Data and Reporting

CARES Act Fund

Section 18004(e) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act” or the “Act”)), Pub. L. No. 116-136, 134 Stat. 281 (March 27, 2020), directs institutions receiving funds under Section 18004 of the Act to submit (in a time and manner required by the Secretary) a report to the Secretary describing the use of funds distributed from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”).

On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education posted their reporting requirements for HEERF participating institutions.

Each HEERF participating institution is responsible for providing this information in report format (the “30-day Fund Report”). In addition, these participating institutions are required to post the information listed below on the institution’s primary website. Accordingly, the following information will be easily accessible to the public and made available 30 days after the date when the institution received its allocation under 18004(a)(1) and updated every 45 days thereafter.

How Students Have Experienced St. Olaf’s Response to COVID-19

St. Olaf College participated in the national HEDS COVID-19 Institutional Response Student Survey from April 24 – May 4, administering the survey to all currently enrolled students. 1,465 students (49.5% of 2,959 surveyed) responded to the survey. A comparison of survey respondent and student body demographics can be found here.