The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated financial pressures on students and their families, affecting day-to-day life. If you are facing housing and/or food insecurity, or are unable to pay for materials required by your courses, there is support available.
- Your faculty advisor or academic counselor can be a helpful starting point, and provide referrals to resources available on campus.
- The Student Financial Wellness site, compiled by Student Financial Services, has a number of resources for students needing assistance with food, housing, affordable computers, tuition, and other expenses.
- Swipe Out Hunger - this program, through Sodexo, provides meals on-campus for students in need.
- Sharpen - for transfer students and students who live off-campus, the Office of University Ministries' Sharpen program provides grab-and-go groceries during the quarter.
- Benevolence Fund: maintained by the Office of University Ministries and can be used for emergency expenses, such as food, gas/bus fare or school supplies. Contact University Ministries at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Students in Crisis Fund: maintained by the Office of Student Life, for students experiencing immediate financial hardship due to a family crisis. Contact Student Life at email@example.com.
- Affordable Laptop Program: maintained by CIS.
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