COVID-19 Emergency Student Support Fund

Oxnard College Student Support Fund

 

The Oxnard College Foundation has partnered with Academic Senate, Classified Senate, and Associated Student Government to create a COVID-19 Emergency Student Support Fund. These are unprecedented circumstances, and college students are facing tremendous hardships. This fund will provide resources and financial assistance to current Oxnard College students affected by the pandemic. By supporting this cause, 100% of your donation will be helping people in your community to get through the current crisis.

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100% of your donation will go to the Student Support Fund, and Oxnard College Foundation will match your donation, dollar for dollar up to $20,000! We are grateful to all of our donors, as every dollar makes a difference. We are all in this together!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • 16% of students who responded in the survey reported unstable living conditions
  • 31% of students who responded in the survey reported food source insecurities
  • 51% of students who responded in the survey reported their income has decreased as a result of the crisis
  • 46% of students who responded in the survey reported a lack of access to reliable technology - reliable internet and/or digital devices

Data reported from "California Community Colleges COVID-19 Student Impact Survey"

 

Due to this pandemic, my mom was laid off from her job. Being the only working body in the house, I have now picked up all the bills for my household. I'm 21 years old living with my mother, younger brother, and younger sister. My mom is doing her best with what she has, but I'm here to fill in all the gaps.

- Oxnard College Student

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Student Support Fund - FAQ and How You Can Help

I live with my 89 year old grandma who is suffering from dementia and cannot be left unattended. We had a CNA come while I was at work or school, but once the pandemic hit, their services were no longer available. I quit my job to take care of her while striving to keep up with my academics. Financial hardship is the brunt of our issues, as I cannot even do my side job for Lyft. The lack of protective gear is also difficult.

- Oxnard College Student

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I used to work at a middle school as a paraprofessional and Avid tutor, but we stopped working when the schools were shut down. I won't get my job back since schools are closed for the remainder of the school year, and this was my only source of income. I'm glad I saved up over the year for CSUN, but will now have to spend that money for household expenses.

- Oxnard College Student

Student Lounge building on Oxnard College campus
  • Oxnard College Classified staff and ASG organizing food baskets for students in need
    Oxnard College Classified staff and ASG organizing food baskets for students in need
  • Oxnard College personnel assisting students with drive-thru services
    Oxnard College faculty and staff assisting students with drive-thru services
  • Oxnard College ASG assisting with food drive
    Oxnard College faculty and staff assisting with food drive for students.
  • Oxnard College female staff holding cake
    Oxnard College Classified staff assisting with food drive
  • Oxnard College students assisting fellow students in food pantry
    Oxnard College food pantry regularly assists students in need