Student Assistance

Student Assistance

Your Safety & How to Find Help

CR Police

The mission of the Police Department at College of the Redwoods is to provide a safe, secure, and healthy college environment for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. 

  • Emergency  - (707) 476- 4111 or 911
  • Eureka Office – (707) 476-4112
  • Del Norte Office – (707) 465-2311
CR Police Website

Complaint Process

Do you have a complaint about an instructor or someone employed by CR? Have you had an issue with a service or program? Did you receive a grade that you found unfair? Have you been bullied, harassed, or discriminated against? College of the Redwoods needs to know! Find help and procedures for these complaints and more. 

Student Complaint Webpage

Policies and Procedures

Redwoods Community College District is governed by a locally-elected 7 member Board of Trustees. Find all governing policies and procedures for the college at the Board of Trustees website under Policies.

District Policies Website
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Housing Assistance


Residence Halls

College of the Redwoods has two residence halls on the Eureka Main Campus providing housing for 150 students. Our residents come from all over the country and the world.  Residents have evening access to the gym, on site laundry facilities, free admission to CR events, and a 5-minute walk to classes.

Residence Halls

Off-Campus Housing

If you need assistance, or information regarding off­ campus housing, are experiencing housing insecurity (homeless, couch-surfing, etc.), please contact:

Justin Lee Fishman, Housing Liaison
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn more about our Housing Liaison
Redwoods Room & Board Scholarship

This scholarship supports students struggling to find a safe place to sleep and enough food to eat while dedicating themselves to earning an education. This program provides a renewable, semester long scholarship which includes housing in CR’s Residence Halls and a meal plan in CR’s cafeteria. CR’s Housing liaison will work with recipients to secure sustainable housing in the community.

Redwoods Room & Board Scholarship

Food Services

The Café

The CR Café  is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner serving a wide variety of cuisines for people of all tastes. There is a deli, soups, a salad bar, grill to order, and daily specials. There is also a convenience store located within the café where you can buy drinks, snacks, and sundries.

Learn More about The Café


Food Pantry (G.R.O.V.E.)

The CR Resource Center seeks to decrease stigma and empower students to achieve academic success through increasing access to services and resources in a caring community. The Resource Center provides application assistance and information on CalFresh and Medi-Cal, access to the on-campus Food Pantry, referrals to on and off-campus programs in a welcoming community space.

On and Off Campus Food Pantries

Facilities Available on Campus

24-Hour Restroom Access

The gender-neutral restroom located just outside of the Mendocino Lounge at the CR Residence Halls is now open 24-hours/day, 7days a week, including weekends and holidays, to ensure students have restroom access after business hours.

Shower Access

The women's and men's showers located in the locker rooms in the Physical Education Building are available to all students Monday through Friday, from 7:00am to 7:00pm. The locker rooms and showers are not available on weekends or holidays. Free towels are available at the CR Food Pantry and can be laundered and returned by making arrangements with Food Pantry staff.


The locker rooms in the Physical Education Building are available to be used by students. Students will need to provide their own locks. Students do not need to notify anyone once they have selected a locker or lockers, simply place your lock on the locker. You will need to remove the contents of the locker at the end of the semester so custodians can clean the insides of all of the lockers.  Locks are available at the CR Food Pantry.


Students who have found themselves without access to laundry facilities can have clothing laundered at CR. The Food Pantry has mesh laundry bags for issue to students. Place the items you would like laundered in the bag and leave at the Food Pantry.  The bag and its contents will be washed, dried and returned to the Food Pantry the next business day.

Your Health


Mental Health Counseling

College of the Redwoods also provides mental health counseling as part of the services offered at the Student Health Center.  The mental health counselor is a licensed therapist and will be available two days a week through the semester, Mondays and Fridays.  Appointments to meet with the therapist are run through the Counseling and Advising Department.  Students must meet with a counselor in general counseling who can then provide a referral to the therapist.  Counseling appointments can be made by calling (707) 476-4150 or coming by the Counseling & Advising Center window in the Student Services/Administration building.

Trauma Recovery Support Group

Peer Support Group

Evening Counseling Hours


Student Health Center

Basic health services are provided to the College of the Redwoods community through the Student Health Center on the Eureka Main Campus. Many on-campus services are free of charge and are funded by the Student Health Fees. Students are required to pay the cost of off-campus services.

On-campus services include:

  • Minor medical care for illnesses and injuries
  • Blood pressure and vision screenings
  • Physical exams
  • Immunization & testing
  • Health promotion
  • Other services provided by a Nurse Practitioner or RN

For more information: view our website, call (707) 476-4149 or stop by PE Building, room 114.

Hours vary, closed holidays.

Student Health Center

Financial Support

Financial Aid

Don't let a lack of funds keep you from reaching your goals. Learn how to make CR's already low costs even more affordable with financial aid.

Learn more about Financial Aid


The CR Foundation awarded 278 scholarships during 2017-18, awarding $141,000.  All students are encouraged to apply.  Different scholarships are awarded based on merit, need, and/or declared degree/major.

Scholarships Office


Paying Student Bills

The CR Business Office handles student accounts, student payments, student refunds, cash deposits, revolving cash, the Nelnet payment plan, and BankMobile Vibe Debit Card. For more information, call (707) 476-4126 or email

Business Office

Find Student Services

Academic Support Center (ASC)

Conveniently located in the Learning Resource Center, the ASC offers free tutoring, the EPIC program (Embedded Peer Instructional Cohort) and Placement Testing.


Provides education and training to parents who are recipients of Cash Aid/TANF

Child Development Center (CDC)

The CDC simultaneously provides a high-quality lab setting for Early Childhood Education students and enriching child care and development services in a state-of-the-art facility on the Eureka Main Campus.

Disability Services and Programs for Students

DSPS eliminates educational barriers unique to students with disabilities, provides learning support and pathways to success, empowers self-advocacy, and ensures equity, equal rights, and access under the law.


EOPS/CARE are both state-funded programs designed to provide financial assistance, support and encouragement for eligible income disadvantaged students.


Find print books in addition to over 175,000 ebooks and videos and millions of newspaper, magazine and journal articles to support college-level research. Faculty librarians are available in person or online to assist with research needs. The library also offers open-access computer work stations with internet access, Microsoft applications, Adobe photoshop and more.

Tech Help

Get help with WebAdvisor, Canvas, your student email and more.


TRiO is a federally funded program offering assistance and encouragement to low-income, first-generation students, and/or students with disabilities.

Veteran's Resource Center

The VRC supports and facilitates academic success for Active Duty Military, Veterans and Dependents attending CR through relational advising, mentorship, transitional assistance, and coordination of military and Veteran-specific resources.

Contact Us

Contact Information

Welcome Center – Student Assistance 

Housing Liaison 

Multicultural Center

President’s Office

It is the policy of College of the Redwoods not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its educational programs and its employment practices.

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