Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information - CAMPUS CLOSED: Summer 2020 in-person and hybrid courses have been moved online. Online/distance classes are continuing as scheduled. Students should log in to Canvas to access their courses. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.  Maricopa Coronavirus Website  |  Sign up for Rave Alerts  |  Need EMCC Help Now?  |  Log in to Canvas

When You Need Help

Sometimes major obstacles in life get in the way of our academic success and educational plans. Student often are stopped by transportation, housing or food needs.

Special Event for Students

Maricopa Community Colleges and Department of Economic Security are partnering to provide students with information for food assistance, medical resources, and financial aid.

These events will occur August 12-15 and August 19-22, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will provide the following services:

Nutrition Assistance

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as “Food Stamps”) provides assistance for individuals and families through monthly benefits, so they can purchase nutritious foods and stay healthy.

Medical Assistance, or Medicaid

Medicaid is the state medical assistance program for low-income individuals and families.

Cash Assistance

Cash Assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides temporary cash benefits and supportive services to the neediest of Arizona’s families.

MyMaricopa Basic Needs:

This link provides information on resources for food, housing and shelter, personal safety, childcare/after school/youth programs, transportation, paying for school, AZ211, and articles and reports.

Lion’s Exchange Student Clothing Boutique:

The Lion Exchange provides gently used clothing at no cost for EMCC students.

EMCC Student Food Pantry:

The EMCC Student Food Pantry, located in the Student Union, is available to service current EMCC students in need.


Personal counseling is available to address issues in order for you to be successful in your academics. We can also assist you with time management, stress management, anxiety, and balancing the demands of work, school and family. Crisis counseling is also available.