CARES ACT Report
The following public information is provided in compliance with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act:
- John A. Logan College signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement on April 16, 2020. John A. Logan College has used or will 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.
- John A. Logan College received a total of $726,322 specifically designated for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
- The total amount of the Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is:
- $150,150 as of May 14, 2020
- $223,300 as of June 14, 2020
- $276,100 as of July 14, 2020
- $279,500 as of August 14, 2020
- The total number of students at John A. Logan College 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 is 815.
- The total number of students receiving the Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is:
- 340 as of May 14, 2020
- 517 as of June 14, 2020
- 639 as of July 14, 2020
- 647 as of August 14, 2020
- John A. Logan College determined which students were eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants funding based on information provided on the FAFSA. The parameters for disbursement are based on Pell Grant qualification and the number of hours enrolled. Based on the Department of Education guidelines, only students currently enrolled in face-to-face courses and receiving Pell Grant funding qualify. Eligible students were offered grants based on the following:
- Total Credit hours of 12 or more: $500
- Total Credit hours of 6-11.99: $300
- Total Credit hours of 1-5.99: $150
- Eligible students received email notification on May 8, 2020, requesting them to complete a short form. The form allowed eligible students to accept emergency funding to be used towards the cost of attendance, food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, childcare or similar expenses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. More information can be found at: https://www.jalc.edu/covid19/cares-act-information.