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Century counselors have created an online resource to help students find help with basic needs such as housing, local food shelves and soon clothing.

Visit www.century.edu on the right side of the screen click on “Questions? Ask Century”


Personal Counseling Services
Century College West Campus Room W2410

Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM



Academic Resources

The East Academic Support Center (EASC) located on the East Campus in room E2542, and provides: space for studying, access to computers and a printer, supportive, helpful staff to help with questions, connections to resources, and peer tutoring.

Quick Stop Hours

Wednesdays 11AM to 1PM

Students can use Quick Stop Hours when they have specific concerns to address with an advisor.  Although these meetings are limited to 10-15 minutes, the advisor on duty will work with students to arrange follow-up services as needed.

Career Services

1st & 3rd Wednesdays 9AM to 11AM

Individual Appointments

Students can stop by the EASC to schedule an appointment with a Career and Technical Education Specialist.  This can be a good way for students to get started with resolving bigger questions/concerns.

East Campus GPS Workshops

In addition to GPS workshops offered on West Campus, we also have some on the East Campus. Stop by for details.

Accommodated Testing

Students with disabilities who are registered with Access Services can use the center for test accommodations.

Contact Raquel Gudiel: 651.779.3310 email: raquel.gudiel@century.edu


Resources for Student-Parents

Student Parent Center

Century College East Campus Room E2261

A family–friendly study space with a microwave, computers, and supplies for children.  Programming and resources geared toward the unique challenges of student parents.

Monday-Thursday 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Friday Times vary

For more information:
Anne Turnbull: 651-773-1785
Katie Vadnais: 651-779-3274


Busy Bees: On-campus child care

Toilet trained children aged 33 months to 11 years may be enrolled for full-time or hourly care.

Drop-in care is also an option, space permitting




Personal and Health Resources

Health Services

Staffed with registered nurses and offers a variety of free services to students. A doctor is available for students at no charge on Wednesdays.

Located in E2232

Hours (during the school year):
Monday through Friday, 8AM to 2PM
Doctor on Wednesdays 9AM to 12PM


Health Care Insurance

If you and your family do not have health insurance coverage, are underinsured or need to renew coverage, ask for a health insurance referral at any of the following:

Counseling and Advising Center West Campus, Room W2410 651-779-3285
Student Health Service East Campus, Room E2232, 651-779-3954


Dental Clinic:

Free or low-cost cleaning, x-rays, sealants, and fluoride treatments.

Call 651-779-5787 for more information



Cosmetology/ Hair Salon
Century College East Campus Room E3375

Discounted haircuts, facials, manicures, pedicures, foils, colors, perms and much more.

Monday – Friday 7:45 AM – 2:30 PM



Food Assistance

Century College Food Pantry ~ West Campus Room W1010


All current students are eligible to use the Food Pantry.  Offering snacks and light meals. Students can come to the Food Pantry up to twice per month.  All they need is either a student ID card or student ID number.


Monday: 10AM to 12PM and 1PM to 6PM

Tuesday: 11 am – 4 pm

Wednesday: 10AM to 12PM and 1PM to 6PM

Thursday: 10AM to 4PM

Friday: 12PM to 5PM

Contact: Justin.martin@century.edu and www.century.edu/studentlife/foodpantry.aspx


For a complete list of food shelves in Minnesota by zip code please visit: www.hungersolutions.org/map. Before you go to a food shelf, its best to call and confirm hours and availability.


Off Campus Resources

Bee Hive

Assistance with gas and electric bills for St. Paul residents.



Ramsey County Assistance Programs

Energy assistance as well as many other financial assistance programs.



The Salvation Army – Stay Warm Minnesota

Resources to help you manage energy costs.



Washington County Assistance Programs

Energy assistance as well as many other financial assistance programs.



Housing (Emergency and Transitional)

 Century Counselors are available to assist you search for housing as well as to offer you support in other areas of your life that may be affected by a housing crisis; call 651-779-3285 for assistance.


211 United Way

Search online by zip code for affordable housing, emergency shelter, transitional housing, housing expense assistance, and housing counseling

651-291-0211 or toll-free 1-800-543-7709


Ramsey County

All intakes for families needing emergency shelter in Ramsey County need to go through Coordinated Access for Families:

All intakes for individuals needing emergency shelter in Ramsey County can go through the Dorothy Day Center:

Financial assistance programs for residents in Ramsey County
Washington County

All intakes for individuals and families needing emergency shelter in Washington County need to go through the housing intake coordinator:
Programs and financial assistance available to residents in Washington County


YWCA St. Paul
375 Selby Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102

Housing and Supportive Services; Provides affordable and housing-related services for homeless women, children, and families; Empowers families to stabilize their lives and build new skills.





Asian Women United 

Minnesota Domestic Shelter

Support and care for victims of domestic violence; Legal and financial advocacy; A 24-hour multilingual help line; Employment assistance.




Canvas Health—Homeless Youth Program
Must be a resident of Washington County
Serves youth ages 16-21 who are either homeless or living in places not meant for housing and helps them develop a stable housing plan.




Family Place
244 Tenth Street East, Saint Paul, MN 55101

Only day shelter for families in Ramsey County with Children. Must be referred through Coordinated Access for Families:  615-215-2262




Two metro-area domestic violence shelters, affordable transitional apartments, and family & children’s advocacy.

24 hour crisis and resource line



Union Gospel Mission
The Bethel Hotel –Men’s Shelter

88 emergency shelter beds for men; Fee of $6.00 per night; $3.00 weekly locker fee.



Women’s Advocates, Inc.
St. Paul

Emergency shelter for women and children; Average stay is three to four weeks; Assistance with finding affordable housing; Support groups for women and children; Child care assistance.