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Tuition and Aid

CARES Act

Lasell University has received funding through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Funding will be used to provide direct emergency checks/direct deposit grants to college students whose lives and educations have been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.

A Committee has been established and will consider applications on an ongoing basis until all funds are spent, in the order applications are received. The University is required to spend its share of the CARES Act funds in one calendar year.   

What is the CARES Act?

The CARES Act is federal legislation which provides a variety of financial support to individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act established and funded the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to provide emergency financial aid grants. One part of this federal program allocates money to  Lasell University, and a portion of that allocation can be awarded to students who are experiencing expenses due to the coronavirus and the disruption to the semester.