The COVID-19 Qualified Disaster Relief program provides financial assistance to employees of Stanford University affected by the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. The program covers necessary unreimbursed expenses incurred as a result of the disaster.
April 15 – June 21, 2020, for expenses incurred between March 13 and June 15, 2020.
For expenses incurred after June 15, the Employee Emergency Assistance Program is now available if you experience a short-term financial emergency or unanticipated expenses that cause financial hardship.
Qualified expenses covered include:
Note: Applicant must provide adequate proof of expenses incurred on or after March 13 and before the June 15 deadline.
Expenses that are specifically not covered:
Qualified Disaster Relief payments:
Note: QDR assistance payments will be dispersed in the order that the applications are approved. QDR payments will be deposited by the next pay period into the account you use for direct deposit of your paycheck or mailed to your address on file.
All applications will be approved by University Human Resources. If your work location is outside of California, any reimbursement received under this program may be taxable.
For questions about the COVID-19 Qualified Disaster Program, please call the University HR Service Team, 877-905-2985 or 650-736-2985, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time, except on holidays.