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 and fall 2020: $1,587,300 out of $1,796,287.00.

From 10/1/2020 Through 12/31/2020 (Quarterly)

DCC has disbursed $42,300.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the spring 2020 semester.

  • Tier 1 for spring 2020: 48 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $40,800.00 as of 12/31/2020

  • Tier 2 for spring 2020: 3 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $1500.00 as 12/31/2020

DCC has disbursed $164,530.83 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 12/31/2020

  • Full time receive $600, (21 students) $12,600.00

  • Part-time receive $300, (8 students) $2,400.00

  • Pell-eligible students with a completed fall 2020 affirmation receive $160.61, (903 students) $145,030.83.

Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 12/31/2020

  • Full-time receive $500, (8 students) $4,000.00

  • Part-time receive $250, (2 students) $500.00

As of 12/31/2020 Cumulative

DCC has disbursed $953,800.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the spring 2020 semester.

  • Tier 1 for spring 2020: 909 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $771,800.00 as of 12/31/2020

  • Tier 2 for spring 2020: 365 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $182,000.00 as 12/31/2020

DCC has disbursed $842,480.83 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 12/31/2020

  • Full time receive $600, (724 students) $434,400.00

  • Part-time receive $300, (182 students) $54,300.00

  • Pell-eligible students with a completed Fall 2020 affirmation receive $160.61, (903 students) $145,030.83

Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 12/31/2020

  • Full-time receive $500, (365 students) $182,500.00

  • Part-time receive $250, (105 students) $26,250

As of 12/31/2020 total spent between spring 2020 and fall 2020: $1,796,280.83 out of $1,796,287.00.

From 01/01/2021 Through 03/31/2021 (Quarterly)

DCC has disbursed $0.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the spring 2020 semester

  • Tier 1 for spring 2020: 48 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 3/31/2021

  • Tier 2 for spring 2020: 3 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as 3/31/2021

DCC has disbursed $760.61 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the fall 2020 semester

Tier 1 Pell-eligible students with EFC up to $760.61 as of 3/31/2021

  • Full time receive $600, (1 Students) $600.00

  • Part time receive $300, (0 Students) $0.00

  • Pell-eligible students with a completed Fall 2020 affirmation receive $160.61, (1 Students) $160.61

Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 3/31/2021

  • Full time receive $500, (0 Students) $0.00

  • Part time receive $250, (0 Students) $0.00

As of 3/31/2021 Cumulative

DCC has disbursed $952,950.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the spring 2020 semester

  • Tier 1 for spring 2020: 907 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $770,950.00 as of 3/31/2021

  • Tier 2 for spring 2020: 364 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $182,000.00 as 3/31/2021

DCC has disbursed $839,359.61 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 3/31/2021

  • Full time receive $600, (721 Students) $432,600.00

  • Part time receive $300, (181 Students) $54,300.00

  • Pell-eligible students with a completed Fall 2020 affirmation receive $160.61, (901 Students) $144,709.61

Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 3/31/2021

  • Full time receive $500, (363 Students) $181.500.00

  • Part time receive $250, (105 Students) $26,250.00

As of 3/31/2021 total spent between spring 2020 and fall 2020: $1,792,309.61 out of $1,796,287.00

From 4/01/2021 Through 6/30/2021 (Quarterly) (HEERF I)

DCC has disbursed $0.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Spring 2020 semester

  • Tier 1 for Spring 2020: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Tier 2 for Spring 2020: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as 6/30/2021

DCC has disbursed $0.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Fall 2020 semester

Tier 1 Pell-eligible students with EFC up to $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $600, (0 Students) $0.00

  • Part-time receive $300, (0 Students) $0.00

  • Pell-eligible students with a completed Fall 2020 affirmation receive $160.61, (1 Students) $160.61

Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 6/30/2021

  • Full-time receive $500, (0 Students) $0.00

  • Part-time receive $250, (0 Students) $0.00

Final Quarterly Report posting which covers all of HEERF I, Student Aid Fund expenditures.

From 4/01/2021 Through 6/30/2021 (Quarterly) (HEERF II)

DCC has disbursed $2,379,341.36 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II & HEERFI Institutional funds for the Spring 2021 semester

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 0-1500: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $1550, (685 Students) $1,061,750.00

  • Part-time receive $1162.50, (313 Students) $362,730.75

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 1501-2900: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $1356.25, (103 Students) $139,693.75

  • Part-time receive $968.75, (36 Students) $34,875.00

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 2901-4300: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $1162.50, (75 Students) $87,187.50

  • Part-time receive $775, (41 Students) $31,775.00

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 4301-5711: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $968.75, (64 Students) $62,000.00         

  • Part-time receive $581.25, (28 Students) $16,275.00

DCC Block Emergency Grant EFC Range 5712+: 998 students disbursed amount of $581.25 each for a total of $580,087.50 as of 6/30/2021 (HEERF I Institutional Funds)

  • Awarded an additional $2966.86 of HEERF I Institutional funds to 3 students to complete SUNY’s Exceptional Need Awards based on EFC

  • Total HEERF I Institutional funds awarded to students: $583.054.36 (1001 students)

DCC Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC: 3 students disbursed amount of $3977.39 as of 6/30/2021 (HEERF I Student Funds)

Final Quarterly Report posting which covers all of HEERF II, Student Aid Fund expenditures.

As of 6/30/2021 Cumulative

HEERF I

DCC has disbursed $952,950.00 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Spring 2020 semester

  • Tier 1 for Spring 2020: 907 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $770,950.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Tier 2 for Spring 2020: 364 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $182,000.00 as 6/30/2021

DCC has disbursed $839,359.61 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 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $600, (721 Students) $432,600.00

  • Part-time receive $300, (181 Students) $54,300.00

  • Pell-eligible students with a completed Fall 2020 affirmation receive $160.61, (901 Students) $144,709.61

 Tier 2 All other Title IV eligible as of 6/30/2021

  • Full-time receive $500, (363 Students) $181.500.00

  • Part-time receive $250, (105 Students) $26,250.00

DCC Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC for Spring 2021: 3 students disbursed amount of $3977.39 as of 6/30/2021 (HEERF I Student Funds)

As of 6/30/2021 total spent between Spring 2020, Fall 2020, & Spring 2021: $1,796,287.00 out of $1,796,287.00.  Final Quarterly Report posting which covers all of HEERF I, Student Aid Fund expenditures.

HEERF II

DCC has disbursed $2,379,341.36 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II & HEERFI Institutional funds for the Spring 2021 semester

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 0-1500: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $1550, (685 Students) $1,061,750.00

  • Part-time receive $1162.50, (313 Students) $362,730.75

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 1501-2900: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $1356.25, (103 Students) $139,693.75

  • Part-time receive $968.75, (36 Students) $34,875.00

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 2901-4300: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $1162.50, (75 Students) $87,187.50

  • Part-time receive $775, (41 Students) $31,775.00

SUNY Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC Range 4301-5711: 0 students disbursed amount of $0.00 each for a total of $0.00 as of 6/30/2021

  • Full time receive $968.75, (64 Students) $62,000.00         

  • Part-time receive $581.25, (28 Students) $16,275.00

DCC Block Emergency Grant EFC Range 5712+: 998 students disbursed amount of $581.25 each for a total of $580,087.50 as of 6/30/2021 (HEERF I Institutional Funds)

  • Awarded an additional $2966.86 of HEERF I Institutional funds to 3 students to complete SUNY’s Exceptional Need Awards based on EFC

  • Total HEERF I Institutional funds awarded to students: $583.054.36 (1001 students)

DCC Exceptional Need Award Pell Grant Eligible EFC: 3 students disbursed amount of $3977.39 as of 6/30/2021 (HEERF I Student Funds)

As of 6/30/2021 total spent for Spring 2021: $1,796,287.00 out of $1,796,287.00.  Final Quarterly Report posting which covers all of HEERF II, Student Aid Fund expenditures.

HEERF III

The State University of New York (SUNY) is currently drafting SUNY-wide guidelines and a distribution plan for the American Rescue Plan (HEERF III) Student Aid Funds which will provide vital emergency grants to SUNY undergraduate and graduate students with exceptional need and/or extraordinary financial circumstances.  Once guidance and distribution plan are formally approved and communicated to SUNY campuses, our required HEERF reporting disclosures will be updated. 

From 7/01/2021 Through 9/30/2021 (Quarterly) (HEERF I & II)

Final Quarterly Report posting which covers all HEERF I & II Student Aid Fund expenditures, posted under the July 2021 Quarterly Reporting. 

As of 9/30/2021 Cumulative

Cumulative Report posting which covers all HEERF I & II Student Aid Fund expenditures, posted under the 6/30/2021 Cumulative Reporting. 

HEERF III

The State University of New York (SUNY) has drafted SUNY-wide guidelines and a distribution plan for the American Rescue Plan (HEERF III) Student Aid Funds.  Dutchess Community College is in the process of completing an awarding and disbursement plan based on those guidelines. 

Once guidance and distribution plan at DCC is formally approved our required HEERF reporting disclosures will be updated. 

HEERF/CARES Act Required Notice

Quarterly CARES Act Budget and Expenditure Report: First Quarter

Quarterly CARES Act Budget and Expenditure Report: Second Quarter

Quarterly CARES Act Budget and Expenditure Report: Third Quarter

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2021

Third-quarter report: 00286400_HEERF_Q32021_10102021