Follow-Up & Retention Services

Housing Grant Most Frequently Asked Questions

Where can students look for housing resources?

We have an online Housing Board through the Follow-up and Retention webpage

Is there a Fee?

No fees are required. We also have an Emergency Housing Grant available for eligible students. Please contact Robin West (Follow-up and Retention Coordinator) rowest@cabrillo.edu for more housing information.

Who is eligible for the Emergency Housing Grant?

If you are a registered student who is couch surfing, homeless, imminently homeless or in a domestic violence situation you can apply for the grant.

Do I have to pay back?

You DO NOT have to pay back the funds. The Emergency Housing Grant is a ONE TIME HEAP/CESH grant to help students who are homeless or imminently homeless with move-in costs ($2000).

How do I apply?

The 1st Step is to file a report in the Just ReportIt! System under “Report Food and Housing Security”

What's next?

You will be contacted to schedule a Zoom meeting with Robin West. The meeting is necessary to determine if this grant is a match for you. You may be asked to take an assessment, or also be referred to other agencies and resources.