Student Employee Loss of Income Financial Hardship Form

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Applications for student loss of income funds are now closed. However, you may still apply for emergency funding through theUMass Dean of Students Office.

Your well-being is important to us, and we want to make sure that you are taking care of yourself and exploring other Campus resources and programs that may be available to you. It is a sign of strength to seek out support. Below are some resources that you may find useful. 

Emergency Funding Assistance via UMass Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office provides microgrants, short term loans, free toiletries and household items, and food insecurity assistance.

Additional Sources for Assistance

Food Assistance:


Northampton Survival Center 

Amherst Survival Center 

Mental Health Services:

UMass Center for Counseling and Psychological Health

Health and Health Care


UMass Health Services 

Housing and Cash Assistance

Department of Transitional Assistance Springfield 


Massachusetts housing resources for renters and homeowners 

Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness 

COVID-19 Resources

UMass Amherst Response to the Coronavirus 

CDC Coronavirus Resources 

Massachusetts Coronavirus Resources