Blugold Emergency Fund
Entirely dependent upon donations, the Blugold 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
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 Blugold 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