Resources for students during COVID-19

As more resources become available, we will add them to this list.
Please contact us if there is a concern that is not listed below. 

 

Community Resources

Special thanks to the ASU Department of Psychology for compiling this list. 

ASU Health Serviceshttps://eoss.asu.edu/health 

Phone for all campus locations: 480-965-3349

In the event of an emergency: Call 911

After-hours/weekends: for after-hours medical advice, call (800) 293-5775

First-Year Success Center Coaching: FYS provides peer-to-peer coaching for first-year students, transfer students, out-of-state students, and sophomores. Success coaches are currently offering Zoom coaching sessions for students. To connect with a success coach, email fys@asu.edu, call 480-965-3289 or send a message in the ASU Community Slack channel #fys-center and a member of their staff will support you. 

Free Text Books:  Thanks to the work of ASU, ASU Bookstores, Follett and RedShelf, students can access textbooks at no cost for the spring semester from the most common publishers. Instructions available here: https://uto.asu.edu/sites/default/files/accessing_no_cost_textbooks_via_redshelf.pdf 

Library Resources: https://libguides.asu.edu/continuity-library-services

UASP Online Tutoringhttps://tutoring.asu.edu/student-services/online-subject-area-tutoring     

Laid off because of the virus? https://des.az.gov/services/employment/unemployment-individual 

There is a good chance you qualify for unemployment benefits. If you are new to all of that, here are the basics in a helpful and free explainer from The New York Times.  

Local Food/Shelter Resources

TEMPE/EAST VALLEY

PHOENIX/CENTRAL

  • OneNTen (LGBTQ) (shelter, housing, connection to support services): 602‐279‐0894; https://onenten.org/ 
  • Phoenix Family Services Centers (services offered to families in crisis): 602-534-AIDE (2433)
  • St. Vincent De Paul: (food, medical, referrals and support for homeless individuals and families, serves all Maricopa County):  602-266-4673 https://www.stvincentdepaul.net/programs
  • UMOM/Tumbleweed (emergency shelter for young people in crisis): 602‐841‐5799; https://umom.org/ 

WEST

  • Glendale Neighborhood and Family Services (utility, rent, mortgage assistance): 623-930-3590

ALL MARICOPA COUNTY

  • Association of Arizona Food Banks  http://www.azfoodbanks.org/
  • Go to azfoodbanks.org and type in your zip code (right side) for the closest food banks and dining rooms. Call 211 for the most up-to-date information on a nearby food bank/community dining rooms, food pantries, infant boxes and food co-op boxes. Languages: English and Spanish 

 

Applying for Nutrition Assistance: https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/food/nutrition-assistance-formerly-food-stamp-program

Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals: https://des.az.gov/services/older-adults/healthy-living/congregate-home-delivered-meals

FoodPantries.Org  https://www.foodpantries.org/st/arizona

St. Vincent De Paul: (food, medical, referrals and support for homeless individuals and families, serves all Maricopa County):  602-266-4673 https://www.stvincentdepaul.net/programs

 

Resources for Immigrants

 Aliento: https://www.alientoaz.org/

 InformedImmigrant:  https://www.informedimmigrant.com/

undocuscholars: https://www.undocuscholars.com/

 

ONLINE RESOURCE SITES

Arizona 2-1-1:  https://211arizona.org/

Find Help Phoenix:  https://www.findhelpphx.org/

Aunt Berthahttps://www.auntbertha.com/ Search for aid/support services in your zip code. This includes, but is not limited to, food. 

Veterans National Homeless Call Center: 1‐877‐424‐3838; https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ 

Community Action Agencies

Community action agencies can help with things like utility or mortgage assistance, eviction or foreclosure prevention assistance, rental deposits, and emergency shelter. We have listed several options in Arizona, but there will likely be other resources depending on where you are currently living. 

Internet

Spectrum:1-844-488-8395

Offers students 60 days of free broadband and WiFi internet access; installation fees waived for new student households.

Wi-Fi hotspots are also open for public use. 

Storage

U-Haulhttps://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/20625/College-Students-U-Haul-Offers-30-Days-Free-Self-Storage-amid-Coronavirus-Outbreak/           

College Box: 30 days of free self-storage to college students in U.S. and Canada. 

Collegeboxes kits for free, which include 5 standard-sized boxes which will be shipped to students for free: https://www.collegeboxes.com/.        

Delivery Services

Walgreens: https://www.walgreens.com/

Offering free shipping, no minimum purchase.

Grubhub: Offering contact-free delivery, i.e., you can specify where you want your order delivered.