Student Emergency Aid Program

Sponsored by ECMC/Project Success

Student Emergency Aid Program logoThe purpose of the Student Emergency Aid Program is to support SSC students who are experiencing an unexpected event or situation that requires immediate attention and support. Financial support up to $500 for short-term, nonrecurring emergencies is available.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible expenses may include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilities
  • Housing/Rent
  • Food
  • Medical/Dental
  • Transportation
  • Childcare
NOTE: This is a one-time disbursement during the program.

College expenses such as tuition, fees and books are not eligible.

To apply students must:

  • Be currently enrolled at SSC
  • Have earned a 2.0 GPA or greater
  • Provide documentation of request (payments will be provided to the vendor, not the student)
  • If approved, complete a financial literacy course


For questions contact Devon Powell or at (708) 596-2000, ext. 5841.