College of LAS Emergency Fund

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences recognizes that unexpected events can affect students’ ability to pay their bills which can, in turn, affect their academic success. In the event of unplanned financial hardship or emergency, LAS offers funding and support to help students address their financial challenge quickly, with the goal of minimizing its impact on their studies. 

To qualify, you must:

  • Make an appointment with Ekateryna Woodford to discuss your circumstances (make an appointment here, selecting the "LAS Emergency Funds" calendar)
  • Be a full-time student currently enrolled in LAS
  • Have supporting documentation
  • Have exhausted all other financial aid options, including loans  

Examples of hardship include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical bills as a result of illness or injury
  • Change in employment status or loss of income*
  • Natural disaster
  • Death of a parent or benefactor
  • Loss of housing
  • Other traumatic events that can impact a student’s ability to pay for costs of being enrolled

*For these circumstances, please make an appointment to see the Office of Student Financial Aid. Loss of income or change in employment status could affect your financial aid package. For more details, please see information below: