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Spring Semester Updates - Tyler’s campuses remain closed to the public until further notice. The college is open, and it will continue to offer classes and services remotely through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Read more about this announcement.


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JTCC Student Emergency Fund

The Emergency Fund assists Tyler students who are facing a short-term financial emergency that could hinder successful academic progression. The fund can assist students with expenses resulting from an unexpected emergency, event or circumstance. The Emergency Fund is not intended to provide ongoing relief of recurring or routine expenses.

Examples of types of expenses that could qualify for Emergency Fund support:

  • Homelessness or sudden loss of housing
  • Food insecurity
  • Transportation expenses
  • Utility expenses
  • Replacement of personal items due to theft, fire or natural disaster
  • Tuition or academic materials

Who can Apply

Any full- or part-time program-placed Tyler student may apply for Emergency Fund assistance. Students who receive Emergency Fund awards are not obligated to repay the award.

Size of Awards

A student may apply multiple times within 365 days for a maximum award of $500 per student.

How to Apply

Students can access the emergency fund in a number of ways:

  1. Referral by faculty or staff member
  2. Referral by Tyler’s Care Team
  3. Self-referral

Students can apply to the Emergency Fund online or can download the application and turn it in to the Dean of Students’ Office.

Apply to the Emergency Fund

Download the Emergency Fund application

The Dean of Students’ Office will make every effort to contact the student about his/her application request within two business days.



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