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Higher Education Department
Major Changes as a Result of the Coronavirus
The Higher Ed Department will schedule all assistance to students, institutions, agencies and state and federal departments via email, telephone and videoconferencing.
Seeking up-to-date status information on a college or university in New Mexico?
Here’s a link to school telephone numbers and web pages: https://hed.state.nm.us/students-parents/find-a-college
SANTA FE, NM – Five public colleges and universities in Southern New Mexico will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health beginning Thursday, November 5. The partnership is part of the New Mexico Department of...
Funding Supports Student Access, Services and Instruction for K-12 through College SANTA FE – The New Mexico Higher Education Department has awarded $3.8 Million via the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) to support students and educational...
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced an additional $6.2 billion is now available to higher education institutions to ensure learning continues.
For details, click here.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today more than $6 billion will be distributed immediately to colleges and universities to provide direct emergency cash grants to college students whose lives and educations have been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
The funding is available through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. For more, click here. For an FAQ about student loans, go here.
U.S. Department of Education has been directed to stop wage garnishment and collections actions for student loan borrowers and to refund more than $1.8 billion to students and families.
Secretary DeVos Directs FSA to Stop Wage Garnishment, Collections Actions for Student Loan Borrowers, Will Refund More Than $1.8 Billion to Students, Families WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that, due to the COVID-19 national...
The U.S. Department of Education announced that it will provide federal student loan relief to tens of millions of borrowers amid COVID-19. All borrowers with federal student loans will automatically have their interest rates set to 0% for 60 days. Additionally,...