This report provides a comprehensive look at colleges’ use of emergency aid to address a variety of student needs. it describes how emergency aid programs are operated, including details regarding primary departments responsible and number of students served. The report also presents 10 components of robust programs; challenges and opportunities for increasing the number of students served; and considerations for colleges that intend to more closely examine the influence of emergency aid on students’ persistence toward a degree.Explore
On the Verge
Financial costs and challenges go well beyond tuition for lower income students who want to stay in school and succeed.