Student Affairs Emergency Fund

Purpose

Student Affairs Emergency Fund was started to provide limited emergency funding for University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) students experiencing financial hardship (e.g. Accident, Emergency, Illness, Other Unforeseen Event).

 

Funds may be utilized to cover expenses such as:

  • Essential academic needs (e.g. books and supplies).
  • Replacement of lost personal items due to fire, theft, flood, etc.
  • Housing needs (e.g. securing short-term housing, assistance with utilities, etc.).
  • One-time / non-recurring medical expenses.
  • Emergency expenses related to dependents (e.g. childcare).

Students enrolled in the current semester as a part-time, half-time, or full-time student (or have pre-registered if between semesters) are eligible. Students are only eligible to receive funding from the Student Emergency Fund once per year and twice overall.

Application Requirements

  • Students must be enrolled in the current semester as a part-time, half-time, or full-time student (or have pre-registered if between semesters).
  • Students must demonstrate financial hardship. Examples of hardship include, but are not limited to: (1) Accidents, (2) Emergencies, (3) Illness, and (4) Other Unforeseen Events.
  • Students are only eligible to receive funding from the Student Emergency Fund once per year and twice overall.

Apply

Complete the Student Affairs Emergency Fund application by clicking here.

Consumer Rights to Know

Information that is in compliance with The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA).

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