Emergency aid is available for Adams State students, designed to assist students in dealing with unforeseen financial emergencies that, if not quickly resolved, could cause students to drop out of school. Students pursuing a college degree are sometimes derailed by a temporary financial emergency, such as the loss of a job or an unexpected increase in rent, which may cause them to leave school without earning a credential. Not having the money to fill up the gas tank or replace a stolen bicycle can mean the difference between getting to class or dropping out.
Students typically request funds for housing followed by transportation, child care, and utilities with Emergency Aid grants up to $500 per student. The University believes that this will remove one more barrier to increasing persistence and graduation rates.
Project Success Emergency Aid Requirements
This grant has 3 requirements:
- Must be an emergency and unforeseen situation.
- Must be a barrier to you continuing your education.
- Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA
This funding is available only to on-campus undergraduate students. Documentation is required for all funding requests (i.e., required uninsured medical treatment, automotive repair estimate, documented notice of unexpected change in housing or utilities expense). All approved funds through this grant are paid directly to a third-party vendor, funds CANNOT be paid directly to the student. This grant cannot be used for school expenses (balances owed to the school, tuition, fines, books/supplies, etc). This is a one-time grant available in an amount not to exceed $500.
Please Contact Hannah Sisler at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sarah Hallman at email@example.com for further details OR please stop in to the CoRE Center, Office of Student Life (located in the Student Union Building, first floor at the Mall Court).
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) for eligible students can help a student buy groceries at authorized retailers. SNAP has been expanded to help more students during the COVID-19 pandemic.Determine SNAP Eligibility Apply for SNAP Benefits
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students who received a Pell Grant in the 2020-21 school year may be eligible.Apply for Broadband Benefits