Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has received $15,000 in emergency aid funds to help students with non-school related financial assistance.
The funds are part of the DACC Emergency Aid Program which helps qualified students who have sudden, unforeseen financial emergencies. College officials say he program’s mission is to assist students who are experiencing temporary financial crisis, with the goal that the funds will help them stay enrolled.
Tuition fees are exempt from the program. Eligible expenses may include but are not limited to housing, over-due utility bills, medical or dental emergencies, childcare, transportation, automotive repairs and technology needed for school. Students have to meet certain criteria to be eligible:
- students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours and have a minimum GPA of 2.0;
- students must have a record of good conduct; and
- students must complete the application with supporting documentation of a crisis or emergency.
Interested students may apply by making an appointment with Student Services at (575) 527-7531.
The Emergency Aid Program is made possible by a grant from ECMC – Project Success.