CARES Act Required Reporting – Quarterly Reports

CARES Act Allocation Information

The federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided financial resources to colleges and universities through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”) . These resources allow universities to distribute grants to students in need to cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.

Savannah State University has signed and returned to the Department the Certification an agreement that assures we intend 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.

Savannah State’s total allocation is $6,374,932, meaning that $3,187,466 will be going to students. 

At the time of reporting Savannah State had 2,654 Title IV eligible students that received the Cares Act Grant.

Savannah State’s allocation to students is distributed as follows:



Emergency Fund Information

Eligibility Requirements for Emergency Grant Aid Funding


Application Process and Deadline

Please be sure to include your correct contact information on the application; additional information may be required. We will attempt to support as many students as possible with the emergency funding. However, it may not be possible to fulfill every request up to the full amount requested. 

We admire your determination to continue your academic pursuits during this unprecedented public health emergency.  As spring semester ends and summer semester begins, please be reminded that assistance is available through tutoring, counseling, advising to ensure your success. 

If you have questions, please email