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UW Food Pantry

The UW Food Pantry allows UW students, staff, and faculty to be supplied with nonperishable groceries and select fresh produce for no cost. Anyone with a Husky ID is eligible to receive support. The Pantry’s new permanent location at Poplar Hall 210 is now open with the following hours for fall quarter:

Tuesday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

During finals week and winter break, we will only be open on Thursdays from 2 – 6 p.m. We are available for drop-in appointments, please email to set up a shopping appointment. Winter quarter hours will be updated soon.

Follow our New Pantry page to get our most recent updates.


Summer: Drop-ins only. To request an appointment, please email

The Food Pantry is a member of the College and University Food Bank Alliance.

Food Security grants

The Food Security grant is available to help students meet short-term, immediate needs. The grant is a $100 allotment on a Husky card intended for emergency assistance to purchase food from a UW Housing & Food Services facility. Eligibility is limited to currently enrolled students who have exhausted other funding options, including student loans, and have completed FAFSA or WASFA. Applicants will also talk with a financial aid counselor to see how they can help address long-term food security needs. Click here for more information or to request an appointment with a counselor.

Questions about the Food Security grant: 

UW Farm Summer Produce Program


Who doesn’t love fresh vegetables and herbs that are grown locally and in a sustainable way? UW students who are on campus in the summer have the opportunity to participate in a mini-CSA program where clients receive a subsidized share of produce weekly from the Farm. The cost to participate is $5/week for 3 OR 6-week sessions. This program has ended for 2017-2018.

Harvest Hands Program

Interested in a free CSA share from the UW Farm? Volunteer!
Minimum volunteer shift is two hours. Drop-in any time during the following days and times:
Summer Volunteer Hours at UW Farm beginning June 11th!
Tuesdays, Wednesdays 10 – 2 @ CUH
Sign up to volunteer here!

Bulk Buys with The Bean Basket

The Food Co-Op is a student-run organization offering bulk buy foods for UW students at reduced cost. The Bean Basket serve non-perishable, sustainable sourced foods and is located in Hub 131K.

Off-campus resources

Within the University District and the greater-Seattle area, there are a number of food banks, housing resources, and supportive services available. Off campus resources

Questions? Email us.