Allowable use of technology


Use emergency funding to purchase critical technology that protects enrollment and student success.

A note on available funding

US Department of Education (ED) has recently published guidance on allowable use of HEERF (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund), as it relates to technology and student support activities.

HEERF Key Resources

Below are three critical resources available for download (no registration required).

Fact Sheet

“Institutional portion funds may be used to defray…technology costs associated with a transition to distance education…and to carry out student support activities.”

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“Institutional funds may be used to support the transition to virtual activities…or support other innovative learning methods that would allow an institution to engage in student support activities.”

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American Rescue Plan Simulated HEERF Allocations

“Simulated distribution of $36 billion allocated for public and private non-profit institutions.”

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Questions? Let’s chat

A number of institutions have used HEERF funds to purchase or upgrade AI Chatbots, Live Chat, Videos, and Text Campaigns to provide students with virtual 24/7/365 support. If you would like to learn more, please contact us.