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CARES Act

Nassau Community College (NCC) acknowledges an authorized representative of the institution has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the institution has used, or intends to use student funds received under the following Sections of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students:

Section 18004(a)(1), referred to as HEERF I
CRRSAA section 314(a) (1), referred to as HEERF II
Section 2003(7) of the ARP, referred to as HEERF III

Effective March 30, 2021, the CARES Act grant team has and is currently working on disbursing funds to students under the CRRSAA section 314(a) (1) program (HEERF II). No application is required, eligible students with FAFSA on file were awarded from $562.50 to $1,500 based on the following methodology:

Student Award Chart
Award Amount Per EFC Range and FT/PT Status
  100% 75% 50% 25%
EFC Range
0-1,500
EFC Range
1,501-2,900
EFC Range
2,901-4,300
EFC Range
4,301-5,711
FT Student Awards $1,500.00 $1,321.50 $1,125.00 $937.50
PT Student Awards $1,125.00 $937.50 $750.00 $562.50

NCC will record grant awards in the institutional system (BANNER) and process payments to students via BankMobile. Funds will be sent to students based on their selected refund preference. If no preference has been selected, NCC will issue checks directly to the student. See FAQ section for options to update your BankMobile preference. The award will not be an offset to any outstanding balance the student may have.

Any questions should be directed to caresgrant@ncc.edu


Effective November 22, 2020, the application process has concluded and no further applications will be accepted for CARES Act grants. The CARES Act grant team is disbursing remaining funds to students during the week of December 20, 2020. Students who are Title IV eligible and have attended NCC during the Spring, Summer, or Fall 2020 semesters. Base awards for tiers as noted in the original plan below have been changed to the following: Tier 1 - $105, Tier 2 - $210, Tier 3 - $420. Students that have attended NCC for multiple semesters are eligible for an award in each semester as long as Title IV eligibility has been met in each semester.

Original plan effective date: May 01, 2020

Nassau Community College (NCC) acknowledges an authorized representative of the institution has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

NCC has received or will receive $6,011,060 from the Department of Education pursuant to the Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

NCC has prioritized awarding of Emergency Financial Aid Grants to its students in the following manner (methodology):

Prioritization Methodology Number Of Students Preliminary Award
Tier 1 Students with EFC = 0 2,891 $1,200
Tier 2 Students with EFC = 1 to 5576 2,096 $600
Tier 3 Students with EFC > 5576 2,356 $300

Under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, students received awards ranging from $300 to $1,200.

All students will be notified of eligibility once the application is received.

NCC will record grant awards in the institutional system (BANNER) and process payments to students via BankMobile. Funds will be sent to students based on their selected refund preference. If no preference has been selected, NCC will issue checks directly to the student. See FAQ section for options to update your BankMobile preference. The award will not be an offset to any outstanding balance the student may have.

Any questions should be directed to caresgrant@ncc.edu.

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