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Covid-19 Info

Making a Safe Space for students

The AAC is committed to the safety and support of it’s student body.

COVID Information

AAC Case Statistics:

Total Cases to Date: 25
Current Active Cases: 0
Pending Cases*: 0

*Pending is defined as having received and reported a positive Antigen test and waiting for a confirmed PCR test. – OR – Exposure to someone who has tested positive for more than 15 minutes, unmasked, closer than 6 feet, experiencing symptoms and waiting for a positive test result. Exposure alone does not constitute pending.

Resident: students living in AAC housing

Non-Resident: students NOT living in AAC housing

Employees include: staff, faculty (full-time, adjunct, and Community Education)

**Remote Students are considered 100% remote, do not attend classes on campus, and will not be added to our COVID reporting statistics.

Covid Protocol Update Spring 2022

How to Report a Positive Case: All positive test results must be received by Mary Cadek, Health and Wellness Coordinator. Email photo documentation of your results to

Please read the PDF below for Spring 2022 Protocol updates:

Success and Wellness Plan Fall 2021

Please click the button below to view our comprehensive Success & Wellness Plan for Fall 2021

*Any changes to this document or guidelines will be published on this page.

Community Forms:

Daily Self-administered Wellness Check

All Faculty, Staff, and Students must complete a daily wellness check before coming to the AAC campus:

Community Accountability Form
All Students, Faculty, and Staff who return to the AAC physically for 2020-21 are required to consent to and cooperate with the AAC Success and Wellness Plan and agree to protocols communicated in the document. By signing below you acknowledge you have received the document and have read and agree to all items specified in the plan:
Accommodations Form
The Department of Student Services at the Art Academy of Cincinnati provides services and/or accommodations for students with health needs and/or disabilities in an effort to facilitate equal access to education opportunities:
Technology Request Form
Complete this form to help us better assist you with computer accommodations:

COVID 19 Special HEERF* Funds

*Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

Student Assistance Fund for Emergencies related to the Pandemic

HEERF funds:
HEERF Funds are available on a limited basis to currently enrolled Art Academy of Cincinnati students. These funds are available on a first-come-first served basis to students in need due to any circumstances surrounding Covid-19. The dollars are intended to help provide resources for our currently enrolled students and assist with items related to housing, food, concern for personal and emotional well-being, unexpected early departures from campus, storage or shipping of belongings, technology to support remote learning, and any other essentials to help students stay safe and creative.

Application Process:
Students who need emergency financial assistance may apply for HEERF funds. This application requires basic demographic information and a short explanation of the circumstances which have resulted in the financial need. The Emergency Fund Committee, consisting of staff members from Academic Affairs, Student Services, Financial Aid, and the Business Office, will review the submitted application and determine the appropriate funding amount.

Funds distributed will vary based on need but will generally range from $250 to $2,000. The committee will review all applications.

The student may be requested to meet virtually with a committee member to discuss their application. HEERF funds should NOT affect future financial aid qualification.

For information on the application please contact the Director of Student Services at 513-552-6273.

Funds are limited to currently enrolled students.

HREEF Reporting can be found here: Consumer Info > HEERF Reporting

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