Office of Equity,
Diversity,  Inclusion,
and Community

Programs and Resources for Students

Campus Food Distribution on Tuesdays

Pop-Up Food Pantry with the University District Food Bank

  • Drive-thru or walk-up food pantry for North Seattle students, faculty, staff, and community members
  • Milk, eggs/protein, fruits, vegetables, snacks, and more are typically available
  • Tuesdays from 4:00 to 7:00pm
  • Enter campus on N 95th St and follow signs to the parking garage entrance from the East parking lot

United Way Benefits Hub DoorDash Grocery Delivery

  • A weekly box of groceries delivered through DoorDash for students who are unable to access the Tuesday Food Pantry and experiencing food insecurity.
  • Must be registered for a minimum of 3 credits during the quarter for which you receive groceries.
  • The quarterly priority registration periods open at 9:00am.
    • Summer 2024: Mon June 10 through Tues June 18
    • Autumn 2024: Mon September 9 through Tues September 17
    • Winter 2025: Mon December 23 through Tues December 31
    • Spring 2025: Mon March 23 through Tues April 1
  • Registration remains open throughout the quarter, space allowing; there is a 1-2 week processing period before deliveries begin.
  • Students are signed up in order of registration but there is a maximum of 50 spaces which renew each quarter.
  • Please complete this registration form, you will receive a confirmation email after you have been successfully registered.
  • Email BenefitsHubNSC@seattlecolleges.edu with any questions or changes

Community Resources

  • Students may be eligible for Basic Food (SNAP) benefits which provide money for groceries via an EBT card.  Learn more about this great resource and how to apply by visiting wafoodhelp.org or scheduling a Benefits Hub appointment.
  • Find emergency food resources across King County and Seattle using this online tool from the City of Seattle.
  • If you are a Running Start student, enrolled in Seattle Public Schools, there may be free or reduced-price breakfast and lunches for students.  See their website for more information.
  • Further resources for food assistance are available through the Washington Connection website.


Native Youth Council

The Office of EDIC at North Seattle College is grateful for a strong relationship with Clear Sky Native Youth Council.

Clear Sky’s mission is to collectively engage in activities and promote educational achievement for indigenous youth. Clear Sky strives to enhance tribal identities, personal and community growth and wellness.

They advocate for justice, equality and visibility in the Seattle community.

Clear Sky is part of the Urban Native Education Alliance (UNEA).

UNEA’s mission is to engage all generations to serve and empower Native youth through education, culture and tradition.


Project Baldwin

Project Baldwin is a mentoring initiative for underrepresented men of color attending Seattle Colleges to provide support, funding, structure, and mentorship for Seattle Colleges’ affinity mentorship group initiatives. Project Baldwin at North Seattle College is a collective of students, staff and faculty who connect to empower through mentorship. This is a safe and inclusive environment to develop academically, socially, and emotionally through service and leadership.

Find out more about Project Baldwin.


Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways is a systemic institutional approach focused on closing equity gaps by providing a transparent, structured educational experience for students as they meet their educational requirements toward their chosen education or career path.  Washington state has focused on grounding and growing this work through equity. Guided Pathways works in partnership with EDIC to eliminate barriers for students at North.

Learn more about Guided Pathways.

Are you a student interested in getting involved with making changes at the college? Schedule an appointment with your Pathways Navigator to find out more!

For additional information on resources for meeting your basic needs, such as housing, food and finances while in school, please go to Basic Needs Resources at North Seattle College.