Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER)


GEER Fund Application to Open Dec. 7, 2020

The GEER Fund application is currently closed. The application will reopen on Dec. 7. Please check back for updates.

About the GEER Fund

The GEER Fund is intended to support students for their expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. This includes: 

  • Food 
  • Course materials
  • Technology
  • Health care
  • Child care
  • Tuition

Eligible students include:

  • those who are taking classes during the Fall 2020 semester and
  • those who are Title IV eligible and either underrepresented, low income or first generation

Students will be asked to estimate their expenses and may be required to provide documentation. Eligible students will receive disbursements in accordance with the federal guidance for GEER funding.

Students should apply for the GEER Fund at their earliest availability. Support from the GEER Fund will be provided until June 30, 2021 or until all GEER funds are expanded.

GEER Reporting for Joliet Junior College, Fiscal Year 2021