Coronavirus Updates and Resources
Senior leadership at Marist has been actively engaged in monitoring developments daily with the goal to protect the health and safety of all community members and to keep everyone well-informed. The College is following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in setting policy for the Marist community on this issue in an effort to protect everyone.
Marist College has received $3,344,611, of which $1,672,306 is designated for emergency grants to students. Remaining funds will offset institutional expenses related to the COVID pandemic, including pro-rated student refunds.
Marist recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused considerable disruption and presents unparalleled challenges for many students and their families. In accordance with the Department of Education guidelines, the College will provide COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants to students who meet the eligibility criteria in Section 484 of the Title IV Higher Education Act, and as outlined below:
- Meet Title IV Federal Financial Aid eligibility requirements
- Enrolled in a degree seeking on-ground undergraduate or graduate program in Spring 2020
- Filed a 2019-2020 FAFSA form or Received Chapter 33 benefits as a Veteran or ROTC student
Emergency Relief Grants will be awarded to more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students based on financial need, as measured by the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the 2019-20 FAFSA:
Expected Family Contribution Range
$0 - $5,576
greater than $5,576
CARES Act Grant Amount
Grant distribution will begin the week of May 25, 2020. Eligible students will receive an email from Student Financial Services instructing them to log into myMarist to certify that they incurred expenses due to COVID-19. After certification, funds will be electronically deposited into students’ bank accounts if enrolled in e-refund. If not enrolled, a check will be mailed to the student’s permanent address on file.
Additional support may be available to students with extenuating circumstances, and who do not meet the criteria outlined above. For further guidance, please contact Student Financial Services at 845-575-3230 or email@example.com.
As of 7/2/2020, the total Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is $1,172,575.
As of 7/2/2020, 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 2,795.