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.
    • Information concerning the awards was made available via web resources found at the following link https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus and https://www.cuanschutz.edu/coronavirus.
  • 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: October 11, 2021