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Education Committee

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Launch Nebraska (Tools, actions, opportunities, and resources to support the complex planning and preparation needed by Nebraska school systems as they work to restart schools and support students as they transition back to school buildings)

U.S. Department of Education

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid announcements


Federal CARES Act

Federal CARES Act Higher Education Summary (from the American Council on Education)

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (U.S. Department of Education allocation and application information)

Allocations for Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to Nebraska Institutions (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Student Aid and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Institutional Portion)

Allocations for Section 18004(a)(2) of the CARES Act to Nebraska Institutions (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-Minority Serving Institutions and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-Strengthening Institutions Program)

Allocations for Section 18004(a)(3) of the CARES Act to Nebraska Institutions (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-FIPSE) Revisions are being made at the federal level in the formula allocation table and methodology for this program.

Allocation Total by Nebraska Institution for Sections 18004(a)(1),18004(a)(2), and 18004(a)(3)

CARES Act: Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (Nebraska allocation: $16,357,685)


Nebraska Public Institutions

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska Omaha

University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska Kearney

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture


Chadron State College

Peru State College

Wayne State College


Central Community College

Metropolitan Community College

Mid-Plains Community College

Northeast Community College

Southeast Community College

Western Nebraska Community College


Independent Colleges and Universities

Bellevue University

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Clarkson College

College of Saint Mary

Concordia University – Nebraska

Creighton University

Doane University

Hastings College

Midland University

Nebraska Methodist College

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Union College

York College

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