Page last updated: Monday, May 25, 11:40 a.m. CST
Lamoni campus continues to have zero reported cases of the virus to date. Our Independence campus also does not have any reported cases of the virus. Should we have a case we have an immediate “go” plan.
Monday, May 25, 11:40 a.m. cst
Graceland staff applied for and received Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds from the Department of Education.
Graceland has signed and returned the Certification and Agreement and will provide 50% of the funds received to students in the form of Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. Graceland received received $573,600 for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
Graceland followed Department of Education guidelines and recommendations for release of these funds. Students must have been enrolled during Spring 2020 and eligible for federal financial. Amounts ranged from $300 to $1,000 based on a demonstrated financial need as expressed by Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) from the 2019-20 FAFSA. Graceland had 673 eligible students enrolled during Spring 2020. As of May 24, 2020, 668 students received grants totaling $393,700.
Graceland staff continue to develop processes by which the remaining funds will be awarded through summer and fall.
Census 2020: As per guidelines from the Census Bureau, students living on campus earlier this spring will be counted by the College as residing here for the current census count. There is no need for students or their families to count these students on their Census forms.
Know the Symptoms of COVID-19
Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Others
There are several steps everyone should be taking to remain vigilant in the spread of the virus. That includes:
- Wash your hands regularly with soap for at least 20 seconds.
- Clean and disinfect commonly used surfaces regularly.
- Keep your distance from those who are showing symptoms.
- Stay home when you are ill or are experiencing any symptoms.
- Cover your cough and sneeze.
On the Lighter Side
First Thursday at Noon recital - April 2020
2006 NAIA Men's Soccer Championship Game
2018 NAIA Men's Basketball Championship Game
Please keep your eyes on our website, on the daily announcements, and on your Sting email, as we will be sharing new information as it becomes available.