Events & Workshops

Weekly Programs

Do you have any questions about CalFresh? Interested in learning if you may be eligible for monthly grocery benefits? Book an appointment with a CalFresh Navigator to find out more information and apply. We can help gather documents, discuss student exemptions, walk you through the application and help with any post application questions!

Summer 2022 Virtual CalFresh Application Assistance Hours:

Check back in early June 2022 for hours.

Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Danielle Lundstrom, is available for free private appointments. Visit our Nutrition Clinic page for more information.

Summer 2022 Clinic Hours:

  • Tuesdays: 8 am- 12 pm
  • Wednesdays 1- 5 pm

Location: Virtual appointments

HPW offers free in-person grab-and-go wellness resources and kits. This includes safer sex supplies, menstrual supplies, Food+Shelter+Success personal care and laundry kits, sleep kits, self-care kits, art kits, and more! Stop by during open hours.

Date & Time: Mondays- Fridays from 8:30 am- 3:30 pm

Location: Health Promotion & Wellness office

Stop by AS Gator Groceries and pick up a box of free groceries!

Gator Groceries Date & Time: 

  • Wednesdays & Thursdays from 1- 5 pm (reservation only)
  • Fridays from 12- 2 pm (drop-in welcome)

Location: Cesar Chavez Student Center Rec and Dining Level (bottom floor)

Free Food in Your Area

To find free food in your area visit your local food bank or enter your zip code in the foodfinder.

Virtual Services

  • Tuesdays - Fridays from 12:30- 6:30 pm
  • Saturdays from 9:30 am- 3:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: that VITA cannot prepare returns for those:
1. Whose income is above $66,000;
2. Married filing separately; or
3. Self-employed with business expenses greater than $10,000.

Upcoming Events & Workshops

Would you like to request a Food+Shelter+Success overview or CalFresh workshop for your class, group, or meeting? Submit a request form and someone will get back to you in 5-7 business days. Please request a program at least 2 weeks in advance.

Food+Shelter+Success- Basic Needs Overview Workshop

Request this Food+Shelter+Success workshop to explore student basic needs and the free food and housing stability resources on campus!

CalFresh- Free Money for Food! Workshop

CalFresh provides qualified applicants with free money for food each month! This workshop provides an overview of CalFresh, program eligibility requirements, information about what to expect when applying, and tip and tricks for success. Students are provided Q&A time as well as connection to other free food resources.

CalFresh Group Application Session Workshop

Do you have a group of students who would like support applying for CalFresh? Request this CalFresh application assistance workshop for your class, organization or department. Students will be lead step-by-step through the CalFresh application and will be provided support gathering verification documents and tips for success.