Emergency Funds Requests

This application is for students who are attending YCCC and experiencing a COVID-19 emergency or non-COVID-19 emergency. These funds can be used towards any component of the student’s cost of attendance such as tuition and fees, course materials, food, housing, health care (including mental health), technology, childcare, transportation, etc. 

NOTE: YCCC also recommends you consider these other community resources as you may qualify CLICK HERE.

To see how YCCC has spent CARES, CRRSAA, and ARP funds, please CLICK HERE.

Federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) Request for Emergency Assistance

Emergency grants authorized under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) are to assist currently-enrolled YCCC students who are experiencing financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Funds must be used for any component of students’ cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to the coronavirus, such as tuition and fees, food, housing, course materials, technology, health care (including mental health) and child care expenses.

Please visit YCCC’s information page at https://www.yccc.edu/about-yccc/college/consumer-info/ for additional information regarding maximum award amounts.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. At the time of application, the student must be enrolled and actively participating in SPRING 2022 semester courses at YCCC.
  2. While the student does not have to demonstrate financial need, federal rules require that priority be given to students with exceptional financial need.
  3. Financial need will be determined by a FAFSA, or in the absence of a FAFSA, the application information will be used to determine eligibility.

Completing the below application request form is not a guarantee of funding; each request will be reviewed and students will be notified of the status of their request.

Student Emergency Assistance Application