Holistic Fund

What is the Holistic Fund?

The Basic Needs Holistic Fund is a centralized entry point for all UC Berkeley students to apply for emergency financial support. The fund is a collaboration between the UCB Basic Needs Center, Financial Aid & Scholarships Office, Graduate Division, Graduate Assembly, and ASUC Student Advocate's Office. 

Undergraduate, graduate, international, and undocumented students are eligible and welcome to apply.

What does the holistic fund include?

  1. Rental Assistance

  2. Food Assistance

  3. Housing Security Deposit

  4. Medical & Mental Health Expenses

  5. Emergency Needs for Students with Dependents

  6. Technology

  7. Other Emergency Cost of Living Expenses

Tuition and fees can not be covered by the holistic fund