Emergency Meal Card

Emergency Meal Cards are available during regular academic semesters. Students can submit spring semester meal card requests starting on January 25th, 2021.

Are you facing a food crisis? Have you run out of food and do not have enough money to buy more?

The Emergency Meal Card program provides students experiencing a food crisis with hot and nutritious meals from the City Eats Dining Hall on campus. Meals are donated by Sodexo through a partnership with Swipe Out Hunger as well as by students, faculty, staff and community members.

How Can I Get an Emergency Meal Card?

Meals are available during the regular academic semester. Students can submit a meal card request starting on January, 25th, 2021.

Emergency Meal Card Details

  • Meal cards are reserved for students who currently do not have adequate access to food.
  • Requests are processed within 1-2 business days
  • Students can receive a max of two cards per semester
  • Meal cards expire at the end of the academic semester
  • Meal cards hold ten meals and can only be used at City Eats

For information, email BasicNeeds@sfsu.edu.

Student eating vegetables, bread, eggs, and sasuage