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AAU, Associations Seek HEERF Disbursement Guidance from Education Department

AAU joined ACE and 33 other higher education organizations on a letter to Education Secretary-designate Miguel Cardona to request the department provide critical guidance about emergency COVID-19 relief funding provided in the first and second Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. The letter requests the department: clarify how institutions can use unspent HEERF I funds and all HEERF II funds to address the impact of the pandemic; confirm that universities have one year from the allocation of their HREEF II funds to disburse them; clarify that all students enrolled during the pandemic are eligible to receive HEERF II funds; and more.

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