About CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress on March 27 and signed into law to provide economic relief from COVID-19.

One section of the CARES Act established the Higher Education Emergency Relief fund and sent money to schools to use for emergency student financial aid grants. These grants could support expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the pandemic. SPSCC receieved $2.6 million in CARES Act funds.

Reports & Disclosures

Oct. 20, 2020 CARES Report (PDF)

Oct. 10, 2020 Report (PDF)

Overview of CARES Act Funds Awarded

Help for Students

Contact your Educational & Career Planner or Financial Aid Advisor via Compass to get financial help related to COVID-19 impacts.