COVID-19 Information

Updated on 07/09/2021
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA)

After a careful analysis of 2020-2021 financial aid applications submitted, we are pleased to inform you that emergency financial aid grants, made possible through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), have now been awarded to eligible undergraduate students.

For detailed information regarding how CRRSAA funding was distributed among students, a timeline of when eligible students can expect to receive their financial aid refund, and information on how students who were not initially awarded funding can appeal for reconsideration, please review our CRRSAA Fundamentals Fact Sheet.  Also, please review the CRRSAA Grant notification sent to all undergraduate students for additional information.   

Funding Through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund I and II.

In Spring of 2020, direct awards were made to help students with expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.

For a comprehensive review of UCSB's use of CARES Act funding, please review the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund I Report

For a comprehensive review of UCSB's use of CRRSAA funding, please review the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II Quarterly Report July 10, 2021

Work-Study & COVID-19

Our new Work Study and COVID-19 Information page hosts detailed information for staff and students about utilizing Work-Study during this time. Check it out for information about program availability, remote work options, paid administrative leave, and Work-Study Appeals.