General Food Pantry Information

The University of San Francisco Food Pantry is a resource for currently enrolled USF undergraduate and graduate students who are experiencing food insecurity. Students are not expected to pay for the items that they take from the pantry. 

Questions about how to use the pantry? Check out our guidelines


Pantry opening dates for Spring 2024:

  • Saturday, February 3rd from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM 
  • Friday, February 16th from 2:30-4:30 PM
  • Friday, March 1st from 2:30-4:30 PM 
  • Friday, March 8th from 2:30-4:30 PM
  • Saturday, March 23rd from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM 
  • Friday, April 12th from 2:30-4:30 PM 
  • Friday, April 26th from 2:30-4:30 PM 
  • Friday, May 10th from 2:30-4:30 PM

The pantry is located in the Gleeson Library Atrium. All items are available on a first-come, first-serve basis until the supply is depleted. Please bring your own reusable bag when visiting the pantry.

If you have any questions, please email or call 415-422-4099.

Food items:

  • Beans
  • Boxed Almond Milk 
  • Canned vegetables
  • Cereal
  • Crackers
  • Oatmeal
  • Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Rice
  • Small snacks, including granola bars and popcorn
  • Applesauce
  • Soups
  • Tuna


  • Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Menstrual products (Stayfree Maxi pads and Tampax Pearl Tampons)
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste

Please note: Toiletries are not available at every pantry. Please email or call (415) 422-4099 to check availability. 

Check out a variety of recipes here

The USF Food Pantry team welcomes all patron feedback! We are working to make sure that this is a functional, equitable, and efficient experience for all patrons, and your feedback helps us with that! Please fill out this form to provide us with your thoughts! 

Thank you for your interest in supporting the USF food pantry!

We are currently accepting monetary donations for the pantry. More information on how to give can be found on our Donate to the Food Pantry page.