Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting

Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

In accordance with reporting requirements by the US Department of Education, the following information is provided to describe the use of funds distributed to North Florida College (College) under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.  This information will be updated quarterly.

  1. As required by the CARES Act, in May 2020, North Florida College signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement. The CRRSAA and ARP grant funds were received as supplements to that certification and agreement and by drawing down the funds, NFC agreed to the supplemental assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

  2. North Florida College has received (was awarded) $2,053,213 from the Department pursuant to the institution's supplemental Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.

  3. North Florida College distributed $557,762.29 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs during the quarter ending December 31, 2021. North Florida College distributed $959,621.29 in total CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) program funds as of December 31, 2021.

  4. For the Fall 2021 semester, there were approximately 827 students eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs, using the criteria established for this semester.

  5. For the quarter ending December 31, 2021, 463 students received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs. 956 Emergency Financial Aid Grants have been awarded to students by NFC under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) program funds as of December 31, 2021.

  6. For the Fall 2021 semester, to determine which students received Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs, North Florida College used the following methodology:
    • To be eligible, students must have been a degree or certificate-seeking student.
    • The amounts of the Emergency Financial Aid Grants were tiered based on individual socioeconomic circumstances, as documented by the student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) on the FAFSA, as follows:
      • EFC $0-$6238: $150 per credit hour
      • EFC $6,239 and above: $102 per credit hour
      • Tuition and approved program fees for Medical Information Coder/Biller and the rapid credential programs such as EMT, Advanced Manufacturing and Production Technology, CDL, etc.; amounts vary.

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

Examples of instructions, directions, and guidance include:

  • Letter provided to recipients - PDF File
  • Facebook posting/social media - PDF File
  • Web page promoting HEERF application and information - PDF File
  • E-Mail to students announcing application and information - PDF File
  • E-Mail to students announcing award announcement - PDF File

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for HEERF I, II and III (1) Institutional Portion, (a)(2) and (a)(3)