The Student Financial Services staff at each campus are working remotely to allow for the required social distancing. Please see each campus for additional information. We are working to provide helpful information about COVID-19 related financial aid information on this page. Please check back as we will continue to update this page.
Emergency Assistance to Students
COVID-19 Emergency Funding Update:
Emergency funding is available to help students and universities through the continued disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are happy to report that the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), 2021, enacted on December 27, 2020, will provide $22.7 billion for institutions of higher education. Our continued gratitude goes to our legislators for making this assistance available.
Washington State University recently received it’s funding and is in the process of awarding students for Spring, 2021.
The Student Financial Services Office will communicate directly with students when awarding begins.
Washington State University has also received funding in the form of the Undocumented Student Relief Grant from the State of Washington. Student Financial Services are working to finalize awarding of this fund as soon as possible. More information will be available on the Student Care Network page once it is available. For more, please see: the Student Care Network page.
More information is posted to the Student Care Network about the CRRSAA funding and how students can qualify. For more information on this or to seek help with challenges due to Covid-19 or related issues, please see the Student Care Network page.
Initial CARES Funding: Effective October 9, 2020, Washington State University has exhausted all CARES Act emergency funding for students. Please see note above regarding CRRSAA funding.
Student Loan Related:
- All Campuses
- There is a process to convert work-study to grant for students with work-study who are unable to work due to COVID-19. See FAQ section above for more detail.
- CARES Act funding information can be found here
- Campus Specific
(Last updated on 5/20/20)