Student Support

Food Security Programs


What is Food Security?

SMC’s Office of Student Life along with the Associated Students Board of Directors have led the way in developing programs that directly provide nutritious food and resources to students. Student success is largely impacted by health and nutrition, and we recognize the challenge many of our students face accessing affordable and nutritious food. Santa Monica College offers several programs to address nutritional needs by providing free food through our Drive-Thru Food Bank program, delivering freshly made meals through the Meal Project and referrals to other resources such as CAL Fresh benefits and community food banks. Food security programs and events are supported by the Associated Students, Student Health Services, and the SMC Foundation.

Food Resources at SMC