Seahawk Outreach Services (SOS)

The Mission of Seahawk Outreach Services (SOS) is to provide wrap-around services and holistic support to students by connecting them to key campus resources and referring them to community organizations. The goal of SOS is to help reduce food and housing insecurities, stress/mental health challenges, homelessness, and financial obstacles among our student population.

Need Help?

Click here to go to the SOS tile to answer a few questions to learn what community programs you may qualify for than someone from SOS will contact you. Please look below for all of the other programs offered by Seahawk Outreach Services. | 954-201-4SOS (4767)

The Food and Hygiene Items Distribution Program and Seahawk Marketplace, Free Food Pantry provide food (including fresh fruits and vegetables) and hygiene items to Broward College students in need.

If you would like to apply for the distribution program, please complete the request form below. If you are selected, you will receive an email confirming your pickup date(s), and instructions to follow on distribution day.

This is a drive-thru event. If you do not have transportation, please indicate this on the request form and a team member will contact you regarding a free Lyft ride (first-come, first-served until funds are exhausted-must be currently enrolled or have been enrolled in the past two semesters).

Distribution Program Request

Seahawk Marketplace

Community Food Bank Programs

Broward College has partnered with Lyft to assist students that are experiencing transportation challenges. Eligible students can receive Lyft ride credits that will be accessible through their Lyft mobile app.

Please be advised there is a limited number of codes for each month/semester and eligible students will be provided Lyft codes on a first come first serve basis. Students will be notified via Broward College email.

Lyft Ride Application

For more information about the program visit the Broward College Lyft Ride Program site.

Broward College has a limited supply of loaner laptops, and they will be issued to eligible students on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you would like to borrow a laptop, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Be enrolled in a degree-seeking program
  • Be registered and have classes paid for (or have set up a Nelnet payment plan) prior to your request
  • Be a Broward UP student PRE-APPROVED by a case manager.

Note: Continuing Education, Non-degree, Non-credit, and Dual Enrollment Students are NOT eligible

If you meet the above criteria and would like to request a laptop or webcam, use the appropriate link below to apply. If you have any further questions or concerns, please email us at

Please note: college-issued laptops have built-in webcams, you only need to fill out the webcam request if you have your own computer that does not already have one built in.

Loaner Laptop Application

Loaner Webcam Application

As a student, you are entitled to receive during a 12-month period:

  • 6 FREE sessions with a therapist
  • 4 FREE sessions with a psychiatrist
  • Additional sessions can be arranged as needed and/or based on a payment sliding scale

Students can contact the office by:

  • Calling 954-424-6916 to make a virtual/phone appointment or after hours if in a crisis
  • Register and someone will reach out to you soon with assistance

Henderson Student Counseling Resources


  • Resiliency Training
  • How to Develop Healthy Habits
  • Exercise
  • Change to Expect in the First Year of College
  • Studying with Music

For more information visit the Henderson Student Counseling Services website.

Mental Health and Wellness

StudentLingo is a series of interactive on-demand video workshops, action plans, and valuable resources focused on helping students achieve their academic, personal, and career goals.

  • Learning to Learn
  • Personal Management
  • Academic & Career Exploration
  • Online Learning
  • Reading & Writing Strategies

Visit | Watch

Attention Parenting Students

To apply for Professional Judgment/Special Considerations

  1. visit the Financial Aid Forms page
  2. click the Special Circumstances tab
  3. under 2021-2022 Forms, complete the Request for Cost of Attendance Increase form due to childcare expenses and any other Cost of Attendance request

For further questions please call the Financial Aid department at 954-201-2330 for any additional information. To speak with someone, sign in to Qless Line.

Higher Education Relief Funds

Available intermittently and until funds are exhausted. Please check back while we await availability.

For students experiencing housing insecurities: