Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II and III (HEERF II & III) Report
CRRSAA/HEERF II Section 314(a) (4) and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act/HEERF III Section 2003(a) (4)

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) is comprised of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES Act), or HEER I; the 2021 Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), or HEERF II; and the 2021 American Rescue Plan (APR), or HEERF III.

The following information is provided to comply with the Department of Education’s CRRSAA Act/HEERF II and ARP Act/HEEF III Reporting requirements.

Quarterly Report (JULY 2021 to SEP 2021, ending Sep 30, 2021) – As of OCT 9, 2021

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/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

Angeles College signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement on January 29th, 2021 with the assurance that Angeles College shall provide no less than 100% of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSAA)/HEERF II for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students with exceptional need who have been negatively impacted by financial disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As Angeles College was a recipient of HEERF II 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA, we were not required to submit a new application in connection with HEERF III; rather, a Certification and Agreement was signed and returned to the Department of Education.

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/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

Angeles College received $218,031.00 from the federal government for the CRRSAA/HEERF II (February 17, 2021) and $133,037 from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act (August 5, 2021), total of $351,068.

3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

As of September 30th, 2021, $165,500 of that money has been distributed in CRRSAA/HEERF II and $0 under the ARP/HEEERF III program.

During July 1 – September 30, 2021, Angeles College awarded $87,600 in CRRSAA/HEERF II. As of September 30th, 2021, total of $165,500 has been distributed from CRRSAA/HEERF II.

During July 1 – September 30, 2021, Angeles College awarded $0 in the ARP/HEERF III. As of September 30th, 2021, total of $0 was distributed from ARP/HEERF III.

4. The estimated total number of students at the institution that are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

Based on the student eligible parameters included in HEERF II & III and additional certification directives provided by the Department of Education, Angeles College estimates approximately 285 were eligible for consideration for emergency grant funding.

5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II & APR/HEERF III programs.

During July 1 – September 30, 2021, there were 162 students who have been awarded emergency grant funds under the CRRSAA/HEERF II.

During July 1 – September 30, 2021, there were 0 student who has been awarded emergency grant funds funding under the ARP/HEEF III.

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/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

CRRSAA/HEERF II program

CRRSAA Section 314(d)(7) stipulates that awards be used only for financial assistance to students whose cost of attendance or emergency costs have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples of such costs include, but are not limited to, tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), child care, and other education-related expenses. Angeles College utilizes the following guidelines to identify eligible students with the most urgent need for the CRRSAA and ARP Section (a)(4) relief program:

• Undergraduate or graduate degree or non-degree (certificate) seeking students who were enrolled in the Spring 2021 quarter (for degree programs) or in the current term (for certificate programs).
• Students who were enrolled in exclusively online programs.
• Students must be current students who are actively participating in courses and are in good standing according to Angeles College standards.
• Students must submit a 2020-2021 FAFSA and have a valid Expected Family Contribution value.
• Students must submit an emergency grant application for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021/Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II).

Per CRRSAA guidelines regarding student selection, Angeles College prioritizes students with exceptional need according to their EFC value as determined by the FAFSA. Award amounts are based on each student’s EFC value. Awards for the period covered range from a maximum of $700.00 to a minimum of $100.00.

Eligible 2020-2021 EFCUndergraduate Award (FT, TT, HT) CRRSAA AmountUndergraduate Award (LT) CRRSAA AmountGraduate Award (FT, TT, HT) CRRSAA AmountGraduate Award (LT) CRRSAA Amount
EFC 0$700.00$400.00$400.00$200.00
EFC 1 to 2500$500.00$300.00$300.00$100.00
EFC 2501 to 5000$400.00$200.00$200.00$100.00
EFC 5001 to 7500$300.00$100.00$100.00$100.00
EFC 7501 to 10000$200.00$100.00$100.00$100.00
EFC 10001 and above$100.00$100.00$100.00$100.00

ARP/HEERF III program

The method used to determine which students will receive emergency grant and how much funding they will receive has not yet been determined. Angles College is currently drafting guidelines and a distribution plan for ARP/HEERF III funding.

7. Any instructions, directions or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

CRRSAA/HEERF II

Instructions for applying for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants are provided on Angeles College’s website under the Financial Aid tab (“CRRSAA/HEERF II”). See the Angeles College website: http://www.angelescollege.edu/financial-aid/crrsaa-heerf-ii/ for details.

Notifications of award approval and directions for award recipients are provided by the Financial Aid Office and the Business Office via the students’ Angeles College e-mail addresses or their personal e-mail addresses that are kept in each student’s file. Follow-up contacts are made to ensure that each student approved for a grant is made aware of that fact.

Angeles College expects to resume HEERF II and to begin HEERF III awarding for the Fall Term 2021 in this October.

ARP/HEERF III

Angles College is currently drafting instructions and guidelines for ARP/HEERF III funding. Once instructions and guidance are formally approved, our required reporting disclosures will be updated.

Quarterly Report (APR 2021 to JUNE 2021, ending June 30, 2021) – As of JULY 10, 2021

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/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

Angeles College signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement on January 29th, 2021 with the assurance that Angeles College shall provide no less than 100% of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSAA)/HEERF II for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students with exceptional need who have been negatively impacted by financial disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of July 10, 2021, Angeles College has not begun request for the ARP/HEERF II funding.

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/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

Angeles College received $218,031.00 from the federal government for the CRRSAA/HEERF II (February 17, 2021) and $0 from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act.

3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

During April 1 – June 30, 2021, Angeles College awarded $77,900 in CRRSAA/HEERF II. As of June 30th, 2021, $77,900.00 of that money has been distributed from CRRSAA/HEEF II.

During April 1 – June 30, 2021, Angeles College awarded $0 in ARP/HEERF III. As of June 30th, 2021, $0 has been distributed from ARP/HEEF III.

4. The estimated total number of students at the institution that are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

CRRSAA/HEERF II

The total number of students currently eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended) and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Grants under Section 314(d)(7) of the CRRSAA is approximately159.

ARP/HEERF III

As of July 10, 2021, the estimated total number of students for this funding has not yet been determined.

5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III programs.

During April 1 – June 30, 2021, there were 146 students who have been awarded emergency grant funds under the CRRSAA/HEERF II.
During April 1 – June 30, 2021, there were 0 students who were awarded emergency grant funds under the ARP/HEERF III.

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/HEERF II and ARP/HEERF III program.

CRRSAA Section 314(d)(7) stipulates that awards be used only for financial assistance to students whose cost of attendance or emergency costs have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples of such costs include, but are not limited to, tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), child care, and other education-related expenses. Angeles College utilizes the following guidelines to identify eligible students with the most urgent need for the CRRSAA and ARP Section (a)(4) relief program:

• Undergraduate or graduate degree or non-degree (certificate) seeking students who were enrolled in the Spring 2021 quarter (for degree programs) or in the current term (for certificate programs).
• Students who were enrolled in exclusively online programs.
• Students must be current students who are actively participating in courses and are in good standing according to Angeles College standards.
• Students must submit a 2020-2021 FAFSA and have a valid Expected Family Contribution value.
• Students must submit an emergency grant application for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021/Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II).

Per CRRSAA guidelines regarding student selection, Angeles College prioritizes students with exceptional need according to their EFC value as determined by the FAFSA. Award amounts are based on each student’s EFC value. Awards for the period covered range from a maximum of $700.00 to a minimum of $100.00.

Eligible 2020-2021 EFCUndergraduate Award (FT, TT, HT) CRRSAA AmountUndergraduate Award (LT) CRRSAA AmountGraduate Award (FT, TT, HT) CRRSAA AmountGraduate Award (LT) CRRSAA Amount
EFC 0$700.00$400.00$400.00$200.00
EFC 1 to 2500$500.00$300.00$300.00$100.00
EFC 2501 to 5000$400.00$200.00$200.00$100.00
EFC 5001 to 7500$300.00$100.00$100.00$100.00
EFC 7501 to 10000$200.00$100.00$100.00$100.00
EFC 10001 and above$100.00$100.00$100.00$100.00

ARP/HEERF III program

The method used to determine which students will receive emergency grant and how much funding they will receive has not yet been determined.

7. Any instructions, directions or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

Instructions for applying for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants are provided on Angeles College’s website under the Financial Aid tab (“CRRSAA/HEERF II”). See the Angeles College website: http://www.angelescollege.edu/financial-aid/crrsaa-heerf-ii/ for details.

Notifications of award approval and directions for award recipients are provided by the Financial Aid Office and the Business Office via the students’ Angeles College e-mail addresses or their personal e-mail addresses that are kept in each student’s file. Follow-up contacts are made to ensure that each student approved for a grant is made aware of that fact.

Angeles College expects to resume HEERF II awarding for the Summer Term 2021 in this July. Angeles College plans to request HEERF III funding in this August.

Quarterly Report (JAN 2021 to MAR 2021, ending March 31, 2021) – As of APR 10, 2021

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/HEERF II program to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

Angeles College signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement on January 29th, 2021 with the assurance that Angeles College shall provide no less than 100% of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSAA) for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students with exceptional need who have been negatively impacted by financial disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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/HEERF II program.

Angeles College received $218,031.00 from the federal government for the CRRSAA/HEERF II (February 17, 2021).

3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II program.

As of March 31, 2021, Angeles College did not distribute any Emergency Financial Aid grants.

4. The estimated total number of students at the institution that are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II program.

Angeles College estimates approximately160 students were eligible for consideration for emergency grant funding.

5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA/HEERF II program.

As of March 31, 2021 there were 0 students who have been awarded emergency grant funds under the CRRSAA/HEERF II program.

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/HEERF II program.

The method used to determine which students will receive emergency grants and how much funding they will receive has not yet been determined as of March 31, 2021. Angeles College is currently drafting the guidelines and a distribution plan for CRRSAA/HEERF II funding.

7. Any instructions, directions or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

Information include email communications will be delivered to students concerning the process to complete the CRRSAA/HEERF II Emergency Assistance Application and eligibility.