Single Stop at CU Denver connects students to local community and governmental resources (e.g. SNAP and Medicaid) that can help them overcome barriers to basic needs. Single Stop has a free online screening tool that can estimate in minutes what supplemental resources students might be eligible to receive. Our staff supports students in accessing and navigating these resources, including individualized application assistance for public benefits. If you have any questions or need help getting started, please email us.
1. Complete the Screener: Take 5-10 minutes to calculate your eligibility for supplemental resources by completing the online screener.
2. Resource Eligibility: After completing the screener, you will instantly see services you may be eligible to receive. Explore more information about each service's eligibility and application requirements.
3. Follow-Up: Receive one-on-one support from Single Stop staff to identify, navigate, and apply for resources that best meet your unique needs.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a monthly benefit program that helps low-income individuals and families purchase nutritious food so you can stay healthy and thrive. Receiving SNAP assistance frees up money normally spent on groceries to afford other essential items, like rent or college tuitionIf you are already enrolled in SNAP, you can qualify for additional educational and employment support via the SNAP to Success / Employment First program. Support services include career coaching, interview and skill-building opportunities, assistance with training/employment costs, job search assistance, and more. Contact your county’s human service department or submit a request through your Colorado PEAK account to get connected. (If you are a Denver County resident, you can apply here).
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Located on Level 3 of the Salazar Student Wellness Center in the Wellness Suite.
An emergency funding resource available to CU Denver students dealing with unanticipated events including accidents, medical or dental emergencies, natural disasters, or a need for temporary housing.
CU Denver students are allocated 10 points each week to use on food and hygiene products in the Salazar Student Wellness Center on Level 3.