Through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, Texas Tech has been provided funding to support students experiencing expenses due to COVID-19 related disruption of campus operations. 

Students, according to an email from the Tech Office of the President, are able to request funds for:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • Course Materials
  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare
  • Other Expenses not listed above 

Students are eligible for funding from the CARES Act if they are enrolled in at least one face-to-face course this semester, according to the Financial Aid website. International, dual-credit and non-U.S. citizen students are not eligible for funding. 

In the first round of funding, students may request up to $500 per month, for a total of $1000, according to the email. Additional funding rounds will be determined at a later date. 

Following submission of a grant application, students will be notified of their application status within seven days in their Tech email address. Students can apply for funding and find more information regarding eligibility at

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