CRRSAA Reporting

To comply with federal regulations regarding the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) of 2021 (HEERF II), Seminole State College of Florida is providing easily accessible, public information regarding the dollar amount and use of grant funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.

CRRSAA: HEERF II Grant Award
Award Date(s)
Award Amount
Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
2/1/2021
$4,075,030
Institutional Portion
2/1/2021
$13,885,703
Minority Serving Institutions – Strengthening Institutions
3/12/2021
$993,354

Reporting by Date

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
Seminole State College acknowledges that it signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA (a)(1) program to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.  

The College will be distributing the $4,075,030 grant award to students in its entirety. As of September 30, 2021, the College has awarded and disbursed emergency financial aid grants in the amount of $3,911,750 to 4,839 students. There are an estimated 6,867 students that are eligible for emergency financial aid grants. 

For eligibility requirements, please visit seminolestate.edu/crrsaa

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Institutional Portion   
As of September 30, 2021, the College has expended $1,371,819 of the $13,885,703 CRRSAA HEERF II grant award.  Pursuant to Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College used these funds to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including lost revenue, reimbursement for expenses already incurred, technology costs associated with a transition to distance education, faculty and staff training, and payroll) and carry out student support activities authorized by the HEA that address needs related to the coronavirus as follows: 

Equipment and Software

$651,883

Operating Additional Class Sections

258,247

Replacing Lost Revenue from Non-Tuition Sources

233,357

Indirect Costs

114,457

Instructional Equipment and Supplies

69,184

Safety (PPE, Disinfecting, Sanitizing, Communication)

44,691

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Minority Serving Institutions – Strengthening Institutions Program
As of September 30, 2021, the College has expended $199,612 of the $993,354 CRRSAA HEERF II grant award. Pursuant to Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College used these funds to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including tuition discounts and payroll) as follows: 

Tuition Discounts

$94,875

Other

104,737

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
The College will be distributing the $4,075,030 grant award to students in its entirety. As of June 30, 2021, the College has awarded and disbursed in emergency financial aid grants $2,145,750 to 4,419  students. The awarding methodology provided $500 awards to students who are Pell eligible and enrolled at least half time during Spring Term 2021, and $250 awards to students enrolled at least half time and whose expected family contribution (EFC) is between $5,577 and $7,500.

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Institutional Portion   
As of June 30, 2021, the College has expended $682,788, of the $13,885,703 CRRSAA HEERF II grant award. Pursuant to Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College used these funds to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including lost revenue, reimbursement for expenses already incurred, technology costs associated with a transition to distance education, faculty and staff training, and payroll) and carry out student support activities authorized by the HEA that address needs related to the coronavirus as follows:

Indirect Costs

$97,242

Safety (PPE, Disinfecting, Sanitizing, Communication)

40,915

Equipment and Software

72,000

Instructional Equipment and Supplies

1,411

Operating Additional Class Sections

258,247

Replacing Lost Revenue from Non-Tuition sources

212,973

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Minority Serving Institutions Strengthening Institutions Program
As of June 30, 2021, the College has expended $7,101, of the $993,354 CRRSAA HEERF II grant award. Pursuant to Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College used these funds to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including tuition discounts and payroll) as follows:

Tuition Discounts

$1,253

Other

5,848

The revised HEERF Quarterly Report for March 2021 includes the award numbers and amounts received for the HEERF II (CRRSAA) funds awarded.

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

 The College will be distributing the $4,075,030 grant award to students in its entirety. As of March 31, 2021, the College has awarded and disbursed in emergency financial aid grants $2,061,000 to 4,221  students. The awarding methodology provided $500 awards to students who are Pell eligible and enrolled at least half time during Spring Term 2021, and $250 awards to students enrolled at least half time and whose expected family contribution (EFC) is between $5,577 and $7,500.

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Institutional Portion   

As of February 1, 2021, Seminole State College of Florida was awarded $13,885,703 in CRRSAA funding for HEERF Institutional Portion. No funds in this tranche have been expended nor drawn down.   

Pursuant to Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College will use this award to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including lost revenue, reimbursement for expenses already incurred, technology costs associate with a transition to distance education, faculty and staff training, and payroll); carry out student support activities authorized by the HEA that address needs related to the coronavirus; and make additional financial grants to students, which may be used for any component of the student’s cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care), or child care.

CRRSAA: HEERF II – Minority Serving Institutions – Strengthening Institutions Program

As of March 12, 2021, Seminole State College of Florida was awarded $993,354 in CRRSAA funding for HEERF Minority Serving Institutions - Strengthening Institutions Program. No funds in this tranche have been expended nor drawn down.  None of these funds are expected to be distributed to students as of this date. 

Pursuant to Section 314(a)(2) of CRRSAA, The College will use this award to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including lost revenue, reimbursement for expenses already incurred, technology costs associate with a transition to distance education, faculty and staff training, and payroll); and carry out student support activities authorized by the HEA that address needs related to the coronavirus. 

Students are receiving information on CRRSAA funding through the College’s webpage seminolestate.edu/crrsaa, Newsroom, frequently asked questions, text messages, emails and social media.

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