Basic Needs & Wellness
Norco College is dedicated to helping students in times of need. Please scroll through our resources listed for on campus aid, as well as resources in the nearby area. If you have any questions, please reach out by phone or stop by the Student Life Office.
The Riverside Community College District and its colleges have signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. More information about the grants
to students can be accessed on our COVID-19 Funding Resources page.
Kimberly Thomas is the point person for any of Norco College's students who are experiencing homelessness, food insecurities, or financial hardships. She works closely with Student Health Services to ensure students are receiving timely help for their physical and mental health needs. Kimberly is an experienced Social Service Practitioner committed to helping adults of all ages reach their academic, personal, and professional goals as they overcome the stressors of pursuing higher education. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Services from Chapman University and her Master of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis on mental health and wellness from Grand Canyon University. Kimberly has held the position of Student Resource Specialist, as well as Part-Time Adjunct Faculty here at NC since 2018. She has worked closely with our Foster Youth, EOPS, and CARES students, while teaching general education classes at local high schools as part of the Dual Enrollment Team. Kimberly's office is located in the Engagement Center, in the Science & Technology Building, Room 107. Kim can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.