Emergency Food Request

Saitsa believes that no student should go hungry. We’re here to help. Judgement free.

Saitsa’s Emergency Food Fund is designed to support SAIT students who are experiencing food insecurity due to financial hardships. Please be prepared to answer some personal questions when completing the form; this information is collected to ensure that we can best serve your unique needs. All information collected is confidential.

We strive to process requests within 1 business day. If your request is approved, you will be contacted by Saitsa staff for further instructions and provided the following emergency supports:

  • A grocery store gift card that will provide you with food for 1 week – this can only be accessed once per academic year
  • A referral to the Calgary Food Bank – if desired
  • The option to access Saitsa’s Hygiene Bank for free personal hygiene supplies
  • Referral to SAIT’s Financial Aid Services – if desired
  • Referral to SAIT’s Counselling & Development Services – if desired

Emergency Food Fund Request

Student Information

MM slash DD slash YYYY

Statistical Information

Are you a domestic or international student?(Required)
Why are you requesting the emergency food fund?(Required)
Please select all that apply.
What is your main source of income?(Required)

Saitsa respects the confidentiality of all students. Instead of uploading documents to this form, you will be contacted directly if documents are requested.

Additional Information

300 character limit.
Including children, partners, spouses, etc.

Please Note:

You will be contacted within 1 business day regarding the status of your submission.
Terms & Conditions(Required)
1. You must be a current SAIT student with valid SAIT student ID. 2. This service can be accessed once. We can refer you to the Calgary Food Bank should you require further assistance. 3. The information in this form is used for statistical purposes only and will be kept confidential.

Health & Dental Process for Fall 2021

As of July 5, 2021; Saitsa will be accepting Health & Dental Opt-Out forms for the Fall 2021 semester. As soon as you are registered or begin self-registration for the Fall 2021 semester you are able to submit a Health & Dental Opt-Out form.

You have until July 26 to send your completed Health & Dental opt-out form to Saitsa for processing before the tuition fee deadline in order to receive Opt-Out credits before paying tuition fees. All other Health & Dental opt-outs processed after July 26 will follow SAIT’s refund policy where credit balances may be applied to future terms.

SAIT Refunds: Credit balances, for students who are registered or plan to register in a future term, will be carried forward and applied as appropriate to that future term.  Refundable balances will also be assessed at the end of the academic year for refunding. More info here.