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CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Disclosure:

UIC officially acknowledges that we have signed and returned to the United States Department of Education (USDOE) Certification and Agreement for this program. We further assure that UIC 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.


  • TOTAL Amount of Funds Received/Allocated: $14,937,295
  • TOTAL Amount of Fund Disbursed to Students (as of 04/09/2021): $14,937,295.00
  • ESTIMATED TOTAL of Title IV Eligible Students: 29,571
  • TOTAL Number of Students who have, to date, received payment of an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act: 11,708

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For further information on the methods used to determine eligibility, instructions, and further guidance, please visit our program FAQs:

Click below to view the Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(1) Institutional Portion, 18004(a)(2), and 18004(a)(3)