San Jacinto College Resources

Campus Resource Guide

Food Resources

San Jacinto College Food Pantry

The San Jacinto Food pantry was established in Fall 2013 as a student run food assistance program that distributes food products to any enrolled SJC student in need. Apply for assistance in person at the Student Engagement & Activities Office, Educational Planning Counseling & Completion Center, or by dropping off a completed form at the Food Pantry drop box. You can also use the online form. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Student Engagement & Activities. Additional information can be found online at

North Campus:

Central Campus: 

South Campus: 

Maritime Campus:


San Jacinto College Food Scholarship Program

San Jacinto College offers the Food Scholarship Program in partnership with the Houston Food Bank to provide technical students pursing an Associate of Applied Technology or Occupational Certificate in their first semester of study are eligible to get free groceries while working on their certificate or degree. This program is only for eligible students attending Central or North campus. For questions or information on applying contact or


Café Meal Assistance Program

The Café Meal Assistance program is provided by Student Engagement and Activities for students who identify a need for food while on campus. The assistance represents individual meals that a student may request in the Café on SJC campuses.  The amount of meals a student is eligible for each month is based on the number of credits you are currently enrolled in. Students are provided meals in a monthly allowance and may request additional meals every 4 weeks. 


Students may request Cafe Meal Assistance by visiting the Student Engagement & Activities office. 

Central Campus- C14.100

North Campus- N12.101

South Campus- S11.115



Carl Perkins Childcare Grant

San Jacinto College offers funding for childcare assistance to eligible students pursuing an Associate of Applied Technology or Occupational Certificate. In order to qualify, you must be:

  • Enrolled in a career or technical certificate or degree program with an active degree plan.
  • Be enrolled in at least six credit hours on campus. Online, pre-requisite and/or college preparatory courses do not count.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress.

For questions or information on applying, contact



San Jacinto College and Workforce Solutions

San Jacinto College works with Workforce Solutions to provide childcare assistance to eligible students. Please visit your nearest campus Financial Aid Office to complete an application or email them at


Scholarships and Financial Assistance

San Jacinto College Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded each fall and spring semester to help San Jacinto College students pay for tuition and course related books and supplies. Scholarships are available to all SJC students in various programs of study. By completing the general application, you will be considered for all scholarships for which you meet the criteria. Only one application per student is required. Additional information on applying for a scholarship can be found at

Emergency Loans

Students may be eligible to receive an emergency short term loan to cover their registration expenses (tuition, fees, books and supplies) until their financial aid becomes available.  Additional information can be obtained from any San Jacinto College Financial Aid office.


Mental Health Counseling

San Jacinto College provides free short term counseling and resource information to any student requiring assistance. For additional information, contact Educational Planning, Counseling & Completion at any of the three campuses or by email at

Educational Planning, Counseling & Completion (Central Campus) 281-998-1650 ext. 1014

Educational Planning, Counseling & Completion (North Campus) 281-998-6150 ext. 2317

Educational Planning, Counseling & Completion (South Campus) 281-998-6150 ext. 3444

San Jacinto College also provides free online mental health screenings for all San Jacinto College students.  Mental health screenings are a quick way to determine if you or someone you care about may need to reach out to a doctor or mental health professional for an evaluation.

Students can access the free online mental health screening by clicking on the link below


San Jacinto College Coat Rack

The San Jacinto College Coat Rack is available to provide assistance to students in need with access to donated coats, sweaters, and other winter apparel.

Students can access the Coat Rack by completing the Coat Rack Request Form available in any Student Engagement and Activities Office.


Foster Care Liaisons

Foster care liaisons are located on each campus and are housed in both Financial Aid and the Educational Planning, Counseling and Completion (EPCC) offices.  The liaisons assist Foster Care alumni with transitioning to college and with applying for available benefits.  Enrolled foster care alumni are identified at the start of each semester and are assigned a case manager through EPCC. For additional information, contact