Getting Started Addressing Basic Needs on Campus

December 2019

High school graduates are heading to college in smaller numbers and the completion rates of those who do continue their education are lagging. Given these trends—plus tight budgets and high costs—all colleges and universities would benefit from assuring their students’ basic needs are met head on. This practical tool takes you through the reasons for why this work will be highly cost-effective, our recommended priorities, and centralizing fundraising for and distribution of emergency aid across your institution.