Basic Needs Department


Basic Needs circle logo- programs

Welcome to UC Riverside’s Basic Needs Department, a place where students can connect with essential resources that make college life easier.   

If you are experiencing basic needs challenges, such as food insecurity, housing displacement/homelessness, or financial crisis, we encourage you to reach out to us for assistance.   


Learn more about the Basic Needs programs currently offered to any currently enrolled Highlander that needs them. Check eligibility, find contacts, and get instructions on how to request services.



Visit us on Instagram!


Upcoming Events