Many Emory students are struggling with financial hardship. We hope the following Emory and non-Emory resources can be of assistance.

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BEYOND THE FOOD PANTRY: Surviving COVID-19: A #RealCollege Guide for Students
National resources for how to get money, reduce your bills, re-locate, and protect your health.
Enter your zip code and connect to resources in your community.

Resources for Immigrants during the Coronavirus Crisis
State-by-state resources for undocumented immigrant communities across the U.S.

Emory Student Hardship Fund
Provides up to $500 in funding for students for needs due to a catastrophic event. 

Emory Office of Financial Aid
Contact your financial aid advisor about changes to your financial situation and the possibility of emergency loans.

Course Hero Student Emergency Aid Fund
Relief funds for college students impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis.

Unemployment Compensation

Students who are out of work through no fault of their own may qualify for unemployment benefits in accordance with state rules, which vary by state.

Emory Food Security Form
Emory students who need access to free food should fill out this form for meal passes.               

Bread Coffeehouse
Bread offers a free Open Pantry for students at Emory who are in need. They carry fresh produce from Emory Dining, fresh bread from Rise n Dine, groceries of all types, and hygiene products. Because of COVID-19, students must email to set up an appointment. 

Atlanta Community Food Bank

Enter your zip code to find food resources throughout the U.S.

Legal Services organizations may help you negotiate rent or mortgage payments. Students in the Atlanta area may qualify for free legal services via the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation or Atlanta Legal Aid

HomeSafe Georgia
Georgia has a mortgage assistance program for homeowners who are unemployed.

In times of financial distress, making timely credit card payments can be a challenge. While there is no universal relief plan, the website Credit Karma has compiled a list of credit card issuers and any relief plan they are offering borrowers.

Emory Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
CAPS provides a variety of services to students, including some low or no cost resources. In some cases, CAPS staff are able to provide therapy services to students now residing in other states. 

The Reflect Organization Resource and Activity Guide
Includes free national mental health support resources as well as resources specific to New York and Pennsylvania.