I'm covering the top 6 categories of campus that will look different for fall 2020.
Your kiddo wants to return to campus. Your stance on the pandemic….social distancing, masks, vaccines…..is important but I want to share some things you can help your student investigate and get prepared now….before they need it or to have it ready to go when they arrive.
COVID-19 is not the reason for virtual orientations this summer.
Many colleges and universities have offered a virtual experience for the families that can’t make the trip for one or two days due to cost, work, or their student’s extra curricular activities. How do you and your student make the most of your virtual experience.
This is COVID-19 so the normal advice I’d give is not applicable. So here is a COVID-19 edition.
Let’s talk grades, what do they mean, how to access your GPA status and 3 things to do now.
CARE act for students
approx. $14.25 billion) is directed to higher education institutions
Of the approximately $14 billion dedicated to colleges and universities: Ninety percent (approx. $13 billion) will go directly to institutions of higher education.
Institutions must use at least half of the funds they receive (for a total of approx. $6.975 billion across all institutions) to provide emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. These expenses include costs such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care.
“The bill specifically helps federal student loan borrowers by pausing monthly loan payments through September 30 without interest accruing; each of the months of paused payments counts toward forgiveness...