Food Pantry

Overview

Food insecurity, or the lack of access to reliable and sufficient quantities of food that is affordable and with appropriate nutritional content, is something that many college and university students experience.

According to the most recent research, estimated rates of food insecurity among college students range from 20 to 40 percent.
Among these students that are identified with food insecurity,

Students that experience food insecurity often struggle with other financial stressors, such as homelessness, difficulty paying rent, mortgage or utility bills.

For students that are experiencing these concerns, their grades, academic standing and college success are often impacted.