A new study confirms that postsecondary students are experiencing significant rates of food insecurity and homelessness—and provides the first nationally representative federal data set of its kind.
U.S. colleges and universities prepare food pantries to support students struggling with hunger and aid those who may soon lose access to pandemic-era emergency SNAP benefits.
Writing in The Chronicle of Higher Education, an expert on mental health and disability calls on faculty to establish clear lines of communication with students and seek institutional support.
Despite efforts to return to normal after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more college students are saying they have considered temporarily withdrawing from their programs.
Bipartisan support grows for statewide legislation that expands access to higher education for youth with a history of being in foster care, who experience significant challenges to college completion, including high rates of housing insecurity and difficulties affording college costs.
Georgetown University provides bridge housing during winter and summer university breaks to students facing difficulties.
A new report finds that many college students facing food insecurity are not taking advantage of public assistance programs that would make it easier for them to purchase food.
The combination of stressors faced by student-athletes can increase their risk for mental health challenges that jeopardize their academic success, as well as their competitive edge. Hiring diverse athletics staff, encouraging openness, and building a culture of care can help, experts say.
With enrollment on the rise at some historically Black colleges and universities, schools are thinking outside the box—and even using shipping containers—to provide housing accommodations.
With the majority of college students commuting to campus, U.S. colleges and universities are working to ease public transportation expenses and broaden access.
The medical insurance and health center fees required by many U.S. colleges and universities can sneak up on students and families already struggling to manage college costs.
Facing an ongoing mental health crisis among college students, higher education institutions are ensuring faculty and staff are equipped to support student wellbeing and help those confronting mental health challenges.