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Emergency Financial Resources

From time to time, you may find yourself with a short-term cash flow concern, in between paychecks or other expected funds.  There are some short-term loan options to enable you to meet your needs.

Hoo Needs Help

The Honor Loan process is now a part of Hoo Needs Help. If you are seeking an Honor Loan please complete a Hoo Needs Help application and select that you would like to be considered for an emergency loan. Hoo Needs Help exists to support students who need assistance with unexpected, unforeseen, and unavoidable emergency expenses. These may be expenses related to situations such as accidents, illness, death of a family member, fire damage, food insecurity, or need for temporary housing.

Learn more about Hoo Needs Help.

SFS Emergency Loan

The Emergency Loan is a short-term, interest-free loan available to undergraduate students for up to $500 and graduate students for up to $750 per semester. The loan is due on the last day of the month after it is taken out (e.g. a loan taken out any day in February will be due March 31). As long as it is paid on time, there is no fee or interest. If it is paid late, there is a one-time late fee of $10.

Learn more about the Emergency Loan on the Student Financial Services website.