Q: How do I keep informed about New York State’s COVID-19 response?
A: You may sign up to receive COVID and vaccine email updates from Governor Cuomo at: https://now.ny.gov/page/s/coronavirus-updates. (01/27/21)
Q: What information is available about COVID Rent Relief for New Yorkers?
A: The application deadline for COVID Rent Relief is February 1, 2021. Governor Cuomo signed an Executive Order expanding eligibility for New York State’s COVID Rent Relief Program so more rent relief can be provided to New Yorkers. Learn more about the program: https://hcr.ny.gov/RRP. (01/27/21)
Q: What is the current situation with federal student loan repayments?
A: The U.S. Department of Education (ED) office of Federal Student Aid website is the best resource for information about COVID Emergency Relief. The COVID Emergency Relief Flexibilities have been extended at least through Sept. 30, 2021. Visit: https://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus. (01/27/21)
FAQs are being updated for 2021. In the meantime, please view the student FAQs.
Our Operating Plan is updated periodically. To read the most current plan, visit our COVID-19 Updates webpage.
January 7, 2021