CARES Act – Emergency Assistance for Students with Title IV Eligibility – UPDATED MAY 10, 2020 On April 10, 2020, Summit Academy OIC signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education, a Certification and Agreement with the assurance that Summit Academy OIC will use the funds to provide no less than 50% of funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Cares Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. Summit Academy OIC was allocated $1,272,165 of which 50% ($636,083) is designated for direct aid to students. Funds were made available to Summit by the Department of Education on April 26, 2020. Summit Academy has developed a policy and procedure for students to apply for emergency funds. Below is the report of distributed funds.
  • United Way: If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills or other essential services, dial 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 and a Certified Community Resource Specialist will help to locate available resources in your area

Health Insurance 

Free and low cost resources found on the MN Low-Cost Health Care Directory


With one call the Minnesota Food HelpLine assesses the caller’s situation and provides solutions to their food needs. 1-888-711-1151 The Hunger Solutions website has an extensive list of food shelves, senior resources, free meals, discount groceries, and farmer’s markets across the state of Minnesota. Interactive Food Shelf Map provided by the City of Minneapolis: Twin Cities Mobile Market NorthPoint Health and Wellness Community Food Shelf:

Need additional help?

Current students should reach out to their student advisor: Naema Aden – Medical Administrative Assistant Program Crystal Hunter-Porte – IT & GED Monica Davenport – Construction DeAndre Scott – Construction