The Basic Needs Program at CSUCI offers emergency food and toiletries, connects students to critical on and off-campus resources, and provides educational opportunities for students to take personal responsibility for their wellness and the well-being of their communities.

Promoting Achievement Through Hope (PATH)

The PATH Program supports and empowers students who are foster youth, adopted, in guardianship or kinship care, and/or have experienced homelessness. PATH provides services aimed to meet the unique needs of displaced students to improve access, retention and graduation rates.

Dolphin Pantry Fall 2022 Hours of Operation (August 22 through December 9):

The Dolphin Pantry is located in Arroyo Hall 114 and is open on the following dates and times*:

  • Monday - Friday : 1 to 6pm

*or by appointment, email

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 to coordinate the donation. 


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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