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Need temporary or emergency housing over the winter break?

Request a free, safe place to stay with SJSU Cares and complete the Request Assistance Form by December 9.

Request Winter Break Housing

Spartan Food Pantry

Spartan Food Pantry

一道本不卡免费高清No student should ever go hungry. This full service walk-in pantry offers perishable goods, fresh produce, and refrigerated goods at SJSU.



Get help applying for CalFresh, which provides a monthly cash supplement loaded onto a debit card to use for buying groceries.

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Swipe Out Hunger

Learn how you can donate unused meals from your campus meal plan to help other students. 

100 Days Challenge brings additional support for homelessness

一道本不卡免费高清 Matriculating SJSU students age 17-25 experiencing homlessness or housing insecurity may be eligible for additional housing support now. While SJSU Cares has worked with the Bill Wilson Center (BWC) in the past a new our new joint 100 Days Challenge in collaboration with Santa Clara County organizations positions the BWC to make a greater impact to reduce homelessness.  

Get assistance for someone in need

Get assistance for someone in need

Whether you need financial assistance yourself or are concerned about a friend or student, please submit a Request for Assistance [form] from SJSU Cares.

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Photo courtesy of the Fire Weather Research Lab

Emergency assistance

SJSU Cares also provides help after natural disasters and other emergency situations, from floods and fires to burglaries and break-ins.

Case Manager

How can a Case Manager help?

一道本不卡免费高清A Case Manager will meet with you (either in person or over the phone) to understand the circumstances surrounding your financial crisis—and then work directly with you to find resources on campus or in the community to help you succeed.

Case Management