American Rescue Plan (ARP)

Emergency Financial Aid Grant

Emergency Financial Aid Grant American Rescue Plan (ARP) US Department of Education – American Rescue Plan (ARP)

We are pleased to announce that Barry University has received an award notification that totals $6,979,831 from the Department of Education as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP).  These Emergency Financial Aid Grants allow institutions to provide relief to students and who have experienced financial challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Barry University's Use of Funds Distributed From ARP:

  1. Barry University will distribute:

    1. $350 to all full-time enrolled qualified students.

    2. An additional $350 to undergraduate students enrolled full-time who also received a Pell Grant disbursement in the Fall 2021 semester. Students receiving this additional $350 will receive a total of $700 of ARP Emergency Grant funds.

  2. All awarded funds will be distributed either by direct deposit or a check and may take four to six (4-6) weeks to arrive. Students are reminded to update their contact information, following the directions below:

  3. To expedite the disbursement of your funds, ensure you have signed up for direct deposit. If you have not and wish to sign up for direct deposit, please go to WebAdvisor:

    1. Log into WebAdvisor with your user name and password

    2. On the bottom left side of the Student Menu page – under the heading "Financial Information" please select the link: "Bank Information (US)"

    3. This will take you to the next page which will require your bank routing and account number information. Please enter your information carefully, check all information for accuracy and then submit.

  4. If you do not sign up for direct deposit your check will be mailed to the address on your student account. Please make sure your address is correct to ensure you receive your check, otherwise your check could be delayed by weeks. Please login to WebAdvisor and click on "My personal information" link located under the Communication menu.

  5. For any changes to your address, send an email to the Office of the Registrar at registrar@barry.eduincluding your complete address (street, Apt. #, City, State, Zip code). Also note: you must use your Barry University email address when sending your change of address request. You may contact the Office of the Registrar at for any questions regarding changes to your personal information.

Barry University does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability status or veteran status. This policy applies to students, employees, applicants and trustees with respect to participation in any program, benefit, activity or student/employment opportunity offered by the University.

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