Safety Tips From the CDC
On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared that a national emergency concerning the COVID-19 outbreak began on March 1, 2020. As our national and state agencies respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, we recommend you adhere to the following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines:
- The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, or use the inside of your elbow, and throw used tissues in the trash.
- Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
- Stay home when you are sick.
You may also obtain the latest updates and additional information from health care providers, state health authorities, and the CDC's COVID-19 website.
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Information
The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) were signed into law in December 2020 and March 2021, respectively. As part of CRRSAA and ARP, universities and colleges across the country were allocated funding through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) in order to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. Institutions receiving the relief fund are required to report the information pertaining to the use and expenditure of the funds. The following information is provided to comply with the Department of Education’s reporting requirements.
Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for Institutional Funding
Purdue University Global was awarded $2,316,566 of HEERF funding to cover costs associated with significant changes to the delivery of instruction due to the Coronavirus. This award contains $1,375,459 from section 314 of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSA), and $941,107 from section 2003 of the American Rescue Plan of 2021 (ARP). As of March 31, 2022, the total amount of HEERF expenses reimbursed are $1,440,099. The quarterly budget and expenditure report for expenses can be accessed through the link below: