Student Outreach and Retention Center

Resources

COVID-19 Campuswide Help

Due to COVID, we have provided links to resources that can help during this difficult and confusing time. Read below to learn more:

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Regular Operations

The SOAR Center is a safe space for studying, hanging out, and building community. In the center we have the following resources available to students:

  • Computers (featuring Adobe Creative Cloud)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Snacks
  • Scantrons and Bluebooks
  • And much more!

Relevant Resources

Emergency Meal Swipe Program

Anyone on campus needing meal support is strongly encouraged to apply for emergency meals swipes (entries into the Dining Commons). For more information and to apply: bit.ly/EMSP-UCI

Emergency Grants
Up to $2,000 emergency grants available for students facing a basic needs emergency.
***Please note that only those students who have already taken out all their loans are eligible to receive an emergency grant***
Application and instructions on how to submit can be found at: bit.ly/ECRTGrant

Zoom Consultations with Basic Needs Campus Social Worker 
Experiencing financial stress, food/housing insecurity, and other stressors and want support and guidance? Do you have additional basic needs questions or need help navigating campus and community resources? Book a 30-minute consultation via Zoom with our Campus Social Worker, Peter Thach! Book your consultation at: calendly.com/peter-fresh
*Once your booking is received, you will receive the Zoom call link via email
If you have trouble finding an available appointment slot, please email fresh@uci.edu

Other On-Campus Resources

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