Some colleges may have to close their satellite campuses as a result of endowment funding losses caused by the recession. At the same time, a bad economy often means college enrollments increase as undergrads who can’t find jobs return to grad school and laid-off workers go back to college to learn new skills and earn new degrees.
On your campus, these trends may mean it's becoming harder to find student housing or jobs. Perhaps you've lost your own job or had your hours cut. Or maybe this has happened to a roommate, and now you are all struggling to pay your rent. The articles below can help you find ways to cope with these situations.