CARES Act Institutional

Institutional Acknowledgement: 

On April 21, 2020, San Antonio College’s President, Dr. Robert H. Vela, Jr., signed and returned the Certification and Agreement for the Institutional Portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) authorized by Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the U.S. Department of Education. In accordance with this certification and agreement, San Antonio College assures its intent to use no less than 50 percent of the Federal funding received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid grants to students.


More Information:

Section 18004(c) of the CARES Act allows San Antonio College to use up to 50 percent of the funds received to cover any costs associated with significant changes to the delivery of instruction due to the coronavirus so long as such costs do not include payment. In total, SAC received $3,824,127 in emergency funds to help support SAC operations during the COVID-19 crisis.


Required reporting documents are listed below: