COVID-19 Support & Resources



SF State’s COVID-19 Information for Students and Families:


SF State COVID-19 Resources:


Frequently Asked Questions During Remote Instruction:


Instructional Continuity at SF State:


Food+Shelter+Success: Assistance with addressing basic needs that include safety, food, housing, and access to mental health services:


Hope Crisis Fund: SF State has an emergency loan fund to help students manage unexpected crisis situations. Eligibility criteria and application instructions are available at:


Gator Groceries/on-campus food pantry: Visit this link to register to participate in the food pantry/food cupboard that is available for SF State students:


Free Meal Cards: Students may qualify for free on-campus meals at City Eats. Visit this link for more info.


Dean-On-Call Program: An excellent resource to assist students navigate the university and find answers to questions. They support students through four primary approaches: (1) Case management, (2) Ombuds, (3) Advocacy, (4) Referral. Their info is available at:


DREAM Resource Center Virtual Support: The Dream Resource Center is committed ot supporting students during the transition and shift in services. Students may emailing or for more info, visit:


Counseling and Psychological Services: SF State's Counseling & Psychological Services is offering phone and video appointments. Information on how to schedule an appointment is available at:


The SAFE Place: Advocacy services continue to be offered through telephone and zoom video calls. The SAFE Place provides crisis intervention, advocacy, and confidential Title IX support for Survivors dealing with past or recent incidents of sexual assault, dating or domestic violence, sexual harassment and/or stalking. More information available at:

Ethnic Studies Student Engagement Center: Advisors are working remotely to answer questions regarding the LTNS major, LTNS minor, graduation requirements, academic probation, grade forgiveness, etc. They are offering regular appointments via zoom, phone, or email. More info at:


Registrar Updates:


Financial Aid Updates:


College of Ethnic Studies COVID-19 News for Students:


AAS Department Office: We are available via email during this period of remote services. Becky Mou can be reached at


AAS Faculty: AAS faculty can be reached via email. Their email addresses should be listed on course syllabi. You may also find their email address listed in this directory.




CA Unemployment: If your employer has reduced your hours or shut down operations due to COVID-19, you may be able to file an Unemployment Insurance claim


CA Disability Insurance: If you’re unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you may be able to file a Disability Insurance claim

CA Paid Family Leave: If you’re unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you may be able to file a Paid Family Leave claim


Employment rights for undocumented workers: Information is available


The Oakland Undocumented Relief Fund (OUR Fund)provides critical support to immigrant Oakland workers who have lost their jobs and income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic:


Statewide/national resources for undocumented workers are available via this document.




San Francisco Residential Eviction Moratorium: For more information on whether you qualify for the moratorium on eviction due to non-payment of rent, please read this guidance.


Catholic Charities Access Point San Francisco: Located in the Bayview District, they provide assessment and intake services for families for entry into shelter and housing program placement. They also serve Marin and San Mateo counties. Please visit: catholiccharitiessf.orgor call (415) 430-6320.


Compass Family Services: Helps homeless families and those at risk of homelessness in San Francisco achieve housing stability, economic self-sufficiency, and well being. Provides a comprehensive range of support services designed specifically for those in distress. Please visit: or call (415) 644-0504.





Oakland Unified School District and San Francisco Unified School District (and other Bay Area school districts) will provide free meals to all children 18 and younger during the period when classes are not in session. Visit the following links for a map of sites and the latest information:  &