CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (CARES) ACT

The Appalachian School of Law has signed and returned to the Department of Education the CARES Act Certification and Agreement and given the assurance that the institution 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.

ASL has received $93,792 from the Department designated for emergency grants to students (50% of the total received under Section 18004(a)(1)) pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

As of 03/31/2022 ASL has distributed $93,792 under Section 18004(a)(1) Student Aid Portion of the CARES Act HEERF Grant Programs.

Student Need Number of Students Total Distributed
Additional Childcare 3 $1,125.00
Computer Equipment and Internet Costs
Associated with Online Education
7 $3,050.00
Other Costs Related to the Disruption in Campus
Operations Due to COVIC-19
5 $2,170.00
Equally Distributed to Eligible Students 144 $14,460.00
Equally Distributed to Eligible Students 114 $72,986.00


The initial distributions above have been made on the basis of submission of a request form by students after being notified by email of the availability of funds. Students were asked to identify a need resulting from the disruption in campus operations due to COVID-19. Distributions were made in the amount identified by the student but was limited to a maximum of $500 per student to ensure that as many student needs are met as possible. Students have been notified by email several times of the availability of grant funds and the procedure for making a request. The second distributions have been made on the basis of current FASFAs on file and title IV funding eligibility among students at the time of disbursement.  Distributions were divided equally among those students who were title IV funding eligible.

Section 18004(a)(1) Student Portion Quarterly Public Reporting Requirement
HEERF (a)(1) Student Aid Portion Quarterly Public Reporting Tracking Spreadsheet

As of 03/31/2022 ASL has spent $75,866.32 under Section 18004(a)(2) Institutional Portion of the CARES Act HEERF Grant Programs.

Institution Need Total Spent
Computer Equipment and Internet Costs
Associated with Online Education, etc.
$20,804.00

Computer Equipment and Internet Costs, Class recordings, Associated with Online Education, Facilities, Cleaning, Supplies, Testing etc.

$55,062.32


As of 12/31/2020 ASL has spent $458,391.00 under Section 18004(a)(3) of the CARES Act HEERF Grant Programs.

Institution Need Total Spent
Design and Installation of Resources
Associated with Online Education
$415,934.00
Campus Safety and Operations $42,457.00

As of 03/31/2022 ASL has spent $63,137.00 under the Supplemental Assistance to Institutions

of Higher Education (SAIHE) HEERF Grant Programs.

Student Need Number of Students Total Distributed
Equally Distributed to Eligible Students 114 $63,137.00


The Department of Education’s notice to institutions regarding this source of grants is available here. The associated FAQ is available here.

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