SJSU CaresPicture of a "flood" warning signPerson sitting against a wall with their head in their handsPicture of a student pushing a wheelbarrow full of compostSpartan Food Pantry located in Student Union

Experiencing unforeseen economic crisis?

If you're a SJSU student who has had a recent crisis which has left you food insecure, couch-surfing, or facing unexpected bills, SJSU Cares may be able to help identify and connect you to resources.


SJSU offers a number of resources and services on campus to help you deal with situations and issues outside of the classroom that may take away from your academic success. Some of those services include mentoringcounselinghealth and wellness, and public safety assistance. We also offer a coordinated response to students matriculated in regular sessions programs who are experiencing an unforeseen economic crisis which is impacting their ability to be a successful student.


CSU Basic Needs InitiativeSJSU Cares can meet one to one with students who are experiencing an unforseen economic crisis to determine which resources/support can be offered. For other students it might be helpful to know of our major programs such as Spartan Food PantryJust In Time Mobile Food Pantry, and CalFresh sign-up assistance.