In March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic struck American higher education. Colleges closed campuses, students lost jobs, and emergency resources failed to meet the demands caused by the crisis. This report examines the pandemic’s impact on students, from their basic needs security to their well-being, as indicated by employment status, academic engagement, and mental health.
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Goldrick-Rab, Sara; Coca, Vanessa; Kienzl, Gregory; Welton, Carrie R.; Dahl, Sonja; and Magnelia, Sarah, "#RealCollege During the Pandemic: New Evidence on Basic Needs Insecurity and Student Well-Being" (2020). Rebuilding the Launchpad: Serving Students During Covid Resource Library. 5.