Student Advocacy and Support

The University of Toledo Food Pantries provide temporary food aid to Rockets in need. 

Food pantries

Our Mission

We work to provide temporary food aid for enrolled University of Toledo students, staff, and faculty who are in need.
Our goals are to:

  • Create a sustainable resources to temporarily help meet food needs on campus
  • Provide students accessing the food pantries with additional resources to help them succeed
  • Involve additional resources and community partners to assure the sustainability of the pantries

Eligibility
All current UToledo students, staff, and faculty are eligible to use the food pantries. Please visit our eligibility page for additional information.

Food Pantries COVID-19 Response
In the interest of maintaining and encouraging good social distancing practices (6 feet apart) we're limiting one person in the pantry at the same time as our student-staff member. You are also required to wear a face covering while on campus visiting either of our food pantry locations. 

Location & Hours

Main Campus

Location: Student Union, Room 2504.
Hours:  Monday — Friday from 8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m. (check here for winter break hours) 
*The Main Campus Pantry will be closed Thursday, December 24, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021.

If you’re unable to enter the Food Pantry due to illness or any other reason, email rocketresponse@utoledo.edu, or call us at 419.530.5923. We’ll be happy to serve you curbside in the rotary drive at the Student Union.

Please be prepared to provide:

  1. Full Name
  2. Rocket Number
  3. Telephone Number
  4. Dietary Restrictions/Allergies
  5. Pick-up Time

Health Science Campus

Location: Health Education Building, Room 112.
Hours:  Monday — Friday from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
* The Health Campus Campus pantry will be closed during the thanksgiving and winter break. 

Winter break dates & hOURS

If you are staying in the Toledo area and need assistance with food security during the winter break, the University’s Main Campus  Food Pantry will be open to students, staff, and faculty. 

Main Campus Student Food Pantry Winter Break Dates:

  1. 12/7-12/11/2020 
  2. 12/14-12/18/2020
  3. 12/21-12/23/2020
  4. 1/4-1/8/2020
  5. 1/11-1/15/2020

*The Main and Health Science Campus will resume normal hours on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. 

For other questions, contact Benjamin Weiner at 419.530.5923 or benjamin.weiner@utoledo.edu in the Office of Student Advocacy and Support.

Note: Some content has been adapted from our friends & partners at Eastern Michigan University's Swoops Food Pantry*

Last Updated: 12/2/20