Welcome to Food+Shelter+Success

Food+Shelter+Success, SF State's Basic Needs Initiative, supports students’ ability to reach their full potential at SF State by providing food, housing and financial crisis support programs, services, and referrals.

Food+Shelter+Success stands in solidarity with everyone fighting for equality. Equitable access to housing, food, medical care, and education are critical, undeniable, and foundational elements of racial and social justice.

Summer Hours for 2024

Our summer hours are Mondays to Thursdays from 9 AM to 3 PM and Fridays 9 AM to 12 PM. 

I need basic needs support:

If you are currently facing basic needs insecurities and need support, please fill out our Assistance Form. Our team will reach out to you as able to help you navigate resources and support.

I want to know what I could qualify for:

Please fill out our Wellness Screener tool to see what resources you might be eligible on campus based on your responses.


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Memorial Day and Week Long Closure
The Food + Shelter + Success Office will be closed from 5/25-6/2 for the Memorial Day Holiday and staff professional develop…
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Emergency Meal Cards - Applications Paused for Spring Break
The Emergency Meal Card Application is currently paused due to the City Eats closure for Spring Break. If you are facing an…
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CalFresh Outreach Week
CalFresh Outreach Week is a semesterly initiative to increase awareness of the nutrition assistance programs to address food…
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Emergency Meal Cards Applications Applications Closing for Winter
The Emergency Meal Card application will close on Monday, December 11th at 12:00 PM. Please note, CityEats will be closed fo…
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