Paying For School

Emergency Assistance Funds

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Emergency assistance funds

Students can apply for emergency assistance funds if they are facing extraordinary financial circumstances. Learn more about these funds.

What can I use the funds for?

You can use the funds for educational expenses. These expenses do not include tuition, but they do include the expenses below:

  • Books
  • Course fees
  • Course-required items not available in HACC's bookstores
  • Physicals
  • Emergency auto repair expenses
  • Bus passes
  • Childcare
  • Personal home catastrophe (e.g. fire or flood that directly affects your ability to attend classes)

Emergency assistance funds do not cover all expenses. 

Can the funds be used for HACC tuition?

No, you cannot use emergency assistance funds for tuition or a prior outstanding bill owed to the College.

Am I eligible for emergency assistance funds?

You are not eligible if you are:

  • A guest student
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) suspended

To be eligible for emergency assistance funds, you must:

  • Be enrolled in the term in which you are applying

How do I apply for emergency assistance funds?

Complete and submit the online form below. HACC will send you an eligibility notification email.

Who can I contact for more information?

Foundation scholarships coordinator

Please answer the following questions to determine your eligibility for this assistance:

  • Have you received emergency assistance funds in prior years?

  • Yes No

  • Do you have at least a 2.0 GPA or are you at least four weeks into your first semester at HACC?

  • Yes No

  • Will you be using funds for tuition or a prior outstanding bill owed to the College?

  • Yes No

  • Will you be using funds for a cable/satellite or telephone/cell phone bill?

  • Yes No

  • Are you applying for an amount of more than $500.00?

  • Yes No

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