Basic Needs for Students

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Summary Description

UCSF Basic Needs for Students supports students with the essential resources to thrive here at UCSF. These resources include:

  • Finance and budget
  • Accessibility
  • Health and wellness
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Dependent care

Through a robust model of prevention, intervention, and emergency relief, Basic Needs connects students to critical on- and off-campus resources and provides educational opportunities for students to take personal responsibility for their wellness.

Basic Needs has a direct influence on the mental-emotional-physical health, wellness, academic performance, professional development, and holistic success of our students, which directly influences quality of life, sense of belonging, persistence, graduation rates, and overall experience.

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