Whereas the purchase of books, sourcepacks, and other types of course-related literature is necessary for the academic well-being of Harvard undergraduates; and Whereas the cost of course-related literature is an unavoidable expense for every student; and Whereas the increasing cost of course-related literature has particular impact on the lowest income students; and Whereas the cost of necessary literature should not be prohibitive to, nor impede the academic progress of, any student attending this College; Be it therefore resolved that we support the establishment of the Course-Cost Assistance Program (C-CAP), to be administered through the Financial Aid Office, which will provide a per semester stipend of $125 for undergraduates with family incomes of less than $40,000 per year and a $75 per semester stipend for undergraduates with family incomes of between $40,000 and $60,000, towards the purchase of books, sourcepacks, and other types of course-related literature.
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Linda Ugbah, United States6 years ago Comments: Coming from a low-income single parent family, money has always been tight. Now that all three of my fathers children will be in college, two of which at Harvard, the cost of living and books truly has been on my mind.
Joseph Poirier, United States6 years ago
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