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Required Disclosures and Student Notifications

MCPHS University
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) and American Rescue Plan (ARP)

June 30, 2021

The following disclosure provides some updated information regarding the University’s CRRSAA and ARP funding allocation.

  • MCPHS University acknowledges that it has signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) the Certification and Agreement and we intend to use or have used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  • MCPHS University received a total amount of $8,387,328 from the Department pursuant to our institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs.
  • The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs for the quarter ended June 30, 2021 is $282,500. Cumulative disbursements through June 30, 2021 under these programs were $2,312,000.
  • There have been an estimated 8,195 students at the University throughout the duration of the programs that have been eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs.
  • As of the date of this report, there have been 7,080 students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs.
  • The institution awarded Emergency Financial Aid grants to all eligible students at the time of disbursement (100% of the eligible population as of the disbursement date). In order to prioritize students with exceptional need as recommended by the Department, Pell-eligible students received higher grant award amounts.

Please click on the link below for the required reporting on the institutional allocation spending for quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Required Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for HEERF I, II, and III Institutional Portion


March 31, 2021

The following disclosure provides some updated information regarding the University’s CRRSAA and ARP funding allocation.

  • MCPHS University acknowledges that it has signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) the Certification and Agreement and we intend to use or have used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  • MCPHS University received a total amount of $8,387,328 from the Department pursuant to our institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs.
  • The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs as of the date of this report is $2,029,500.
  • There are an estimated 7,623 students at the University that are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs.
  • As of the date of this report, there have been 6,145 students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and programs.
  • The institution awarded Emergency Financial Aid grants to all eligible students at the time of disbursement (100% of the eligible population as of the disbursement date). In order to prioritize students with exceptional need as recommended by the Department, Pell-eligible students received higher grant award amounts.

Please click on the link below for the required reporting on the institutional allocation spending for quarter ended March 31, 2021.

Required Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for HEERF I, II, and III Institutional Portion


March 29, 2021

PELL RECIPIENTS

Dear Student:

The US Department of Education has awarded Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to US colleges and universities under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA).*

All students enrolled at MCPHS University during the spring 2021 term, whose eligibility has been confirmed and are also receiving a Federal Pell Grant, are receiving an emergency grant disbursement in the amount of $500.

Students receiving this email have been confirmed eligible and will be receiving this $500 grant. This grant will appear on your Student Account as a HEERF Grant.

We expect grants to be disbursed to student accounts by the end of next week, followed by a refund in the same amount paid by direct deposit, or by student refund check if direct deposit information is not available. If you have not already signed up for direct deposit and/or you would like to receive this refund via check please make sure your permanent address is correct. If you would like to update your home permanent address on file, please log onto the intranet, hover over Departments and select “Registrar”. Select “Student Information Update” from the list of links on the left-hand side of the page.

Grants under the program are to provide emergency financial aid to students, to help defray costs related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus, including food, housing, course materials, technology, healthcare, and childcare. While these government resources in many cases will not cover all expenses you may have incurred related to the COVID-19 campus disruption, they are intended to provide assistance during these exceptional times.

All students experiencing urgent financial needs or emergencies are encouraged to contact Student Financial Services, whose staff remains available to provide counseling and support.

Sincerely,
MCPHS Director of Financial Aid


DEGREE STUDENTS NOT RECEIVING PELL GRANTS

Dear Student:

The US Department of Education has awarded Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to US colleges and universities under Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA).*

All students enrolled at MCPHS University during the spring 2021 term, and whose eligibility has been confirmed, are receiving an emergency grant disbursement in the amount of $300.

Students receiving this email have been confirmed eligible and will be receiving this $300 grant.

We expect grants to be disbursed to student accounts by the end of next week, followed by a refund in the same amount paid by direct deposit, or by student refund check if direct deposit information is not available. If you have not already signed up for direct deposit and/or you would like to receive this refund via check please make sure your permanent address is correct. If you would like to update your home permanent address on file, please log onto the intranet, hover over Departments and select “Registrar”. Select “Student Information Update” from the list of links on the left-hand side of the page.

Grants under the program are to provide emergency financial aid to students, to help defray costs related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus, including food, housing, course materials, technology, healthcare, and childcare. While these government resources in many cases will not cover all expenses you may have incurred related to the COVID-19 campus disruption, they are intended to provide assistance during these exceptional times.

All students experiencing urgent financial needs or emergencies are encouraged to contact Student Financial Services, whose staff remains available to provide counseling and support.

Sincerely,
MCPHS Director of Financial Aid