The food pantry is a free service available for ANY student, staff, or faculty member at the University of Iowa. There are no financial requirements. There are two food pantry locations:

  • The east pantry is located in room 278 of the Iowa Memorial Union.
  • The west pantry is located at the Pride Alliance Center.

The food pantry is open every Tuesday (4-6 pm), Wednesday and Thursday (11-2 pm) at the east pantry for grocery shopping, and open every Sunday at the west pantry 4-6 pm. In order to access these services, it is necessary to reserve an appointment using an online sign up located on the website linked below. Links can be found below. 

Food Pantry at Iowa Website
Food Pantry at Iowa Facebook

If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please email

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