CARES Act Funding
Penn State has disbursed all federal COVID-19 relief funds received from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). Click here to access Penn State's HEERF reporting information, which details how these funds were allocated to students.
Student Emergency Funds
Penn State, in collaboration with Barnes and Noble College, has established a Student Emergency Funds Program to help meet the immediate needs of students experiencing crisis situations. Provided in the form of one-time awards, the value of the awards range in response to the specific needs of the student but typically does not exceed $1,000.
Visit the Student Affairs website for information regarding eligibility or to share a concern. Direct questions to 814-863-2020 or [email protected].
Penn State Scranton Student Hardship Fund
Penn State Scranton also has an established a Student Hardship Funds for students facing an unexpected financial crisis or hardship. Students at risk of being unable to continue attending Penn State Scranton due to financial hardship should contact the Admissions Office at 570-963-2500.
Questions About Financial Aid
Our Admissions and Financial Aid Office will have staff available remotely to assist students with immediate and emergency needs concerning their applications for admission and financial aid during this time. Please call 570-963-2500.
Page last updated: July 7, 2022