Basic Needs

The University of Arizona’s Basic Needs Initiative is comprised of the following programs and resources for students.

 

Campus Pantry

The University of Arizona Campus Pantry provides supplementary groceries to students who are experiencing food insecurity. 

More at http://campuspantry.arizona.edu

Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is committed to providing programs and services that support students’ academic, personal, and professional development. 

More at http://deanofstudents.arizona.edu 

 

Childcare Choice (UA Childcare Choice- Student)

This program helps eligible students defray costs of coursework-related childcare occurring in Arizona. Students can receive a subsidy through their applicable student accounts for childcare expenses already incurred. More ->

Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS)

CAPS offers psychological counseling and psychiatric services to students.  More ->

Department of Economic Security Assistance

A Community Engagement Specialist provides pre- screening and application assistance for student interested in enrolling in federal assistance programs such as SNAP or WIC benefits. More ->

COVID-19 Support (Free Food/Meals)

A resource of places in Tucson and the surrounding areas to get free food and meals on a specific day of the week.   More->