Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

July 6, 2016

Emergency Aid Keeps Students on Path to Graduation

Although students and their families plan for the cost of tuition, fees, housing, and textbooks, other unforeseen expenses too often result in students taking a break or fully withdrawing from their college or university. NASPA’s new report, “Landscape Analysis of Emergency Aid Programs,” explores how colleges use emergency aid — even in amounts as small as $300 — to significantly increase student success.