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Dean of Students Emergency Fund

 
Entirely dependent upon donations, the Dean of Students Emergency Fund provides financial assistance to currently enrolled UW-Eau Claire students who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses because of temporary hardship related to an unexpected emergency situation. Emergency situations may include accident, illness, death of a family member, fire damage or need for temporary housing. Award amounts will vary depending on the type of emergency, the individual circumstances, and the actual needs of the student affected by the emergency.
 
Types of Expenses that May Be Covered:
 
Typical expenses that may be covered include but are not limited to:
 
  • Replacement of personal belongings due to fire or natural disaster
  • Books, fees or other school-related expenses
  • Medications or costs related to medical care
  • Assistance with rent or utilities
  • Gift cards for food
  • Safety related needs
Eligibility Requirements:
 
  • Student must be currently enrolled at UW-Eau Claire and have temporary financial hardship resulting from an emergency situation
  • Other possible resources have been considered and are either unavailable or insufficient
  • Student must be able to provide sufficient documentation of financial hardship
Students in need of assistance should contact the Dean of Students Office (715/836-5626) to schedule an appointment to meet with one of the deans to determine their eligibility for the fund.

How to Make a Donation:

Donations to the Dean of Students Emergency Fund are made through the UW-Eau Claire Foundation and may be tax deductible. To learn more about ways to donate, visit the UW-Eau Claire Foundation webpage.

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