Basic Needs & Food Security

UCSF is committed to helping students with basic needs and food access. As a participant in the University of California Global Food Initiative, UCSF has established the Basic Needs & Food Security for Students initiative. The initiative represents the collaborative efforts of several campus units — Student Financial Aid, Student Life, and Transportation Services to assist students in order to meet their basic needs in a holistic way.

Support is available in the areas of:


Attend an event to find out more about resources and services available for students.

Faculty, staff and the greater community interested in volunteering to support the Student Food Market are welcome and needed! Sign up to volunteer.

» Visit the Basic Needs & Food Security for Students website.