Emergency Assistance Fund

For Students In Need

  • Applicants must have a temporary financial hardship resulting from a sudden emergency, accident or unforeseen event
  • The student’s capability to attend UTA must be at jeopardy due to the emergency
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled at UTA during the semester they seek financial assistance
  • Other possible financial resources must have been considered and are insufficient or not available in a timely manner
  • Funds are awarded only to the recipient
  • Applications must be able to provide requested documentation
  • Students are eligible to apply for a one-time EAF grant during their enrollment period at UTA

*Unique circumstances will be considered for all cases*

Students need to apply online
  • Proper documentation must be provided within the application and/or during meeting with the EAF representative this may include but not limited to:
  1. Documentation of the crisis situation: photo’s, doctor’s note, insurance claim, etc.
  2. Bills or invoices for payments to be made (as applicable)
  • A representative of the EAF Committee will contact the student if more information is needed
  • The student will receive a notice of their application being approved or denied through their UTA email account
  • Funds will be available as university policy allows

Typical expenses may include but are not limited to:

  • Housing expenses related to eviction
  • Utilities such as water and electricity bills, etc.
  • Replacement of essential personal items due to a fire, natural disaster, or theft
  • Funds for immediate emergency shelter
  • Safety needs (changing locks on vehicle or home)
  • Prescriptions or other costs related to medical care

Typical expenses not covered may include but are not limited to:

  • Tuition, lab fees
  • Health insurance
  • Study abroad costs
  • Non-essential utilities, (i.e. cable, Internet, phone)
  • Application or test fees
  • Household costs not related to damage or theft
  • Costs for entertainment or recreation
  • Non-emergency travel or other non-essential expenses
  • Expenditures occurred as a result of poor financial management and not an emergency
  • Medical expenses needed for a family member or friend of the student requesting services

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UTA students with a temporary financial hardship resulting from a sudden emergency may apply for financial help.

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