Century’s Resource and Support Center strives to help students succeed. The goal of the Center is to connect students with a variety of community resources and services that help ease obstacles many face every day.
Some of the many services of the Resource and Support Center include food assistance, support for student parents, help in applying for scholarships, assisting with completing the Bridge to Benefits screening tool for public benefits like SNAP and Energy Assistance, and more. The Resource and Support Center is open to all Century students and we collaborate with partners to better serve a variety of students needs!
- Child care resources
- Financial management
- Food and nutrition
- Healthcare enrollment
- Legal assistance
- Mental Health Resources
- Parent Services
- Scholarships - search and apply
- Transportation resources
Students can come to the Food Pantry for nonperishable food items up to twice a month and the Food Fridge once a day while food is stocked. Food contributions largely provided by CCEFS (Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf). Students need to have their student ID card or student ID number with them. Mobile Market is available the second Tuesday of each month during fall and spring semester through a partnership with the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf and generous contributions of local community members. Referrals to community food programs are also provided.
Monday – Thursday: 9 am - 2 pm
Closed on holidays and semester breaks
View our monthly calendar with visits from our current partnerships!
Parent Services is located in the Resource and Support Center and is available to students currently enrolled at Century College with at least one child who is 12 years old or younger. Programming and resources are geared toward the unique challenges of student parents:
- Sessions on various topics that reflects student parent interests
- Opportunity to meet other student parents
- Financial and personal supportive services
- Parenting resource library
- Family friendly space
For nursing mothers, lactation rooms are available on East Campus (Health Services, E2232) and West Campus (W1203).
Woody's Clothing Closet
Students can shop for FREE for up to ten items monthly - more if they have children and/or partners. Walk-in times are listed below and appointments for other times can be made through the Resource and Support Center during open hours.
Monday: 12 am - 2 pm
Tuesday: 2 pm - 4 pm
Resource and Support Center Hours
Monday - Thursday 9am - 2pm
- Food items, nonperishable and garden produce
- Diapers, wipes, and related items
- Clothes (for the clothing closet)
- Personal hygiene items (shampoo, lotion, soap, conditioner, hand sanitizer, feminine products)
- School supplies
Donations can be dropped off at the Resource and Support Center (W1490) or email Michele Jersak to make your drop off arrangements. Financial donations can be made through the Century College Foundation - select Random Acts of Kindness/Food Pantry under Department/Program.
Michele Jersak, Counselor