Episode 148: CARES Act Grants on Campus

This week on "Off The Cuff," Justin is joined by Francisco Valines of Florida International University, Wayne Kruger of St. Petersburg College and Brad Barnett of James Madison University, who shared how their campuses are distributing emergency grants to students made through the CARES Act. The group discusses the challenges campuses have had with determining a system to distribute grants to students amid the rapidly changing guidance from the Department of Education, whether they will have students self-certify that they meet the requirements of being eligible for Title IV aid, and what their process looks like overall. They also discuss issues with the funding formula for CARES Act aid, as well as what they'd like to see in a future relief package should Congress provide more aid to students and institutions. 

Speakers

Justin Draeger

Francisco Valines

Wayne Kruger

Brad Barnett

Justin Draeger
President & CEO, NASFAA


Francisco Valines
Director of Financial Aid,
Florida International University
Wayne Kruger
Executive Director Financial Assistance Operations,
St. Petersburg College
Brad Barnett
Financial Aid Director, James Madison University
 

Publication Date: 5/5/2020


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