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Summer and Fall 2021 HEERF Grants

As a result of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021, Imperial Valley College received funds through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III).

We are distributing these funds to students to help cover emergency costs related to the coronavirus pandemic. The money can be used for food, housing, health care (including mental), child care, tuition, or other school-related fees and expenses.

SUMMER 2021

  • If you are enrolled in 3 or more units for Summer 2021 (at time of determination) and not concurrently enrolled in high school, you are eligible to receive a grant of $500.
  • If you are determined eligible, confirmation that funds will be used on any component of cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus will be certified by email.
  • Payments will be made by check unless the student has previously chosen a disbursement method with BankMobile.

FALL 2021

  • If you are enrolled in 3 or more units for Fall 2021 (at time of determination) and not concurrently enrolled in high school, you are eligible to receive a grant.
    • If you are enrolled in 3 to 8.5 units, you are eligible for $1000.
    • If you are enrolled in 9 or more units, you are eligible for $1500.
  • Disproportionately impacted students (previously determined to have an exceptional need which includes former foster youth, homeless, Dreamers, and non-state residents) will qualify for higher amounts.
    • If you are enrolled in 3 to 8.5 units, you are eligible for $1500.
    • If you are enrolled in 9 or more units, you are eligible for $2000.
  • If you are determined eligible, confirmation that funds will be used on any component of cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus will be certified by email.
  • Payments will be made by check unless the student has previously chosen a disbursement method with BankMobile.

For more information contact the IVC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 760-355-6266 • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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