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.
A new study affirms the benefits of campus food pantries but points out that most colleges still don’t have one.
Through collegiate recovery programs, institutions are enabling students to stay in school while continuing their recovery process.
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.
College food-service provider Sodexo is teaming up with the nonprofit organization Swipe Out Hunger to create “Meal Swipe Banks” at 13 institutions—and hopes to expand the program nationwide next year.
Black students who feel that they must alter their speech patterns on college campuses to gain acceptance and achieve success often shoulder stress that can compromise their well-being and academic performance.
Lawmakers hope that standardized data will help clarify just how many college students are food or housing insecure—the first step toward getting students fed and graduated.
The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice’s newest #RealCollege report shows widespread food and housing insecurity at U.S. colleges and universities—and outlines five action steps for improvement.
Generation Z students are looking for mental health support, and colleges are taking note, streamlining counseling services and consolidating resources to reduce stigma and accelerate treatment.
College students who remain on campus during spring break may face challenging conditions as facilities and services reduce their hours and available resources.
University of California, Berkeley, this week opened a nearly 3,000-square-foot Basic Needs Center that brings together an array of resource-assistance programs.
Basic needs insecurity was a major theme at a recent convening of community college leaders, where presenters also announced several new initiatives focused on expanding the use of adaptive courseware and improving single mothers’ degree completion.