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The CalFresh program increases an individual's food budget by issuing eligible individuals grocery benefits that can be used at a variety of grocery and convenience stores in the area. CalFresh advocates are available on campus to assist with the application process.

Work-Study Program

Work-Study is a need-based form of Financial Aid that is earned through on or off-campus employment and received in the form of a paycheck. To find out for information about eligibility requirements and other forms of Financial Aid, please click here.

Financial Crisis Team

The UCSB Financial Crisis Response Team exists to assist students who are facing a financial crisis or urgent financial need. In order to apply for emergency funding, please email FinancialCrisis@sa.ucsb.edu. Within 1-2 days a Financial Advisor will reach out to assist you.

Community Financial Fund

The Community Financial Fund is a program that offers financial assistance to the student community, as well as other services including a grant program and financial literacy workshops.