SUU Financial, Food, and Rent Resources

Financial Resources

SUU Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Access applications for a variety of grants and scholarships, as well as tools to calculate SUU costs,

SUU Financial Wellness Office
Located in the Sharwan Smith Center, 201C. Support options include assistance applying for FAFSA, scholarships, jobs, budgeting workshops, and individual appointments. Contact them at and see resources on their webpage,

Food Resources

The campus HOPE (Helping Our People Eat) Pantry
Located inside the SUU Community Engagement Center (across the street from the Music Bldg., same street as campus housing). Open 8 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday for once per week use. Easy to use! Enter your t-number, select the food and toiletry items you need.

Iron County Care and Share
Monthly food boxes, weekly pantry pick-ups. Appointment needed, make one online, or by calling 435-586-4962.

SNAP Benefits
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) provides qualifying students food spending money loaded onto a debit-type card that you can use to purchase grocery items at stores.

Due to temporary program adjustments, you qualify for SNAP benefits if:

  • You have an SUU work study job


  • The expected family contribution (EFC) based on your FAFSA application is 0

You may also qualify based on your application, if you reside in Utah and can provide an in-state driver’s license, rental agreement, or utility bill

Apply for benefits online at

Rent Resources

Qualified individuals and households may be eligible for assistance including current rent, three months of prospective rent, past-due rent, some fees, security deposit, utilities, and internet service. Struggling renters can file their applications at