Student Emergency Fund

Get Help for Life’s Unexpected Emergencies

Does an unanticipated financial emergency have you down? Are you considering dropping your classes?

ACC has a student emergency fund to help keep you on track to reach your academic and career goals. 

To be eligible:

  • You must be enrolled and attending class at the time of the request. Credit or non-credit courses qualify.
  • You must have experienced an unanticipated event during the semester in which they are making the request. Examples include:
    • Unanticipated car repairs or transportation issues
    • Family emergencies
    • Natural disasters
    • Unanticipated loss of employment

For assistance with completing your tuition payment plan you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have earned at least 12 credits at ACC
  • Have a 2.0 GPA and 50% completion rate or higher
  • Be currently enrolled in at least 6 credits

What to expect after you submit a request:

  • Staff will reach out via your ACC email address to follow up with questions or may need documentation. 
  • Not all funds can be distributed directly to students, some may require ACC to pay bills directly on behalf of the student. 
  • SEF may not be able to provide funding to fulfill your entire request. 

NOTE: Student Emergency Funds are intended to pay for unexpected expenses. You are not eligible for emergency funds if:

  • You have received emergency funds within the past 12 months
  • You have received an ARP disbursement ($1200) during the 2023 spring semester

Have questions about eligibility? Email