Campus Resources

Basic Needs Office

Location: Library (LIB) 011 & University Student Union (USU) 112
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Basic Needs Services

Apply Now: Meal Assistance Program, Student Emergency Grant, Emergency Housing, and Rapid Rehousing


The following on-campus services are available for CSULB students:

  • Laurén Chalmers '83 Beach Pantry: Located in USU 313, the pantry provides non-perishable food items for students in need. 
  • Pregnant and Parenting Students: Visit the Pregnant and Parenting Students website to get information on lactation rooms, changing stations, and more support services designed to help pregnant and parenting students. 

Health & Wellness

  • CalFresh Outreach Program: The program provides CalFresh benefit eligibility and application assistance to CSULB students. 
  • Counseling and Psychological Services: One-on-one counseling and group counseling available
  • Student Health Services: Services include primary care, women's health, sports medicine, pharmacy, Family PACT, laboratory, radiology/x-rays, and health education programs
  • Women and Gender Equity Center: Confidential support for survivors of sexual assault and interpersonal violence through Not Alone @ the Beach
  • Beach Crisis Text Line: Text BEACH to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, and reach a counselor for support. This personalized Crisis Text Line is for students and friends, faculty/staff, and parents/families acting in support of students. Connect with a confidential counselor 24 hours, 7 days per week who can help you immediately. Students will find this information on the back of their student IDs. 
  • Beach Wellness: CSULB is invested in your wellness. Please check out the Beach Wellness website to navigate all health and wellness resources available on campus. 



EBT Accepting Food Locations

Job Resources

Financial Resources 

Transportation Services

For the full list of DSA Programs and Services, please click here.