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Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$)

A guide to Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) at California State University - Dominguez Hills (CSUDH).

Food and Shelter Resources

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Course materials and textbooks are just one factor in being able to afford your education. If you're struggling to pay for food or shelter, CSUDH has resources available to help you, through the Basic Needs Initiative. Visit their website to learn about their food distribution programs, temporary emergency housing options, and how they can help refer you to local government offices and help hotlines: 

Basic Needs Initiative

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Faculty and staff can also refer students to the Basic Needs office using this form, if a student is unable to complete an aid application on their own. 

Accessibility Resources

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If you're having trouble accessing your course materials due to a disability, the Student disAbility Resource Center is here to help you. Visit their website to learn about their services, or contact their office by phone at (310) 243-3660 or by email at: 

The CSUDH Library also provides many resources, including hardware and software in our Assistive Technology lab, SensusAccess software to convert text to audio, and more. You can learn more about services we provide here, or contact Wei Ma (