What can SABVC do for you?

SABVC is proud to offer a full complement of services to ease the burden on students as they pursue their post-secondary goals. 

SABVC Open Cupboards is an emergency food hamper program provided by your Students’ Association in partnership with Learner Success Services, Sodexo and thePersonal. 

Applying for Open Cupboards couldn’t be easier. Simply fill out an application form and email it along with a current class schedule and a photo of a valid student ID to

The Open Cupboards Program may only be accessed once per semester by Bow Valley learners.


SABVC members are still eligible to apply for the Open Cupboards Emergency Food Hamper program. To apply, just fill out the emergency food hamper request form on and email it to Be sure to also attach your current class schedule as well as your student ID number in the email. In lieu of non-perishable food items, SABVC will provide virtual $25 grocery Walmart gift cards. Applicants will be responsible for purchasing their own groceries with the gift card. Please note that students are eligible to access the program only once per semester.

Feminine Hygiene Products

We have FREE femine hygiene products available at our office during operating hours. They are clearly marked and easily accessible for all SA members.

Scholarships and Awards

SABVC contributes $65,000 towards scholarships for our SA members. Be sure to check back to keep up-to-date on all of the awards available to students  as they become available.

SABVC offers Health and Dental benefits through Gallivan. Click here to learn more about the benefits available to SABVC members.

Learn more about the newest service offered by SABVC through Gallivan: mylegal plan which provides students with easy and affordable access to legal counsel

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