College Students

 The chart below contains information to support college students during the COVID pandemic and beyond.

Program: Federal Student Aid

Service: Student loan relief and deferment; Suspension of payment.
Timeframe: Loan relief through 9/30/20
Link: Get Temporary Relief here.

Program: WA State Dept. of Financial Institutions

Service: Student Loan forbearance.
Timeframe: A minimum of 90 days of relief
Link: https://dfi.wa.gov/news/press/student-loans-covid19-relief

Program: Edmonds Community College

Service: CARES funding for emergency assistance (due to overwhelming demand as of April 20, no longer taking requests check back for updates).
Timeframe: Check back for updates
Link: https://www.edmonds.edu/safety/coronavirus-resources/cares-emergency-assistance.html

Program: Everett Community College

Service: Funding form Federal CARES Act to award up to a maximum of $750 each quarter for Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Winter 2021.
Timeframe: Program valid through Winter 2021
Link: COVID-19 Emergency Funding

Program: University of Washington

Service: Food pantry and emergency grants.
Timeframe: Through the COVID crisis
Link: Food pantry, emergency grants help students in need...

Service: COVID-19 Emergency Student Support Funds.
Timeframe: Ongoing with additional COVID funding
Link: Emergency Aid

Program: WA State Employment Security

Service: Unemployment for students impacted by COVID 19.
Timeframe: Ongoing with additional COVID funding
Link: COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits

Program: Social Security Administration

Service: Independent Students not claimed on their parent’s tax return may be eligible for a stimulus check.
Timeframe: Through the COVID crisis
Link: Social Security Administration

For K-12 students, please see Indiv/Families and Children tab