Reporting for Emergency Grants to Students, updated March 31, 2022

  1. Middlesex Community College (MCC) has signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement for funding under the CRRSAA and ARP programs. These programs allow for grants to students through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).
  2. MCC is approved for $1,852,172 in funding from CRRSAA (HEERF II) and $6,917,007 in funding from ARP (HEERF III). $8,769,179 total funding for students.
  3. As of March 31, 2022, MCC has distributed a total of $5,462,234 in emergency grants to students under CRRSAA and ARP; $1,689,250 for the Spring 2021 semester, $428,300 for the Summer 2021 semester, $1,915,978 for the Fall 2021 semester, and $1,428,506 for the Spring 2022 semester.
  4. 6,564 students during the Spring 2021 semester; 2,341 students during the Summer 2021 semester; 6,594 students during the Fall 2021 semester; and 5973 MCC students for the Spring 2022 semester were enrolled and eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under CRRSAA and ARP.
  5. 5,588 MCC students for the Spring 2021 semester; 2,222 MCC students for the Summer 2021 semester; 6,413 MCC students for the Fall 2021 semester; and 5027 MCC students for the Spring 2022 semester received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under CRRSAA and ARP.
  6. Awards for the Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 semesters were determined based on enrollment level and financial need with a maximum award of $800.
    1. Priority was given to students who demonstrated exceptional financial need based on the federal aid application and the institutional HEERF application.
    2. All students enrolled for 3 credits or more for the Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 semesters received an award, including distance learners, DACA, international, and dual enrollment students.
  7. Students were advised they may use an emergency grant to pay for any component of their cost of attendance, including an outstanding account balance and/or tuition and fees, as well as for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or childcare.
Last Modified: 4/6/22