The Coronavirus Assistance, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides emergency relief funding. As a part of the CARES Act, Central State University was awarded Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF), which provides grants to assist students with unexpected educational expenses due to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus. 

Central State University signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement in order to receive Emergency funds under the CARES Act. No less than 50 percent of the funds the University received from the CARES Act has been used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to our students.

The following information is provided to comply with the U.S. Department of Education's CARES Act reporting requirements.

Stimulus Payments to Students

Notice to Students

Update / May 10, 2021

Update / March 25, 2021

Update- May 7, 2020

Report for funds disbursed to students per the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act- May 26, 2020

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)
HEERF Quarterly Budget & Expenditure Reports