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U & I Care Emergency Fund

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please Read BEFORE Applying Heading link

**In order to be eligible for this fund, you must NOT have received any emergency grants during the semester in which you are applying, including the COVID-19 Relief Fund**

The U&I Care Emergency Fund is available for students experiencing financial constraints. Upon completing your application for the emergency fund:

  1. You must provide documentation to support any requests made;
  2. You must contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships prior to submitting your application to ensure you have utilized all aid awarded to you for the 2021/2022 academic year;
  3. You must be a registered student during the semester you are applying for this fund. Please see below for important dates to help determine your eligibility.

NOTE: If eligible, students can receive this grant once per academic term.

Application Submission Deadlines

Fall 2021: August 16, 2021 – December 3, 2021

Spring 2022: January 3, 2022 – April 29, 2022

Summer 2022: Session 1 May 16th, 2022 – June 9th, 2022; Session 2 June 13th – August 3rd 

Applications will not be accepted during breaks. The application portal will be available during the dates listed above; however, will be reviewed beginning the first week of classes at the start of the term.

The U and I Care Emergency Fund is made possible through the partnership between the Office of the Dean of Students & Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships. The U and I Care Fund provides temporary, short-term financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship. This emergency funding program is designed to offer financial assistance to students in the form of one-time awards (typically not exceeding $500). Emergency funding is NOT intended to provide ongoing relief for recurring expenses. Decisions regarding disbursement of funds are made on a case-by-case basis.

To find more information about the U and I Care Emergency Fund, eligibility requirements, and how to apply, visit the online application.

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