Student Care Center
At this time the University has limited face-to-face operations and the Student Care Center is closed for in-person meetings and appointments. However, the SCC is here to support you and can assist you virtually at this time! Please contact the Student Care Center to discuss your needs by calling 303-615-0006, emailing us at email@example.com or by submitting a CARE Referral so that a case manager can follow up with you.
The Student Care Center opened in the Fall of 2019 and houses MSU Denver’s case management services. The Student Care Center provides holistic, non-clinical case management support to MSU Denver Students who are facing challenging life circumstances that may prevent them from otherwise pursuing their educational goal.
The Student Care Center oversees the following initiatives:
The Student Care Center provides non-clinical case management to students. Case managers do outreach on behalf of the CARE Team. CARE Referrals are meant to provide a mechanism for community members to report a student who is engaging in concerning behavior or needs additional support related to life circumstances. Case managers are available to help students work through:
- Struggling with a difficult life circumstance or health issues
- Thought of harm to self, others or locations
- Experiencing significant loss such as the death of a family member
- Victim of harassment, stalking, interpersonal violence or sexual assault
- Struggling with food and housing insecurity or any basic needs concerns
- A need for assistance with public benefits such as SNAP
If you are struggling to make ends meet, pay for groceries or afford a meal on campus, please connect with the student care center. Our phyiscal location is currently closed, however we are still currently are supporting studnts through a mobile food pantry and an e-gift card program
Case managers can assist all currently enrolled MSU Denver students who are interested in applying for an e-gift card, applying for food assistance programs (SNAP), or in exploring additional campus and community services. Students can reach out to the main phone line or main email to schedule a time to review or explore these services.
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The MSU Denver Student Emergency Retention Fund is an emergency stipend for MSU Denver students who are dealing with unanticipated and/or catastrophic life events that might otherwise cause the student to stop or pause the pursuit of their educational goals.
Stipends are usually capped at $1,000. Students can fill out an application online if they meet the criteria or they can call the Student Care Center to connect with a case manager.
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The Epic Scholars program provides academic and personal supportive services to students with experience in different systems of care (foster care, kinship care, legal guardianship, division of youth services), and students who self-identify as unaccompanied youth, emancipated minors, and independent students through the Financial Aid office.
Interested in exploring your eligibility for Government Benefits such as SNAP (food assistance), Medicaid, Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), Colorado WIC, Colorado Works (TANF)? Check out Single Stop!
Single Stop at MSU Denver is a one stop shop for students to connect to public benefits and resources that will provide additional services to assist them in their educational journey.
What is Single Stop? Single Stop at MSU Denver aims to connect students to local community and governmental resources that they may be eligible to for! Single Stop is an online screening tool that can estimate in minutes what public benefits students might be eligible to receive.