What is the Honors College Emergency Fund?
The Honors College Emergency Fund assists students dealing with challenges that significantly impact their ability to successfully attend classes in person or virtually, complete a semester, or continue with their education. Such challenges may include, but are not limited to, loss of a job or paid internship, transportation hardships or car repair, food insecurity, housing expenses, health expenses, technology or internet access, and expenses associated with finding work or access to higher education.
As such, funds are provided for these emergency necessities rather than current educational expenses such as books, tuition, and fees. The total amount of financial assistance offered through this program is very limited and available only up to $300. In all cases, students are expected to have worked through other options before being awarded funds through this emergency fund. Allocated funds are a grant and are not expected to be repaid; students are highly encouraged to make a contribution back to the Honor College Emergency Fund when they have the financial means to do so.