Guide to Building an Effective College Student Basic Needs Webpage

Guide to Building an Effective College Student Basic Needs Webpage

A basic needs resource webpage is a powerful tool that can help raise awareness of, and connect students with, existing resources. Findings from the #RealCollege survey indicate that only 30% of students who experienced basic needs insecurity during the pandemic accessed campus basic needs supports, 51% did not know supports were available.

This guide outlines recommendations to create an informative, inviting, and responsive basic needs webpage along with best practices to elevate its visibility among students and other members of the campus community.