COVID19 Plan for Students - Updated 05/14/2020 - 1:30pm

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CARES Act Emergency Aid to Students

Reporting Data as of May 29, 2020: Compliance with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act:

  1. Illinois Eastern Community College District 529 signed and submitted its Recipient’s Funding Certification and Agreement for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on May 1, 2020.
  2. The District received $996,242 in emergency aid to provide to students of its colleges:
    • Frontier Community College (02074400) - $139,664
    • Lincoln Trail College (00978600) - $217,153
    • Olney Central College (00174200) - $368,501
    • Wabash Valley College (00177900) - $270,924

  3. The District, as of May 31, 2020, has distributed $1,015,710 in direct aid to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.  The District used $19,468 of its Institutional funds under Section 18004(a)(1) in the distribution.
  4. The estimated total number of students eligible for Title IV assistance in the District is 1,810.
  5. On May 15, 2020, the District provided aid to 1,043 students.  On May 29, 2020, the District provided aid to 259 students.  A total of 1,302 students received aid under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  6. Students eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, having completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), enrolled with an IECC college on or after March 16, 2020, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours of instruction, and having met satisfactory academic progress for the spring term were determined to receive aid in the first round of aid disbursements.
  7. Aid supplied to students included a cover letter indicating what the aid was, where it originated, that it would not be required be paid back, and finally that it was for the student to use for costs incurred as a result of disruptions to campus operations due to COVID-19 such as food, housing, course materials, technology, and childcare.

FAQ

I am a student who struggled with the transition to online learning, and I am worried about my grade.  What are my options?

In addition to extending the last day to withdraw to May 1, we have also extended the last day to make a class pass/fail to May 1.  Please contact your advisor for information about either of those options.  If you need more time to finish your coursework, you can petition for an Incomplete by contacting your instructor who may be willing to grant you additional time to complete coursework if appropriate in your situation.

I am a current student, what are my options if my course has gone online and I cannot or do not want to continue the course in the online format?

Students have the option to withdraw from a course. Please contact the Retention Coordinator at your college to start the process to withdraw. The last date to withdraw has been extended to May 1, 2020. Please be sure to contact financial aid to see if this will impact your financial aid before withdrawing. If you choose to withdraw, refunds are not available, and any amount owed will still be due. Financial Aid

How can a I make a payment on my current bill and contact the Business Offices?

Students wishing to make a payment can do so by logging into their Entrata account to pay online using the following instructions. View Directions. If you are unable to get access to Entrata, payments can still be made by mail or phone to the college business office listed below.

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Other college activities/services?

  LRC
Library
LSC Fitness
Center
Pool Cafeteria
Food
Daycare
FCC Closed NA Closed NA NA NA
LTC Closed Closed NA Closed Closed NA
OCC Closed Closed Closed NA Closed Closed
WVC Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
NA=Not applicable to this college
*All areas that are open have posted limited occupancy requirements.

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Emergency Alerts for you, family, community

Log on the MyIECC, access the Entrata portal. On the left menu select “Alerts.” Consider adding a text number or alternative email address to receive these messages in multiple ways.


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Visit the "Library" section in Entrata for listing.
FCC: youngbloodm@iecc.edu or 618-847-9194
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