Food Security

Mom playing ball with child
Ensuring families have access to healthy foods is a campus goal.
There are several food pantries located on campus, including
at Family Student Housing office. Guidance to apply for CalFresh
is also provided. (Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta)

There are a number of resources on- and off-campus that support student parents who find themselves addressing food insecurity.


Food Pantries Additional Resources

  • Within the Family Student Housing:
    • Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:00-6:00 PM in the Community Room (located in the building west of the Family Student Housing office).
    • Open to all Santa Cruz residents.
  • Other on-campus food pantries and campus retailers who accept CalFresh and EBT.
  • Off-campus food pantries and resources.

Additional Resources