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Student Emergency Fund Impact

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Thank you to the many alumni and friends who have given to the Brandeis Student Emergency Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Your support has made so much possible for our students.

As of May 27, 2020, we have disbursed emergency funding to close to 900 Brandeis students in need. More specifically:

  • $292,000+ in rental assistance to help 300+ students find new housing arrangements

  • $90,000+ in travel reimbursements to help 190+ students get off-campus safely

  • $95,000+ towards the purchase of laptops and other technology to help 150+ students learn remotely

  • $68,000+ in food and groceries to help nourish 175+ students

  • $6,000+ in travel directly booked through the Brandeis travel agencies

  • Remaining funding has covered for food, WiFi, shipping and storage, and a variety of other needs

Thank you for supporting Brandeis students through these uncertain times. We are so grateful.


For Students

Students in need of emergency assistance may email emergencyfunds@brandeis.edu for more information.