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HEERF/CARES Act Notices

CARES Act Fund Distribution

The CARES (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security) Act is federal legislation that provides a variety of financial supports to individuals and businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The CARES Act established the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, which allows colleges to provide emergency financial aid grants to Spring 2020 students who have experienced financial hardship from additional expenses due to the coronavirus.

Students eligible to receive these funds have been notified via their myDCC email.

As of 05/25/2020 (30 day)

Dutchess Community College has not yet distributed Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds to students.

As of 07/9/2020 (45 day)

DCC has disbursed $902,900 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Spring 2020 semester.

  • Tier 1 for Spring 2020: 859 students disbursed amounts of $850.00 each for a total of $725,900.00 as of 7/9/2020

  • Tier 2 for Spring 2020: 355 students disbursed amounts of $500.00 each for a total of $177,000.00 as of 7/9/2020

As of 9/12/2020 (45 Day) From 7/10/2020 Through 9/12/2020

DCC has disbursed $10,150 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Spring 2020 semester.

  • Tier 1 for Spring 2020: 10 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $7,650.00 as of 9/12/2020

  • Tier 2 for Spring 2020: 5 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $2,500.00 as of 9/12/2020

From 9/13/2020 Through 09/30/2020 (Quarterly)

DCC has disbursed $1850.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Spring 2020 semester.

  • Tier 1 for Spring 2020: 1 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $850.00 as of 09/30/2020

  • Tier 2 for Spring 2020: 2 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $1000.00 as 09/30/2020

DCC has disbursed $674,950.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Fall 2020 semester

  • Tier 1 Pell-eligible students with EFC up to $5,711 as of 09/30/2020

    • Full-time receive $600, (700 Students) $418,800

    • Part-time receive $300, (179 Students) $53,400

  • Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 09/30/2020

    • Full-time receive $500, (359 Students) $176,500

    • Part-time receive $250, (106 Students) $26,250

As of 09/30/2020 Cumulative

DCC has disbursed $912,350.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Spring 2020 semester

  • Tier 1 for Spring 2020: 861 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $731,850.00 as of 09/30/2020

  • Tier 2 for Spring 2020: 362 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $180,500.00 as 09/30/2020

DCC has disbursed $674,950.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Fall 2020 semester

  • Tier 1 Pell-eligible students with EFC up to $5,711 as of 09/30/2020

    • Full time receive $600, (700 Students) $418,800

    • Part-time receive $300, (179 Students) $53,400

  • Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 09/30/2020

    • Full-time receive $500, (359 Students) $176,500

    • Part-time receive $250, (106 Students) $26,250

As of 09/30/2020 total spent between Spring 2020 & Fall 2020: $1,587,300 out of $1,796,287.00

HEERF/CARES Act Required Notice

Quarterly CARES Act Budget and Expenditure Report