UCI Basic Needs
UCI’s FRESH Hub offers emergency food and toiletries and CalFresh application assistance. The FRESH Hub also 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.
Appointments with Andrea Gutierrez, the Director of the FRESH Basic Needs Hub, are 1-1 confidential appointments for students seeking basic needs resources. Students may be directed to additional services, the Campus Social Worker, and additional community resources. Please book your appointment with Andrea here or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Note: This is NOT where to schedule a CalFresh Application Appointment; for CalFresh, please visit here)
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 on Tuesdays & Wednesdays between 10am-12pm with our Campus Social Worker, Peter Thach! Book your consultation at: calendly.com/peter-fresh During Spring Quarter 2020, consultations will happen digitally via Zoom Conferencing.
Learn more about UCI’s FRESH Hub here.
CalFresh Walk-in assistance at SSI (first come-first serve basis)
Hours and location vary by quarter
You are also welcome to visit any of our CalFresh walk-in sites on campus.
4079 Mesa Rd.
Office of Campus Social Work
The Office of Campus Social Work supports UCI students during situations and crises that may be impacting their personal and academic well-being through short-term resource referrals and long-term case management. Services are available to the entire UCI community at no cost.
Learn more about these services here.
By appointment only. Referral by faculty or staff member required.
Phone: (949) 824-0101
UCI Student Health Center
The SHC provides medical, mental health and wellness services to all registered UC Irvine students, regardless of insurance coverage. Most services are provided through scheduled appointments. However, walk-in and same day appointments for more urgent needs are also available.
Learn more about the SHC here.
501 Student Health
Phone: (949) 824-5301/ Dental: (949) 824-5307 / Insurance: (949) 824-2388
Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion
The Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion empowers students to make informed decisions to support individual health and a healthy campus environment. The Center provides comprehensive programs and coordinated services to: build awareness through assessment and goal-setting, create balance by taking a wellness-based approach to health, develop healthy and sustainable habits, take pride in achieving your personal best, and inspire community by leading fellow Anteaters to be healthy.
Learn more about the Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion here.
G319 Student Center
(3rd floor, near Ring Road entrance)
Anteater Recreation Center
The ARC serves as an integral part of university life by offering diverse sports, recreational and fitness activities that are fun, vigorous, healthy and conducive to personal wellness. The ARC supports UCI’s academic mission by creating a climate that motivates individuals to embrace a healthy lifestyle, build social communities and develop leadership opportunities that contribute to anteater pride.
Learn more about the ARC here.
680 California Ave
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: (949) 824-5346
UCI Be Well
As part of UC Irvine’s commitment to helping all members of our community prioritize mental health and personal wellness, UCI Be Well offers a tool for searching UCI wellness programs and initiatives for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff in areas of emotional, physical, academic, social, cultural, career, financial, sexual, environmental, and spiritual wellness.
From workshops and programs to counseling and basic needs support, UCI Be Well combines a vast array of available campus resources here.