CRRSAA – Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II)

Quarterly Reporting for Institutional Funds (as of December 31, 2021)

Truett McConnell University received a total of $1,105,771 from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) Section 314(a)(1), of which $244,608 has been designated as emergency payments to students. The Institutional Portion of $861,163 was used to provide reimbursements for student room and board charges, additional campus safety and operational needs, and lost revenue from student accounts. For a detailed report of Institutional Portion usage, please see the Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report (as of December 31, 2021).

Quarterly Reporting for Emergency Payments to Students (as of December 31, 2021)

In compliance with Section 314(e) of CRRSAA, institutions receiving funds under Section 314 to submit a report to the Secretary of the Department of Education. This required report describes the use of the distributed HEERF funds and must be posted on the institution’s primary website no later than 10 days after the end of each calendar quarter (September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30). The first quarterly report for each HEERF allocation must be posted within 30 days following the obligation date of HEERF II and/or III funding.

  1. An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
    • Truett McConnell University signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement for CARES Act funding to the Department on April 11, 2020. Truett McConnell University assures that the applicable amount of funds received under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program were/will be provided to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
  2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University received $244,608 under CRRSAA section 314(a)(1) as funding for distribution to students in the form of Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
  3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the initial report and every calendar quarter thereafter).
    • Through December 31, 2021, Truett McConnell University has distributed $241,658 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to eligible students, under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
  4. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University estimates that 985 students were eligible to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program. This population includes all students who were enrolled at the institution after the national emergency began (March 2020), with the exception of students who were considered transient and/or non-degree seeking, and students exclusively participating in the dual enrollment program.
  5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Through September 30, 2021, Truett McConnell University has distributed CRRSAA (a)(1) funds to 88 students.
  6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University established a required COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, which was utilized as a method of confirming student eligibility for funding under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs. Students were notified by email of the implementation of the Application on May 26, 2021. Along with the link to the Application, eligible students were also provided with a HEERF II & III Funding Matrix. The Matrix determines a student’s prorated funding eligibility through the most recent FAFSA on file with the institution, as of the student’s date of Application submission. In compliance with the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) regulatory guidance, students were able to allocate eligible funding to his/her student account balance, or receive funding in the form of a direct payment. Students were able to make this allocation through the submission of the Application. Emergency Financial Aid Grants are not contingent upon the student’s choice of funding allocation. Students who are not enrolled as of the distribution date for the term selected, are automatically processed as a payment directly to the student.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
    • Truett McConnell University sent an Application Notification email to all potentially eligible recipients of the funding on May 26, 2021. The email’s standard wording is as follows:

“TMU is currently accepting Applications for COVID Emergency Student Grant funding (linked below). Under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1) and ARP Section 2003(a)(1), TMU has received funding that must be allocated for emergency financial aid grants to students. Based on the rules set forth by the U.S. Department of Education, students must have been enrolled at TMU since the national emergency began on March 13, 2020. Students who are, or have been, enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs at TMU since March 13, 2020 are eligible to apply. This includes international students, online students, and part-time students. Grants will be provided to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Each student’s case will be considered independently, based on the information provided in the Application. The COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application must be submitted before student grant eligibility will be verified. The TMU Financial Aid Office will contact each applicant with his/her corresponding grant eligibility information, based upon the information submitted in the student’s Application. Grant funding amounts will be based upon the attached matrix, which considers the student’s most recent EFC as indicated by his/her most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). Students have the option to receive eligible funds in the form of an electronic check, or may apply eligible funds to his/her TMU student account balance. APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED, AND STUDENT NOTIFICATIONS SENT WITHIN 1-2 BUSINESS WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions regarding the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application.”

  • Based on each student’s Application response, students are sent a personalized Award Notice by email. The email below is sent to students who choose to receive eligible funding in the form of a direct payment.

“Based on all applicable information, you are eligible to receive COVID Emergency Student Grant funding. Eligible funding amounts are based upon the attached matrix, which considers your EFC as indicated by your most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). You are eligible to receive $_____ in Emergency Grant Funding, under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1). Upon submitting the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, you indicated that you would like to receive your eligible funding as a payment made directly to you. You can expect a check to be processed and mailed to your primary address on file with the institution within two weeks of receiving this notification. Please note: If you need to update your primary address on file with the institution, please email registrar@truett.edu. Based on provisions set forth by the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS, this funding will not be taxable. No further action is required to accept your eligible funding. Thank you for your patience throughout this process. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.”

  • Based on each student’s Application response, students are sent a personalized Award Notice by email. The email below is sent to students who affirmatively consent to apply his/her eligible funding to their student account balance.

“Based on all applicable information, you are eligible to receive COVID Emergency Student Grant funding. Eligible funding amounts are based upon the attached matrix, which considers your EFC, as indicated by your most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). You are eligible to receive $_____ in Emergency Grant Funding, under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1). Upon submitting the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, you affirmed that you would like to apply your eligible payment of HEERF grant funding towards an outstanding balance on your TMU student account, rather than receiving the funds as a payment directly to you. Any amount of funding in excess of your outstanding balance(s) for the term(s) you selected will be paid directly to you. If you change your mind at any point prior to the date of disbursement for the term(s) you selected, and prefer to receive your eligible funding as a direct payment to you, please email kgreenfield@truett.edu. Based on provisions set forth by the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS, this funding will not be taxable. No further action is required to accept your eligible funding. If you have questions about how this funding will impact your student account balance or payment plan for the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 semesters, please email businessoffice@truett.edu. Thank you for your patience throughout this process. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.”

Quarterly Reporting for Institutional Funds (as of September 30, 2021)

Truett McConnell University received a total of $1,105,771 from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) Section 314(a)(1), of which $244,608 has been designated as emergency payments to students. The Institutional Portion of $861,163 was used to provide reimbursements for student room and board charges, additional campus safety and operational needs, and lost revenue from student accounts. For a detailed report of Institutional Portion usage, please see the Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report (as of September 30, 2021).

Quarterly Reporting for Emergency Payments to Students (as of September 30, 2021)

In compliance with Section 314(e) of CRRSAA, institutions receiving funds under Section 314 to submit a report to the Secretary of the Department of Education. This required report describes the use of the distributed HEERF funds and must be posted on the institution’s primary website no later than 10 days after the end of each calendar quarter (September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30). The first quarterly report for each HEERF allocation must be posted within 30 days following the obligation date of HEERF II and/or III funding.

  1. An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
    • Truett McConnell University signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement for CARES Act funding to the Department on April 11, 2020. Truett McConnell University assures that the applicable amount of funds received under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program were/will be provided to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
  2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University received $244,608 under CRRSAA section 314(a)(1) as funding for distribution to students in the form of Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
  3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the initial report and every calendar quarter thereafter).
    • Through September 30, 2021, Truett McConnell University has distributed $241,658 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to eligible students, under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
  4. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University estimates that 985 students were eligible to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program. This population includes all students who were enrolled at the institution after the national emergency began (March 2020), with the exception of students who were considered transient and/or non-degree seeking, and students exclusively participating in the dual enrollment program.
  5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
      • Through September 30, 2021, Truett McConnell University has distributed CRRSAA (a)(1) funds to 88 students.
  6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
      • Truett McConnell University established a required COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, which was utilized as a method of confirming student eligibility for funding under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs. Students were notified by email of the implementation of the Application on May 26, 2021. Along with the link to the Application, eligible students were also provided with a HEERF II & III Funding Matrix. The Matrix determines a student’s prorated funding eligibility through the most recent FAFSA on file with the institution, as of the student’s date of Application submission. In compliance with the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) regulatory guidance, students were able to allocate eligible funding to his/her student account balance, or receive funding in the form of a direct payment. Students were able to make this allocation through the submission of the Application. Emergency Financial Aid Grants are not contingent upon the student’s choice of funding allocation. Students who are not enrolled as of the distribution date for the term selected, are automatically processed as a payment directly to the student.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
    • Truett McConnell University sent an Application Notification email to all potentially eligible recipients of the funding on May 26, 2021. The email’s standard wording is as follows:

“TMU is currently accepting Applications for COVID Emergency Student Grant funding (linked below). Under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1) and ARP Section 2003(a)(1), TMU has received funding that must be allocated for emergency financial aid grants to students. Based on the rules set forth by the U.S. Department of Education, students must have been enrolled at TMU since the national emergency began on March 13, 2020. Students who are, or have been, enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs at TMU since March 13, 2020 are eligible to apply. This includes international students, online students, and part-time students. Grants will be provided to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Each student’s case will be considered independently, based on the information provided in the Application. The COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application must be submitted before student grant eligibility will be verified. The TMU Financial Aid Office will contact each applicant with his/her corresponding grant eligibility information, based upon the information submitted in the student’s Application. Grant funding amounts will be based upon the attached matrix, which considers the student’s most recent EFC as indicated by his/her most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). Students have the option to receive eligible funds in the form of an electronic check, or may apply eligible funds to his/her TMU student account balance. APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED, AND STUDENT NOTIFICATIONS SENT WITHIN 1-2 BUSINESS WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions regarding the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application.”

  • Based on each student’s Application response, students are sent a personalized Award Notice by email. The email below is sent to students who choose to receive eligible funding in the form of a direct payment.

“Based on all applicable information, you are eligible to receive COVID Emergency Student Grant funding. Eligible funding amounts are based upon the attached matrix, which considers your EFC as indicated by your most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). You are eligible to receive $_____ in Emergency Grant Funding, under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1). Upon submitting the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, you indicated that you would like to receive your eligible funding as a payment made directly to you. You can expect a check to be processed and mailed to your primary address on file with the institution within two weeks of receiving this notification. Please note: If you need to update your primary address on file with the institution, please email registrar@truett.edu. Based on provisions set forth by the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS, this funding will not be taxable. No further action is required to accept your eligible funding. Thank you for your patience throughout this process. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.”

  • Based on each student’s Application response, students are sent a personalized Award Notice by email. The email below is sent to students who affirmatively consent to apply his/her eligible funding to their student account balance.

“Based on all applicable information, you are eligible to receive COVID Emergency Student Grant funding. Eligible funding amounts are based upon the attached matrix, which considers your EFC, as indicated by your most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). You are eligible to receive $_____ in Emergency Grant Funding, under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1). Upon submitting the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, you affirmed that you would like to apply your eligible payment of HEERF grant funding towards an outstanding balance on your TMU student account, rather than receiving the funds as a payment directly to you. Any amount of funding in excess of your outstanding balance(s) for the term(s) you selected will be paid directly to you. If you change your mind at any point prior to the date of disbursement for the term(s) you selected, and prefer to receive your eligible funding as a direct payment to you, please email kgreenfield@truett.edu. Based on provisions set forth by the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS, this funding will not be taxable. No further action is required to accept your eligible funding. If you have questions about how this funding will impact your student account balance or payment plan for the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 semesters, please email businessoffice@truett.edu. Thank you for your patience throughout this process. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.”

Quarterly Reporting for Institutional Funds (as of June 30, 2021)

Truett McConnell University received a total of $1,105,771 from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) Section 314(a)(1), of which $244,608 has been designated as emergency payments to students. The Institutional Portion of $861,163 was used to provide reimbursements for student room and board charges, additional campus safety and operational needs, and lost revenue from student accounts. For a detailed report of Institutional Portion usage, please see the Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report (as of June 30, 2021).

Quarterly Reporting for Emergency Payments to Students (as of June 30, 2021)

In compliance with Section 314(e) of CRRSAA, institutions receiving funds under Section 314 to submit a report to the Secretary of the Department of Education. This required report describes the use of the distributed HEERF funds and must be posted on the institution’s primary website no later than 10 days after the end of each calendar quarter (September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30). The first quarterly report for each HEERF allocation must be posted within 30 days following the obligation date of HEERF II and/or III funding.

  1. An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
    • Truett McConnell University signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement for CARES Act funding to the Department on April 11, 2020. Truett McConnell University assures that the applicable amount of funds received under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program were/will be provided to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
  2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University received $244,608 under CRRSAA section 314(a)(1) as funding for distribution to students in the form of Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
  3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the initial report and every calendar quarter thereafter).
    • Through June 30, 2021, Truett McConnell University has distributed $226,708 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to eligible students, under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
  4. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University estimates that 985 students were eligible to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program. This population includes all students who were enrolled at the institution after the national emergency began (March 2020), with the exception of students who were considered transient and/or non-degree seeking, and students exclusively participating in the dual enrollment program.
  5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Through June 30, 2021, Truett McConnell University has distributed CRRSAA (a)(1) funds to 81 students.
  6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program.
    • Truett McConnell University established a required COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, which was utilized as a method of confirming student eligibility for funding under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) programs. Students were notified by email of the implementation of the Application on May 26, 2021. Along with the link to the Application, eligible students were also provided with a HEERF II & III Funding Matrix. The Matrix determines a student’s prorated funding eligibility through the most recent FAFSA on file with the institution, as of the student’s date of Application submission. In compliance with the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) regulatory guidance, students were able to allocate eligible funding to his/her student account balance, or receive funding in the form of a direct payment. Students were able to make this allocation through the submission of the Application. Emergency Financial Aid Grants are not contingent upon the student’s choice of funding allocation. Students who are not enrolled as of the distribution date for the term selected, are automatically processed as a payment directly to the student.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
    • Truett McConnell University sent an Application Notification email to all potentially eligible recipients of the funding on May 26, 2021. The email’s standard wording is as follows:

“TMU is currently accepting Applications for COVID Emergency Student Grant funding (linked below). Under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1) and ARP Section 2003(a)(1), TMU has received funding that must be allocated for emergency financial aid grants to students. Based on the rules set forth by the U.S. Department of Education, students must have been enrolled at TMU since the national emergency began on March 13, 2020. Students who are, or have been, enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs at TMU since March 13, 2020 are eligible to apply. This includes international students, online students, and part-time students. Grants will be provided to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Each student’s case will be considered independently, based on the information provided in the Application. The COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application must be submitted before student grant eligibility will be verified. The TMU Financial Aid Office will contact each applicant with his/her corresponding grant eligibility information, based upon the information submitted in the student’s Application. Grant funding amounts will be based upon the attached matrix, which considers the student’s most recent EFC as indicated by his/her most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). Students have the option to receive eligible funds in the form of an electronic check, or may apply eligible funds to his/her TMU student account balance. APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED, AND STUDENT NOTIFICATIONS SENT WITHIN 1-2 BUSINESS WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions regarding the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application.”

  • Based on each student’s Application response, students are sent a personalized Award Notice by email. The email below is sent to students who choose to receive eligible funding in the form of a direct payment.

“Based on all applicable information, you are eligible to receive COVID Emergency Student Grant funding. Eligible funding amounts are based upon the attached matrix, which considers your EFC as indicated by your most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). You are eligible to receive $_____ in Emergency Grant Funding, under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1). Upon submitting the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, you indicated that you would like to receive your eligible funding as a payment made directly to you. You can expect a check to be processed and mailed to your primary address on file with the institution within two weeks of receiving this notification. Please note: If you need to update your primary address on file with the institution, please email registrar@truett.edu. Based on provisions set forth by the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS, this funding will not be taxable. No further action is required to accept your eligible funding. Thank you for your patience throughout this process. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.”

  • Based on each student’s Application response, students are sent a personalized Award Notice by email. The email below is sent to students who affirmatively consent to apply his/her eligible funding to their student account balance.

“Based on all applicable information, you are eligible to receive COVID Emergency Student Grant funding. Eligible funding amounts are based upon the attached matrix, which considers your EFC, as indicated by your most recently submitted FAFSA (as of the date of Application submission). You are eligible to receive $_____ in Emergency Grant Funding, under CRRSAA Section 18004(a)(1). Upon submitting the COVID Emergency Student Grant Funding Application, you affirmed that you would like to apply your eligible payment of HEERF grant funding towards an outstanding balance on your TMU student account, rather than receiving the funds as a payment directly to you. Any amount of funding in excess of your outstanding balance(s) for the term(s) you selected will be paid directly to you. If you change your mind at any point prior to the date of disbursement for the term(s) you selected, and prefer to receive your eligible funding as a direct payment to you, please email kgreenfield@truett.edu. Based on provisions set forth by the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS, this funding will not be taxable. No further action is required to accept your eligible funding. If you have questions about how this funding will impact your student account balance or payment plan for the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 semesters, please email businessoffice@truett.edu. Thank you for your patience throughout this process. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.”