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CARES Act


What is the CARES Act and the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund?

Who is eligible for a CARES Act Higher Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Grant?

Will my CARES Act HEERF approved grant amount OR automatic award pay an existing balance I owe the college for either Spring 2020 semester or a future semester?

What kinds of expenses are allowable?

Do I have to repay the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grant?

How will my refund be reflected on my student account?

How will the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) be sent to me?

When will I receive the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grant?

Would this funding reduce my financial aid awards?

Is there a maximum amount of funding that a student can apply for, using the CARES Act grant request process?

What is the processing time of a CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grant application?

How can I check the status of, or view if Owens received, my CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Grant Application?

How will I know if my application was approved?

My CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Grant application status is “Incomplete”. How do I know what to do?

My CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Grant application status is “Denied”. Why?

Why didn’t I receive any money as part of the automatic awarding process?

Do I have to report the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grant on my income tax return?

Who should I contact if I have questions?

How were the automatic award amounts determined?

What is the different between the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grant and the Student Emergency Assistance Fund?

How can I tell if I was automatically awarded funds through the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grant?

How do I apply for the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Grant, if I did not receive an automatic award, or if I would like to request additional funding?


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