The Massachusetts Student Housing Security Pilot

Pilot Description:

Framingham State University is one of Eight Massachusetts public colleges and universities working with the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Commissioner for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth to conduct a pilot program to address student housing insecurity and homelessness.

Student Benefits:

Students accepted into the program will be eligible for on-campus housing and meals, as well as academic and social services during the spring 2020 semester and summer session.

Eligibility & Requirements:

Students must be:
  • Enrolled full-time in a public college or university participating in the pilot.
  • Degree-seeking and in good academic standing as defined by home institution.
  • Age 26 or younger.
  • Referred by campus staff or community service provider, or self-applied.
  • See application for additional information on eligibility and requirements.


Framingham State University Students interested in applying should contact Kay Kastner, Coordinator of Student Support Initiatives in the Dean of Students Office (5th Floor McCarthy Center).