Unemployment Requirements for Current and Future Students
Current and potential students that have applied for or are receiving unemployment benefits or working with any of the following: MassHire, Workforce Investment Opportunities Act (WIOA) Individualized Training Account (ITA), Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA or Trade), should be aware that there are requirements to reporting any current or pending education or training. A student application for the Section 30 Training Opportunities Program (TOP), must be completed by the College to continue to receive unemployment benefits while earning an approved degree or certificate.
For questions about dislocated worker programs please contact your local MassHire Career Center (link listed below) for eligibility questions.
Students already receiving unemployment benefits or TOP extended benefits, or who recently exhausted benefits, might qualify for additional benefits through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). PUA information changes, so please be certain to confirm information directly with PUA.
Please see the following websites for further information:
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and compensation programs
Section 30 Training Opportunities Program (TOP)
To contact local MassHire Career Centers
Admissions information at Cape Cod Community College
General information about the College, certificates and degrees offered
For questions related to unemployment as a student at the College, please contact:
Liaison for Mass Hire/WIOA/Section 30 TOP/TAA
email@example.com. (In the subject line, please use UI-Your Last Name)