Facing high rents and limited on- and off-campus room availability, many U.S. college and university students are reporting difficulty securing housing for the fall term.
Two-year colleges, state lawmakers, and community organizations are ramping up their efforts to provide affordable housing for students experiencing or at risk for homelessness.
A new report shows the pandemic’s impact on college students’ food and housing struggles, finding that 58 percent of students experienced basic needs insecurity in fall 2020.
Recognizing that their peers may not be aware of—or comfortable seeking out—food assistance benefits, college students are launching navigator programs that reduce stigma and increase access to basic necessities.
The latest federal spending and stimulus package temporarily eases the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s work and eligibility requirements for low-income college students in hopes of increasing participation and curbing food insecurity.
Seeking to support each other at a time of great strain, students at colleges and universities across the nation are launching mutual aid networks to pool resources and rapidly distribute them to peers in need.
A new documentary reveals that nearly half of all college students are battling food insecurity and hunger amid the coronavirus pandemic, further intensifying disparities.
A new study highlights the upheaval and stress that college students have experienced during the coronavirus pandemic, prompting calls for stronger mental health services as institutions head into the fall semester.
Nearly 60 percent of college students surveyed by The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice said they experienced basic needs insecurity during the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
A new report explores basic needs insecurity among student-athletes—challenges that have intensified since COVID-19 removed students from their campuses, meal plans, and training tables.
The largest-ever study of the impact of open educational resources has found that free, digital learning materials save students money at a reasonable cost to colleges.
Data collection remains a challenge, with most marginalized students hardest to reach.