Rock Valley College

CRRSA and HEERF III

HEERF III (Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds)

The Coronavirus Response and relief Supplemental Appropriations Act signed into law on December 27, 2020, gave the U.S. Department of Education funds to distribute to institutions of higher education.  In alignment with the federal CRRSA Act and the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Rock Valley College continues to offer educational awareness and emergency assistance to students impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. All awards must adhere to federal statutory and regulatory requirements.

The Financial Aid Office, in collaboration with Rock Valley College campus officials, have determined those students eligible to receive emergency assistance in conjunction with guidance as indicated by the Department of Education.  Please contact the Rock Valley College Financial Aid office for questions regarding emergency relief fund availability.

Fall 2021

The college will offer emergency relief and assistance to those enrolled in Fall 2021 credit courses.  Emergency relief monies will be determined on a cost per credit hour evaluation.  For every credit a student enrolls in, they will receive $50 of assistance.  

Spring 2022

The college will again offer emergency relief and assistance to those enrolled in Spring 2022 credit courses.  Emergency relief monies will be determined on a cost per credit hour evaluation and student’s financial need.  For every credit a student enrolls in, they will receive a minimum $50 of assistance.  

Example:

Enroll in 3 college credits=Receive $150
Enroll in 6 college credits=Receive $300
Enroll in 9 college credits=Receive $450
Enroll in 12 college credits=Receive $600
Enroll in 15 college credits=Receive $750
Enroll in 18 college credits=Receive $900

Please contact Stacey Kolder in Financial Aid with any questions or concerns.