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Graduate Housing Assistance Grants

All students that applied for the Graduate Housing Assistance Grants should have received notification regarding your status for this program. If you are still awaiting notification, please contact Graduate Professional Student Association (GPSA) basic needs representative at .


Grocery Shuttle Survey

The grocery shuttle is a partnership between Basic Needs, Associated Students, and Triton Transit to Improve accessibility of food security resources in the San Diego area! This survey should only take up to five minutes and all submissions will be confidential. All information collected will only be used for assessment and advocacy purposes. Data will be utilized to advance Basic Needs initiatives at UC San Diego.

Survey Link

The College Call to Action-Basic Needs Survey

With this form we hope to better understand student needs within each college so we can better address through services, programming, events, and workshops whether that be through the Basic Needs Hub, Basic Needs College Reps, or other student groups. This survey should only take up to 5-10 minutes and all submissions will be confidential. By completing this form, you can enter an opportunity drawing to win grocery gift cards, Basic Needs swag, and more! For those who enter the opportunity drawing, 13 winners will be notified they got selected by week two of Spring quarter 2024. Please complete this feedback form by Tuesday, June 11th, 2024 by 11:59pm.

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AS Office of Food & Housing

The Office of Food & Housing Resources assists in coordinating campus wide efforts to provide accessible, affordable and sustainable housing for all university students.

AS Office of Food & Housing

Employment Opportunities

Basic Needs is currently hiring for this 2024-2025 academic year! We are seeking full-time support for the length of the academic year, with several position openings, on our CalFresh, Peer Education and Triton Food Pantry, and Marketing teams. Check out open positions, by clicking on the link below, to learn more!

Working for Basic Needs

Innovation Grants

The UC San Diego Basic Needs Committee is offering Innovation Grants in support of campus activities addressing Basic Needs initiatives. These grant funds can be used to leverage support for existing student organizations, or departmental programs addressing the topic of Basic Needs security.


Peer Education Request Form

If you would like to request a basic needs presentation for an event or training, please submit this form. These presentations can be virtual and you may requests topics such, but limited to, food security resources, CalFresh, off-campus housing resources, cultural stigma, and more!


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer roles are a vital part of our daily operations at The Hub, and we offer several volunteer opportunities throughout the academic year. Check out the Volunteer page on our website, by clicking the link below, to learn more!

Volunteering at The Hub