Nutritious U Food Pantry

The Nutritious U food pantry is open, but with a few changes this semester. Students can complete an online food request form to pick up a bag of food. Schedule, link to food request form, and details below.

Nutritious U Food Pantry

How to Contact Us
Rebecca Leighton, advisor

Order Food Online and Pickup at the Food Pantry

The Food Pantry is located by the Theater Gallery on the first floor of the Memorial Union and is open 2-6 p.m.

Students in need can request a bag of groceries using this food pantry ordering survey.

The order form will only be active the week before each food pantry event. See the chart below for exact dates that the form will be active.

Food Pantry and Order Form Dates
Food pantry order form opens Food pantry order form closes Food Pantry is open for pickup
September 15th September 21st September 23rd
September 29th October 5th October 7th
October 13th October 19th October 21st
October 27th November 2nd November 4th
November 10th November 16th November 18th
November 24th November 30th December 2nd
December 8th December 14th December 16th

About the Nutritious U Food Pantry

The Nutritious U Food Pantry provides fresh and healthy food to students that struggle to get enough to eat.

Any student can visit the food pantry, no proof of need is needed.

Fall semester, the food pantry will be open in the Memorial Union from 2-6 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Wednesday September 23
  • Wednesday October 7
  • Wednesday October 21
  • Wednesday November 4
  • Wednesday November 18
  • Wednesday December 2
  • Wednesday December 16

About the Food

The Food Group, a local food bank, offers Nutritious U extremely discounted prices for fresh, wholesome food items. Student volunteers stock the pantry shelves with a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, grains and proteins.

Support U Students

Each month about one in four students will experience or worries about experiencing a food shortage. When you support Nutritious U, you help students struggling to get enough to eat get access to fresh, healthy food.

Please consider a gift of any amount to the Nutritious U Food Pantry through the University of Minnesota Foundation.