Resources for Students in Need Over the Holidays Published: December 15, 2015 By: Andy Sohn Winter break is almost here. For those of you who are unable to go home for the holidays and have limited resources here are some options for you. During the holiday break, a list compiled by University Health Services and the Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence, the 2015 winter break resource list, provides information on low-cost grocery options and eat-out meals, free meals in the community, and UC Berkeley Food Pantry and Cal Dining hours. If you have no funds for food, an important deadline is approaching. To apply for a 60-day interest-free loan from the Financial Aid Office before the deadline this Friday, Dec. 18 at 2 pm. The loan can be processed in an hour.