c Food Pantry – Western student run resource dedicated to assisting those with food insecurity

Hello! Welcome to the WOU Food Pantry.

Our mission is to help end food insecurity on college campuses. How can we help you?

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Our Services

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The Food Pantry

Free access to food for everyone, including non-students. No appointments, sign-ups, or ID checks required.

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SNAP Assistance

Students can book an appointment with us, and we can help walk you through the SNAP application process.

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Money For Meals

Students can meet with us to receive a gift card to Waremart and Campus Dining from us once per term.

Hours and Schedule


Operating hours for Summer Term

6/13/2022 – 9/19/2022

The Food Pantry schedule is dependent on volunteer availability. Most volunteers are WOU students, so we update the schedule every academic term. You can expect the schedule to be consistent within each term.

12 PM – 2 PM

2 PM – 4 PM

9 AM – 1 PM

10 AM – 4 PM

We will be closed for the following holidays:

Monday 6/20 and Monday 7/4


As of August 30th 2021 the WOU Food Pantry has moved!

We are still located in the Welcome Center but our entrance is now through the courtyard. Find us at WEL 165 right next to the interior entrance to the Mailroom/Copy Center. Parking is still available in the lot behind the building.

How to use the Food Pantry

Anyone, including students and non-students, can use our services. You don’t need to schedule an appointment, or bring any ID. Just show up during any of our operating hours, and a volunteer will assist you! You can select items without limit, and then fill out an anonymous checkout form to complete your visit!

Address: WOU Welcome Center, 345 Monmouth Ave N., Monmouth, OR 97361

Email: foodpantry@mail.wou.edu

Phone: (503) 838-9381

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