Food Pantry

food pantry shelves

Welcome to the Food Pantry!

The Food Pantry is an emergency food relief supply for all UC Berkeley students (undergraduate and graduate), staff, visiting scholars, postdocs, and faculty. We are usually located in BNorth, the lower level of MLK Student Union (Room 68). However, due to COVID-19 guidelines, we are currently based in the 1st floor of the MLK Student Union.

We offer items such as rice, pasta, milk, cereal, freezer items, and fresh produce!

Students and staff are welcome to take as much as needed whenever needed while being mindful that it is a shared community resource for emergencies. 

The Pantry operates on a self-assessed need basis. There are no eligibility requirements and all you need is your Cal ID.

Questions? Contact us at foodpantry@berkeley.edu

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Come Say Hello!

Arrow pointing to Basic Needs Center Location in Lower Level of MLK Student Union

We are currently on the 1st floor of the ASUC MLK Jr. Student Union, located at 2495 Bancroft Way.

Pantry Hours

To prioritize the safety of our community, we have converted to a minimized contact grocery bag food distribution located on the 1st floor of MLK Student Union.

Hours

RRR Week of May 2nd-8th

Sunday & Monday: closed

Tuesday: 12pm-6pm

Wednesday: 7:30am-2:30pm

Thursday: 12pm-6pm

Friday: 11am-2pm

Saturday: 11am-2pm

Finals Week of May 9th-15th

Sunday & Monday: closed

Tuesday: 12pm-6pm

Wednesday: 7:30am-2:30pm

Thursday: 12pm-3pm

Friday: 11am-2pm

Saturday: 11am-2pm

If you are immunocompromised or face other barriers leaving your home in order to access our pantry, please fill out this Emergency Food Resource Delivery form to receive food assistance.

We will be closed starting on Sunday, May 16th for 2 weeks to give our student and staff team a break. This includes our grocery delivery program. The pantry will re-open on Tuesday June 1st and grocery delivery will resume the following week. Please stay tuned for our updated Summer Open Hours!