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Marauder Basic Needs

Mission Statement

The Basic Needs Committee’s mission is to help Antelope Valley College students access on-campus and community resources to maximize student success in achieving educational goals. The committee strives to connect students with resources available, both on-campus and in the community that will address students’ basic needs so they can remain focused on education. The committee actively builds linkages and collaboration with partner agencies in the community that can help students meet their basic needs. Lastly, the committee seeks to promote awareness of resources to all students, faculty and staff.

We have moved! Please visit us in our new location (T100)

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To contact us please email or call 661-722-6685.

Apply here:

Fall 2023 Basic Needs Application

If you are getting an error message with the form your device (computer/phone) is remembering a non-AVC email address. Logout of that google account and using your AVC email you will be able to complete the form. 

The Basic Needs Application is where you apply for the following resources/programs:

  • Food

    • Marauder Marketplace

  • Housing

    • AVC referrals to housing programs

  • Transportation

    • Semester Bus Pass (AVTA and/or Kern)

    • Kern Transit is currently free for students through June 2024!

    • One-time Gas Card Support

  • Mental Health

  • Family Resource Center

    • AVC students who have dependent children in their care can received items such as: Diapers, Wipes, Clothing, Baby Food, Shampoo/Soap, Toys, Books, etc. 

    • AVC Child Development Center

  • Physical Health (Vouchers)

    • Vision (Eye exam and lenses/frames if prescribed by Wallis Family Eyecare)

    • Dental (x-rays, oral exam, and dental cleaning with Valley Wide Dental)

    • In-person Medical (Summit Urgent Care)

  • Hygiene

    • Campus Showers

  • Clothing and Laundry

    • Laundry Card

  • Technology

    • WiFi Hotspot Loan

    • Computer Loan