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JeffSecure is an emergency fund created to assist Jefferson students (undergraduate, graduate, continuing education or online) with financial support when they need assistance with unexpected, unforeseen, and unavoidable emergency expenses.

This fund supports, but is not limited to:

  • minimize immediate critical needs of students caused by acute financial stress
  • provide for short-term financial assistance due to unusual or unforeseen medical expenses
  • temporary housing, and/or other essential needs such as food
  • support shelter for a student in a dangerous situation due to acts of violence or other victimization
  • travel or transportation of a student or a student's belongings home due to family emergency, crisis or death
  • replace stolen goods i.e. computer or other tools essential to specific major

    This funding is not intended to reimburse for expenses that have already been paid, or to replace or supplement existing financial aid. Additionally, the fund does not support:

    • Tuition, fees, health insurance, and study abroad costs
    • Non-essential utilities (i.e. cable), household, or furniture costs not related to damage or theft
    • Parking tickets
    • Costs for entertainment, recreation, non-emergency travel or other non-essential expenses
    • Other anticipated expenses
    • Student Emergency funds do not have to be repaid.
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