CARES Act Information

Date Last Updated: July 13, 2020

In compliance with the provisions of the CARES Act regarding the awarding of emergency funds to students, this page provides information relevant to the CARES Act.

  1. An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
  1. 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.
  • $1,277,994.00
  1. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter).
  • As of May 13, 2020, the total amount distributed to students as emergency financial aid grants is $619,600.00.
  • As of June 25, 2020, the total amount distributed to students as emergency financial aid grants is $1,039,900.00 (Remaining Award Allocation: $238,094.00).
  • As of July 13th, 2020, we have awarded  $1,277,994 in CARES Act funding with $0 remaining.
  1. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  • There are 3,750 students eligible to participate (based on FAFSA application received).

  The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

  • As of May 13, 2020, 599 students received the Emergency Financial Aid Grant.
  • As of June 25, 2020, 945 students received the Emergency Financial Aid Grant.
  • 2,943 eligible students under the HEA  and 1,084 students have received CARES Act funding
  1. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  • Awarding Criteria: Funding amounts will vary based on the circumstances that may be directly impacting your education, and are not to exceed an amount of $1,500, as determined by Ohlone College.  All funding levels are based on a 10-month period to represent the approximate timeframe of school closure, if that extends through the Fall 2020 Semester.
  1. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
  • Must be enrolled in a certificate/degree program at time of application
  • Must be a U.S citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must Complete a FAFSA application
  • Must have been enrolled during the Spring 2020 Semester