CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

The CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed by the president on March 27, 2020. The bill provided economic aid to the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).  University Of Massachusetts Amherst was a recipient of the Student and Institutional Portions of the HEERF funding.  

UMass Amherst HEERF Reporting Requirements

OPE has established reporting requirements for both the Student and Institutional Portions of funding. Those reporting requirements are available at:

  1. HEERF Student Portion Reporting Requirements 
  2. HEERF Institutional Portion Reporting Requirements

For more about the CARES Act, please visit our CARES Act FAQs