COVID-19

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State Tech’s response to COVID-19

 

Over the next few months, as events unfold, our goal is to keep you informed.  With each day, we learn more about COVID-19, its ability to spread, and severity of symptoms in a variety of individuals.  State Tech is confident it can resume near normal operations this summer and fall but is prepared to continue operations in a variety of conditions.

Click HERE for our plan for the fall semester.

Information could change at a moments notice, please continue to stay alert to changes on our website www.statetechmo.edu and our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

Updates will continue to be posted on this website.

FAQ

STATE AND NATIONAL RESOURCES

State Technical College of Missouri Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting

On May 6, 2020, the Office of Postsecondary Education published requirements for Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) reporting. Reporting for HEERF funds distributed to the State Technical College of Missouri will begin 30 days from the U.S. Department of Education awarded grant documents and each 45 days thereafter.

Reporting: 30-DAY REPORT: MAY 24, 2020

On April 23, 2020, the Certification and Agreement were signed and returned to the Department of Education. Furthermore, State Technical College of Missouri 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. The college began awarding Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding on May 8, 2020 and all funds were disbursed as of May 27, 2020.

The total amount of funds that the institution will receive from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is $1,364,179.

As of May 27, 2020, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is $682,090.00

The total number of students at the institution 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 to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 1,216. These students received a survey to indicate they had a need for funding.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 628.

The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

The State Technical College of Missouri CARES Act grant provided an opportunity to apply for an emergency one-time grant to full-time Title IV eligible students enrolled in the spring term.  Eligible students had the ability to complete a survey weighting the percentage of distribution to each individual students.  Only students enrolled full-time as of March 22, 2020 and eligible to receive Title IV aid based on implementation guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Education met the criteria to receive the survey

Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

April 22, 2020 and April 30, 2020, students received e-mails explaining the process to receive the grant and the May 1, 2020 deadline to complete the survey. The communications are posted below.