New Mexico Junior College

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Cares Act

CARES Emergency Funds RequestCares Act


New Mexico Junior College has received federal funding from the CARES Act, which is intended to help with student expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. These funds are intended to assist students in these areas:

  •  Food
  •  Housing
  •  Course Materials
  •  Technology
  •  Health Care
  •  Childcare Expenses
  •  Other Expenses (Expenses that do not fit any of the above)

 

Application for Funds

In order to access these funds, you must complete this application.  NMJC will review your application and process your request as soon as possible. 

After your application is received, you will be contacted within 7 days at your NMJC email address to either notify you of your application approval/denial or ask for more information. 

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Criteria

Per the U.S. Department of Education, international, dual credit, non-U.S.-citizens, and students not enrolled, or enrolled exclusively in online courses, are not eligible for CARES Act funding

Due to limited funding and regulations, only Title IV qualifying students (those who are eligible for federal aid such as grants, work-study, and direct loans) will receive funds from this program. (If you have not already done so,  you can complete the FAFSA here).  

In addition, the following criteria will need to be met:

  • You must be or have been enrolled in at least one NMJC face-to-face class.
  • You must not be on Financial Aid suspension.
  • Expenses must be related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.

 

Amount

At this time, each student will be allowed to receive a maximum of $1000.


Questions

Questions regarding the CARES act funding at NMJC can be directed to financialaid@nmjc.edu or 575.392.5172


Reporting

See the October 30 2020 Report of the Institutional Portion the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

See the October 1 2020 Report
of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund grants to students.

See the August 20 2020 Report of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund grants to students.

See the July 6 2020 Report of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund grants to students.

See the May 22 2020 report of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund grants to students.