Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Reports

Thomas Jefferson University Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reports

Thomas Jefferson University (“TJU”) submits these reports in accordance with its reporting requirements under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and pursuant to its receipt of funds designated for Student and Institutional Relief through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”).

All documents submitted to date can be downloaded below:

Institutional Reports

Student Relief Reports

American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) FAQs

The ARP Act authorizes educational institutions to provide direct emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses associated with the cost of attendance related to the “disruption of campus operations” due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thomas Jefferson University received just over $5.6 million as part of the ARP.

All Jefferson students who are registered and currently attending (virtually or in person) may apply for the ARP Act grant at this time. 

Students may apply for a maximum of $6,495 to cover unexpected costs (housing, food, transportation, medical, daycare, family expenses, other educational expenses, other personal expenses) resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yes, if the funding you are applying for under this program is not related to expenses you covered with the funding you received previously from JeffSecure.

Log into Banner and then click on the ARP Act grant to sign into the online application.

Students will be notified of their award no later than Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021.

The approved amount of your ARP Act grant will be deposited directly to the account you have designated as your direct deposit account for refunds from your tuition account. Alternatively, you may elect on your application to have your grant applied to your outstanding Jefferson balance. If the money is provided directly to you, the money will be unencumbered and you may use the funds for the purpose that you identified in your application.