Emergency Aid

Get Help for Life's Unexpected Emergencies

We understand life can be unpredictable. Unexpected costs and needs can cause significant stress and impact your academic success and personal well-being. COM has a student emergency fund to help keep you on track to reach your academic and career goals.

Emergency Aid Request Form

The Student Emergency Aid can help you with unanticipated financial emergencies caused by:

  • Car repairs or transportation issues
  • Family emergencies
  • Unexpected expenses due to natural disasters
  • Unanticipated loss of employement
  • Food resources
  • Medical emergency
  • Emergency temporary housing
  • Temporary emergency childcare

Aid may come in a variety of forms, including grants, loans and/or campus and community resources.


You are eligible to apply for emergency assistance through the Student Emergency Aid if you are currently enrolled in either credit or workforce continuing education courses.

Please contact sea@com.edu for any questions.

NOTE: Student Emergency Aid is intended to pay for unexpected expenses. Completing an application does not guarantee funding. You may access emergency aid only once per academic year.

Emergency Aid Request Form

If you are in need of assistance, please submit an Emergency Aid Request form.

Your request will be reviewed and considered for limited grant and scholarship funding. Loans may also be suggested as an option to help meet your larger and longer-term expenses.

Please know that we will do our best to address your circumstance, however, we cannot always meet your full request with the limited funding available.

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