On December 27, 2021, the federal government enacted the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260 in response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The CRRSAA Act established and funded the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) to provide Financial Aid Grants to students to be used for allowable financial expenses incurred as a result of COVID-19 crisis.