The Basic Needs Program exists to provide support to students experiencing a basic necessity insecurity. Our strategy focuses on short-term mediation while we work with students to find long-term solutions.

Dolphin Pantry Fall 2021 Hours of Operation Update:

The Dolphin Pantry will be open on the following dates and times*:

  • Mondays, 1:00-5:00pm
  • Tuesdays, 1:00-5:00pm
  • Wednesdays, 11:00-3:30pm
  • Thursdays, 9:00-3:00pm
  • Fridays, 11:00-2:00pm

*or by appointment

Please note the hours are subject to change. Student/state ID and masks are required. Hygiene and cleaning supplies are available upon request for students only.

Donations to the Dolphin Pantry are being accepted. Please email basicneeds@csuci.edu to coordinate the donation. 

Content on the Resources section of the website is being updated regularly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Shining a light on a silent struggle

Just one year ago, Communication major Alviana Johnson was waging a silent struggle. After losing her apartment and her job, her dreams of completing college were slipping away. She slept in her car and came to class tired and hungry, wondering how she was going to make it through the day.

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Alviana Johnson
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