How to Apply for CARES Funds
Hocking College distributes CARES Funds based on guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Education. The CARES Act expressly requires that institutions provide the emergency financial aid grants to students “for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus (including eligible expenses under a student’s cost of attendance, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and childcare).”
Students may apply for CARES Funds by emailing CARES@hocking.edu.
Hocking College acknowledges that it has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that 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.
CARES Funds Reporting
Total amount received or will receive of CARES Funds for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students: $6,305,812
To date, the amount distributed to students as of 12/31/2021: $3,480,231
Estimated number of Title IV eligible students: 2,398
Number of students who have received CARES Funds: 1,735