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Before applying, check and make sure that you and your expenses qualify for aid.

  • Requirements to Apply for Funds
    • Currently enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student at ASU
    • Have experienced a financial emergency as a result of an unplanned event
  • Expenses Covered

    Expenses that may be considered include, but are not limited to:

    • Overdue rent and utilities (must be in student’s name)
    • Medication/Prescriptions
    • Replacement of belongings lost in a fire or natural disaster
    • Safety related needs (i.e. changing locks, short term emergency shelter)
  • Expenses Not Covered

    Examples of what will not be considered:

    • Study abroad expenses
    • Parking tickets and other university-imposed fines
    • Non-emergency expenses
    • Non-essential utilities
    • Anticipated expenses, such as credit card payments
    • Expenses incurred due to money mismanagement
  • Application Information

    Important information for applicants:

    • Students may apply for Emergency Aid as many times during the academic year (fall, spring and summer) as needed; however, Emergency Aid will only be awarded up to a maximum amount of $500 per academic year.
    • Awards through this program may affect federal aid eligibility and/or calculation of need. 
    • Incomplete applications or failure to provide documentation will result in an immediate denial of your request.
    • Decisions made by the ASU Emergency Aid Committee are final and will be communicated to the applicant by phone and via email to their ASU email address.

Crisis Helpline

No matter what problems you’re having, you can always call the ASU Crisis Helpline at 325-486-6345. Help is available 24/7.

Apply for Emergency Aid