ARPA Funds Report

Spring Term 2022

Umpqua Community College (UCC) signed and submitted to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement required to access the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds under Cares Act on April 13, 2020 and received CRRSAA HEERF II grant award automatically.

The total amount of funds that UCC has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is: $2,356,764

For the Spring term, the estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under CRRSAA was 1,991.  Some students were automatically eligible and other were sent an application with the option to apply.

Third distribution of ARP funds

Student Breakdown

Pell eligible based on completing the FAFSA EFC 0 – 5846 Amount Students
  Full-Time $800 315
  Part-Time $400 335
Not Pell eligible based on completing the FAFSA EFC 5847 and up    
  Full-Time $600 190
  Part-Time $300 117
All other UG students who did not complete the FAFSA    
  Not based on enrollment status $300  313
ABS – GED and ESL students      
  Not based on enrollment status $300 91
Community Education Certificate based programs Phlebotomy, Truck Driving, Police Reserve Academy and Medical Assistant    
  Not based on enrollment status $300 40
Expanded Option, Retail Management    
  Application to apply based on COVID based need $300 31
  Note: 515 email applications sent out    

Total distribution was $677,600 to 1,432 students

 

ARP – Communications

The following email is the original communication that went out to all but the last two categories above:

You have been identified as one of 1,405 eligible students to receive the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.  These funds are to support students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Funds are being distributed in two groups based on Pell Grant eligibility using a student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by their completed 21/22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Additional funds are also being made available to students registered in undergraduate level courses who have not completed the FAFSA including, GED and ESL students.  Funds will be disbursed based on enrollment status; 12 credits and up is full time and 1-11 credits is part time.   It has been determined that based on your EFC and enrollment status, you are eligible to receive $XXX.00.

The College will be distributing these funds directly to you the week of April 25th using the distribution method you have selected for refunds (check or direct deposit).  These funds can be used at your discretion for any necessity expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form.   Submit completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 21, 2022 using your UCC student email.  Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the competition of this form.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time, monetary or otherwise, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.
Michelle Bergmann
Director of Financial Aid

 

Community Education email for American Rescue Plan

You have been identified as one of 40 Community Education eligible students to receive the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.  These funds are to support students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Funds are being distributed in two groups based on Pell Grant eligibility using a student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by their completed 21/22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Additional funds are also being made available to students registered in undergraduate level courses who have not complete the FAFSA, GED and ESL students and students registered in four community education eligible programs.   It has been determined that based on your status, you are eligible to receive $300.00.

The College will be distributing these funds directly to you Friday, October 22nd using the distribution method you have selected for refunds (check or direct deposit).  These funds can be used at your discretion for any necessity expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form.  Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the competition of this form.  Submit completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 15, 2021 using your UCC student email.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time – monetary or otherwise – please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.
Michelle Bergmann
Director of Financial Aid

 

Retail Management and Expanded Options application to apply email American Rescue Plan

Umpqua Community College has American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds available and you have been specifically identified as eligible based on your program of study.  This application is for students who are experiencing a financial need and have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds can be used at your discretion for any expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses. If you are experiencing a financial need, we encourage you to complete this application for assistance. A maximum of $300.00 will be distributed to eligible students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form. Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the completion of this form. Submit completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using your UCC student email.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time – monetary or otherwise – please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.

 


Winter Term 2022

Umpqua Community College (UCC) signed and submitted to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement required to access the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds under Cares Act on April 13, 2020 and received CRRSAA HEERF II grant award automatically.

The total amount of funds that UCC has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is: $2,356,764

For the Winter term, the estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under CRRSAA was 1,991.  Some students were automatically eligible and other were sent an application with the option to apply.

Second distribution of ARP funds

Student Breakdown

Pell eligible based on completing the FAFSA EFC 0 – 5846 Amount Students
  Full-Time $800 357
  Part-Time $400 327
Not Pell eligible based on completing the FAFSA EFC 5847 and up    
  Full-Time $600 219
  Part-Time $300 114
All other UG students who did not complete the FAFSA    
  Not based on enrollment status $300  351
ABS – GED and ESL students      
  Not based on enrollment status $300 80
Community Education Certificate based programs Phlebotomy, Truck Driving, Police Reserve Academy and Medical Assistant    
  Not based on enrollment status $300 41
Expanded Option, Retail Management    
  Application to apply based on COVID based need $300 18
  Note: 542 email applications sent out    

Total distribution was $729,000 to 1,507 students

 

ARP – Communications

The following email is the original communication that went out to all but the last two categories above:

You have been identified as one of 1,453 eligible students to receive the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.  These funds are to support students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Funds are being distributed in two groups based on Pell Grant eligibility using a student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by their completed 21/22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Additional funds are also being made available to students registered in undergraduate level courses who have not completed the FAFSA including, GED and ESL students.  Funds will be disbursed based on enrollment status; 12 credits and up is full time and 1-11 credits is part time.   It has been determined that based on your EFC and enrollment status, you are eligible to receive $XXX.00.

The College will be distributing these funds directly to you Friday, January 28th using the distribution method you have selected for refunds (check or direct deposit).  These funds can be used at your discretion for any necessity expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form.   Submit completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by January 24, 2022 using your UCC student email.  Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the competition of this form.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time, monetary or otherwise, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.
Michelle Bergmann
Director of Financial Aid

 

Community Education email for American Rescue Plan

You have been identified as one of 34 Community Education eligible students to receive the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.  These funds are to support students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Funds are being distributed in two groups based on Pell Grant eligibility using a student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by their completed 21/22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Additional funds are also being made available to students registered in undergraduate level courses who have not complete the FAFSA, GED and ESL students and students registered in four community education eligible programs.   It has been determined that based on your status, you are eligible to receive $300.00.

The College will be distributing these funds directly to you Friday, October 22nd using the distribution method you have selected for refunds (check or direct deposit).  These funds can be used at your discretion for any necessity expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form.  Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the competition of this form.  Submit completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 15, 2021 using your UCC student email.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time – monetary or otherwise – please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.
Michelle Bergmann
Director of Financial Aid

 

Application Email for American Rescue Plan

Umpqua Community College has American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds available and you have been specifically identified as eligible based on your program of study.  This application is for students who are experiencing a financial need and have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds can be used at your discretion for any expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses. If you are experiencing a financial need, we encourage you to complete this application for assistance. A maximum of $300.00 will be distributed to eligible students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form. Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the completion of this form. Submit completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using your UCC student email.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time – monetary or otherwise – please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.

 


 

Fall Term 2021

Umpqua Community College (UCC) signed and submitted to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement required to access the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds under Cares Act on April 13, 2020 and received CRRSAA HEERF II grant award automatically.

The total amount of funds that UCC has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is: $2,356,764

For the Fall term, the estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under CRRSAA was 2,239. Some students were automatically eligible and other were sent an application with the option to apply.
Additional funds have been reserved for Winter and Spring term students.

First distribution of ARP funds

Student Breakdown

Pell eligible based on completing the FAFSA EFC 0 – 5846 Amount Students
  Full-Time $800 425
  Part-Time $400 300
Not Pell eligible based on completing the FAFSA EFC 5847 and up    
  Full-Time $600 208
  Part-Time $300 146
All other UG students who did not complete the FAFSA    
  Not based on enrollment status $300  422
ABS – GED and ESL students      
  Not based on enrollment status $300 89
Community Education Certificate based programs Phlebotomy, Truck Driving, Police Reserve Academy and Medical Assistant    
  Not based on enrollment status $300 35
Expanded Option, Retail Management    
  Application to apply based on COVID based need $300 23
  Note: 542 email applications sent out    

Total distribution was $799,300 to 1,648 students


ARP – Communications

Original Email for American Rescue Plan

You have been identified as one of 1,510 eligible students to receive the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. These funds are to support students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are being distributed in two groups based on Pell Grant eligibility using a student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by their completed 21/22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additional funds are also being made available to students registered in undergraduate level courses who have not complete the FAFSA, GED students and ESL students. Funds will be disbursed based on enrollment status; 12 credits and up is full time and 1-11 credits is part time. It has been determined that based on your EFC and enrollment status, you are eligible to receive $XXX.00.

The College will be distributing these funds directly to you Friday, October 22nd using the distribution method you have selected for refunds (check or direct deposit). These funds can be used at your discretion for any necessity expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form. Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the competition of this form. Submit completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 15, 2021 using your UCC student email.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time – monetary or otherwise – please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.

Michelle Bergmann
Director of Financial Aid

Application Email for American Rescue Plan

Umpqua Community College has American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds available and you have been specifically identified as eligible based on your program of study. This application is for students who are experiencing a financial need and have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds can be used at your discretion for any expenses you may have, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child-care expenses. If you are experiencing a financial need, we encourage you to complete this application for assistance. A maximum of $300.00 will be distributed to eligible students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If you have an outstanding UCC balance and would like the funds applied directly toward it, please complete the Authorization Form. Funds will only be applied to any outstanding balance with the completion of this form. Submit completed forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using your UCC student email.

These funds were made available by the US Government and are being distributed in accordance with their restrictions and guidelines.

We understand that this pandemic has created a number of unique needs for our students. If you are experiencing hardships at this time – monetary or otherwise – please do not hesitate to reach out to us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do all that we can to support you with the resources you need to continue your academic journey and ultimately reach your goals.

Stay safe and continue your journey.

Michelle Bergmann
Director of Financial Aid

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