The Department of Education directs each institution receiving Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to comply with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act and submit an initial report (the “30-day Fund Report”) to the Secretary thirty (30) days from the date of the institution’s Certification and Agreement to the Department.

Each HEERF participating institution must post the information listed below on the institution’s primary website. Accordingly, the university is providing this information to the AU community in compliance with this directive:

1. An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial

The University of Michigan-Dearborn acknowledges the institution signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement for the Student Portion of funds on May 8, 2020. The university signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement for the Institutional Portion of funds on May 15, 2020

The university intends to use no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

The university has received $3,494,565.00 for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. These funds are currently available to the university through the Department of Education’s Grants Management system (G5). As of July 13,  $1,467,923 has been requested through the G5 system.

3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter).

As of July 13, 2020, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants disbursed to students at the University of Michigan - Dearborn students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is:  $ 1,515,073

 

4. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

As of this June 3rd 2020, the estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 for the Spring 2020 academic term (as evidenced by a completed FAFSA on file with the university) and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 4,464.

5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

As of July 13, 2020, 1,285 students University of Michigan - Dearborn students have received Emergency Financial Aid Grants under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

The university used the following methods to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act:

  • Students must be currently enrolled 
  • Must have a FAFSA on file for 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility requirements
  • Students must have a qualifying expenses 
  • Students must complete the online application

7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

The university posted a general information regarding Emergency Financial Aid Grants on the COVID-19 section of its website on April 24, 2020.   Information about the application process can be found on the University of Michigan - Dearborn's Emergency Resources page.  

Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

1183
University Center (UC)
Phone: 
313-593-5300
Fax: 
313-593-5313
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