HEERF ii Institutional Quarterly Report

Institution Quarterly Report

Quarterly Reporting Student 6-30-2021
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERFIII)

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERFIII). HEERF III is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, signed into law on March 11, 2021, providing $39.6 billion in support to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The new ARP funds are in addition to funds authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260, and the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136. 

MUIH has been allocated $241,187.00 Through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEER III).  MUIH must allocate 120,594.00 to provide emergency grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   An application was emailed to students on July 6, 2021.  The application deadline is July 16, 2021.  At this time MUIH has not expended any funds.

Quarterly Reporting Student 3-31-2021
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERFII)

March 31, 2021

MUIH’s on the student portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERFII) under Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act.:

  1. MUIH has been allocated $134,889.00 through the Higher Education Emergency Relief fund II (HEERF II).
  2. MUIH must allocate $45,945.00 to provide emergency grants to students for expenses related to emergency cost that arise due to coronavirus
  3. As of March 22, 21, MUIH has distributed the entire student portion amount of the HEERF II grant funds ($45,945.00).  MUIH developed an online application process for students to request Grants funds.  The application due date was March 12, 2021.  
  4. As of March 22, 2021, 69 students have received $665.87 disbursement of the Emergency Financial Aid Grants. 
  5. MUIH estimates 559 students were eligible to participate. Of the 559 students, 69 eligible applications were received.
  6. The methods used by MUIH to determine which students will receive HEERF II Grants and how much they would receive are as follows:
    To receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants, students must complete the MUIH HEERF II Application. To be eligible for funds received, students must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen, be currently enrolled for at least 3 credits within an eligible degree or certificate program, and a valid 2020-2021 FAFSA with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) between 0-5500. MUIH understands that the vast majority of our students experienced upheaval, and the funds will be divided evenly among all eligible students. The estimated amount per student is $668.87.  The funds will be disbursed to eligible students from the Student Accounts Office. 

The instructions, directions, or guidance provided to students concerning the HEERF II Grants are as follows:

On February 17, 2021, MUIH emailed students about availability of HEERF II grants and instructed students to complete 2020-2021 FAFSA. On, March 9, 2021, MUIH emailed the application form to eligible students. The deadline to apply was March 12, 2021.  The HEERF II grant funds were divided evenly among all eligible students to help with expenses  related to the coronavirus emergency.

Institutional Quarterly Report

Institutions receiving funds under Section 18004 (a)(1) and (a)(3) of the CARES Act are required to submit a report to the Secretary of Education describing the use of funds distributed from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). This page provides public information about the Maryland University of Integrative Health participation in the CARES Act and use of the college’s HEERF Institutional portion.

  • The Maryland University of Integrative Health signed and returned the Certification and Agreement for the Institutional Portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund under the CARES Act to the Department of Education on . These funds were awarded to the college on .
  • The Maryland University of Integrative Health was allocated a total of $91,890 under Section 18004(a)(1). Pursuant to the Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students, at least $45,945 was distributed directly to eligible students impacted by campus disruptions due to the coronavirus. The Certification and Agreement for the Institutional Portion states that the remaining $45,945 may be used to cover institutional costs associated with the coronavirus. Maryland University of Integrative Health also received $408,110 under Section 18004 (a)(3).
  • As of Date, the Maryland University of Integrative Health has drawn down funding from the HEERF Institutional Portion, exercising a total of $45,945 in the areas of technology, purchasing technology, and upgrading campus wi-fi access.
  • Beginning , the Maryland University of Integrative Health replaced lost revenue from non-tuition sources . The HEERF provides partial recovery of these funds.
  • In addition Maryland University of Integrative Health received funding for replacing lost revenue due to reduced enrollment.
Student 45-Day Report

July 8, 2020

In compliance with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, the following is MUIH’s 45-day report on the student portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF):

  1. MUIH has been allocated $91,890.00 from the HEERF under the Cares Act.  The institution signed and returned to the Department of Education (DOE) the Certification and Agreement on May 20, 2020. By doing so, MUIH assures that it will use no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
  2. MUIH received $45,945.00 from DOE on May 20, 2020, under the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of July 8, 2020, MUIH has distributed the entire student portion amount of the HEERF grant funds ($45,945.00).  MUIH developed an online application process for students to request Grants funds.  The application due date was June 26, 2020.  
  4. As of July 8, 2020, 71 students have received $647.12 disbursement of the Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act 
  5. MUIH estimates 281 students were eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. Of the 281 students, 71 eligible applications were received.
  6. The methods used by MUIH to determine which students will receive HEERF Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act are as follows:
    To receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants, students must complete the MUIH HEERF Application. To be eligible for funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, students must meet all federal guidelines, including a valid 2019-20 FAFSA on file with the MUIH Financial Aid Office. MUIH understands that the vast majority of our students experienced upheaval, and the funds will be divided evenly among all eligible students. The estimated amount per student is $647.12.  The funds will be disbursed to eligible students from the Finance/Student Accounts Office. 
  7. The instructions, directions, or guidance provided to students concerning the HEERF Grants are as follows:

    Students were sent a series of emails beginning May 11, 2020. On June 4, and June 9, 2020, MUIH encouraged students to apply by June 15, 2020. A third reminder was sent on June 19, 2020, extending the deadline to apply by June 26, 2020.  

The HEERF grant funds will be divided evenly among all eligible students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus that occurred during the spring 2020 trimester.

Student 30-Day Report

June 19, 2020

In compliance with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, the following is MUIH’s 30-day report on the student portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF):

1. MUIH has been allocated $91,890.00 from the HEERF under the Cares Act. The institution signed and returned to the Department of Education (DOE) the Certification and Agreement on May 20, 2020. By doing so, MUIH assures that it will use no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

2. MUIH received $45,945.00 from DOE on May 20, 2020, under the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

3. As of June 19, 2020, MUIH has not distributed any HEERF grant funds. MUIH developed an online application process for students to request Grants funds. The application due date is June 26, 2020. We expect to begin distributing the funds by June 30, 2020.

4. As of June 19, 2020, 0 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act

5. MUIH estimates 281 students are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

6. The methods used by MUIH to determine which students will receive HEERF Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act are as follows: To receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants, students must complete the MUIH HEERF Application. To be eligible for funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, students must meet all federal guidelines, including a valid 2019-20 FAFSA on file with the MUIH Financial Aid Office. MUIH understands that the vast majority of our students experienced upheaval, and the funds will be divided evenly among all eligible students. The estimated amount per student is $163.50. The funds will be disbursed to eligible students from the Finance/Student Accounts Office.

7. The instructions, directions, or guidance provided to students concerning the HEERF Grants are as follows: Students were sent a series of emails beginning May 11, 2020. On June 4, and June 9, 2020, MUIH encouraged students to apply by June 15, 2020. A third reminder was sent on June 19, 2020, extending the deadline to apply by June 26, 2020.

The HEERF grant funds will be divided evenly among all eligible students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus that occurred during the spring 2020 trimester.