Statewide Study

The Basic Needs Project in conjunction with NM Higher Education Department and Governor Lujan Grisham’s Food Initiative are undertaking a yearlong study assessing the prevalence of basic needs insecurity across 28 of New Mexico’s public colleges and universities. The focus of the research is a survey that will be made available from Feb 15 - March 1st. This research will inform the Grand Challenge agenda.

Study Timeline

  • Sept 30, 2022 Kick off event.
  • Feb 1 - March 15th Survey distributed to all campuses.
  • May 5th, 2023 Convening: Data Reveal and Next Steps


Basic Needs Project - Event Recap from The University of New Mexico on Vimeo.