Gaucho Gazette > October 2012 > Student Affairs
Student Emergency Fund Available
Thanks to the generosity of those who donated to the Student Emergency Fund in the Spring of 2012, help is available to GCC students. Understanding the criteria and process is critical to avoid misguiding students. As stewards of this funding, the Counseling Department has outlined the following process for emergency funds.
Purpose Provide assistance for students who demonstrate a short-term and limited financial need due to unexpected or unforeseen circumstances.
What Constitutes an Emergency? The emergency fund will be used to provide students with help related to transportation (bus passes) and other basic necessities such as food or personal items. Funds cannot be used for tuition, books, rent or utility bills and is not intended to be ongoing nor an extensive source of assistance. Assistance is allowed only one-time per semester.
Process for Awarding Funds
Again, we stress the importance of having a clear understanding for the purpose, criteria and process concerning the Student Emergency Fund. Bookmark this article as a reference or give our office a call (623-845-3064). if you have additional questions. – submitted by the Counseling Department
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