estimated total number of students eligible for federal student aid and therefore eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 11,442.
The total number of students who have received Emergency Grant aid as of September 30, 2020 is 3,849.
Total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grant funds distributed to students as of September 30 , 2020 is $5,092,042.00
Guidance provided to students concerning the eligibility criteria and the application process for the emergency financial aid grants were provided as follows:
Broad email messaging to all students was sent on May 1, 2020 and directed students to the Financial Aid webpage provides details on how to apply.
Emails were sent to students on May 1, 2020, May 29, 2020 and August 18, 2020 to students who were determined to be eligible for federal student aid directing them to a web-based application for CARES Act funds.
Information regarding the Emergency Financial Aid Grants has also been shared with students via Division of Student Success Newsletters, Twitter and Facebook.