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 Services 

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, 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: 

Library Resources:

UASP Online Tutoring     

Laid off because of the virus? 

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



  • OneNTen (LGBTQ) (shelter, housing, connection to support services): 602‐279‐0894; 
  • 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
  • UMOM/Tumbleweed (emergency shelter for young people in crisis): 602‐841‐5799; 


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


  • Association of Arizona Food Banks
  • Go to 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:

Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals:


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

Resources for Immigrants





Arizona 2-1-1:

Find Help Phoenix:

Aunt Bertha 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; 

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. 



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. 



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:        

Delivery Services


Offering free shipping, no minimum purchase.

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