Community Hub

The Community Hub at SUNY Adirondack was established to identify and meet the non-academic needs of our students.

The goal of the Hub is to provide a seamless link to community and on campus resources, and address the barriers that may get in the way of our students success.

We want our students to reach their educational goals at SUNY Adirondack and beyond!

The Community Hub provides confidential one-on-one support to its students. Free referral services include:

  • Securing health insurance
  • Food assistance
  • Transportation needs
  • Counseling: family and individual
  • Drug and alcohol counseling
  • Tax preparation
  •  SUNY CARES
  • Access to professional clothes closet (free of charge) and more!

Students can walk-in, call or make an appointment via Community Hub Referral form located on Student Banner OR by calling 518.743.2200, ext.  2449.

Our office is located in the Student Center, inside of the Student Affairs office, room 212.

Request services HERE.


Community Hub Food Source

The Community Hub Food Source pantry will be located in the Student Center, room 213A. The Food Source is part of the Community Hub and is a place where all students can feel welcomed, comfortable and empowered. The Food Source is a place of community, where you can get food freely, without judgment.

Hours of Operation

M,W: 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Th: 1-4 p.m.

  1. Where does your initial funding come from?
  • Funding comes from our Community Schools grant which also funds the Community Hub.

 

  1. What is the Community Hub Food Source pantry purpose on campus?
  • The purpose is to ensure food security to SUNY Adirondack students.
     
  1. How does a student go about receiving food from The Food Source?
  • During our regular hours of operation, any SUNY Adirondack student can come in and take what they need. There is no limit to the amount of food an individual can take or how often they may use the pantry.  We just ask that they be mindful and considerate of others that need food as well.
     
  1. What type of food does your Food Source pantry offer? Dos your pantry offer toiletries?
  • The Food Source provides non-perishable foods items such as: pasta, sauce, cereal, granola bars, ready-to-eat meals, canned fruits and vegetables, soups etc. We also have some personal care items.

 

  1. Do you require students to have a meal plan to receive food?
  • No, any SUNY Adirondack student regardless of whether or not they have a meal plan can come get food at The Community Food Source.

 

  1. Is the Food Source only for students that live on campus?
  • No, the Food Source is for all students, commuters included.

 

  1. Do students need to demonstrate need to get food items from the Food Source?
  • No, we don’t require an application nor do students need to meet a particular criteria in order to access the pantry. We just ask that you sign in with your name and banner number in order to track the number of people that come.

 

  1. How can you donate to the Food Source? Who do you typically receive donations from?
  • Donations are welcomed but not required. However, if folks would like to help, please drop off food items during food pantry operating hours. Food Source located in Student Center building- room 213(Student Affairs), or stop by Yasmin Lopez office (student center, room 212). The SUNY Adirondack Community Hub funds the Food Source.

 

  1. Does the Food Source operate during the winter, summer break or holidays?
  • The Food Source is not open during college breaks or holidays. However, the Community Hub has access to the pantry during these times, so feel free to stop by the Community Hub on campus. (Student Center building)

SUNY CARES

SUNY CARES stands for SUNY Adirondack College Acts & Responds to Emergencies of Students! We encourage our students to be aware of emergency funds that are available to SUNY Adirondack students.

Mission: SUNY CARES aims to provide assistance to students with emergency situations that are non-academically related. Such expenses include:

  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Shelter etc.

Funding for textbooks, supplies, computers or other academic needs is not authorized. Assistance may be provided through a grant or loan, depending on a student’s resources and ability to repay.

Students interested in learning more about SUNY CARES or would like to fill out an application in order to receive assistance with an emergency, please see Yasmin Lopez at the Community Hub, inside of the Student Center Building or call 518.743.2200 ext. 2449.

Professional Clothes Closet

Do you have a big interview coming up OR a big campus presentation you want to look your best for, but don’t have the right attire?

Look no further! Stop by the Community Hub to get access to our Professional Clothes Closet. You will find some new and barely worn items! See below:

  • Blouses
  • Button ups
  • Women and men dress pants
  • Dresses
  • Shoes, etc.

There are no income guidelines to get clothes from the closet.