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Cal State LA Food Pantry

Cal State LA Fall 2021 Food Pantry Program 

The Cal State LA Food Pantry, in partnership with University Auxiliary Services, offers currently-enrolled students a pre-filled bag of groceries every week for pick-up. The resource is limited to the first 200 students who sign up. Students who are interested, must:

  • Sign up each week during the service period, August 23 until December 9.
  • Schedule a pick-up time. Pick-ups will be at the UClub Togo, in the Golden Eagle Building Food Court (located between The Spot and Carl's Jr.). Please see Campus Map.

This service is provided in alignment with University, county and city COVID-19 guidelines.

Sign-Up and Pick-Up Dates

This sign-up form will be available starting on Monday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, or once it has reached 200 signups, whichever takes place first. During service weeks, you can pick up your order on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Sign up and Pick-Up Dates

Sign-Up

Pick-Up

8/31 - 9/2

9/7 - 9/9

9/6 - 9/9

9/14 - 9/16

9/13 - 9/16

9/21 - 9/23

9/20 - 9/23

9/28 - 9/30

9/27 - 9/30

10/5 - 10/7

10/4 - 10/7

10/12 - 10/14

10/11 - 10/14

10/19 - 10/21

10/18 - 10/21

10/26 - 10/28

10/25 - 28

11/2 -11/4

11/1 - 11/4

11/8 - 11/10

11/8 - 11/12

11/16 - 11/18

11/15 - 11/18

11/22 - 11/24

11/22 - 11/25

11/30 - 12/2

11/29 - 12/2

12/7 - 12/9

12/6 -12/9

12/14 - 12/16

 

Sign-Up Instructions

This resource is limited each week to the first 200 students who sign up.  

Step 1: Sign Up

Request an appointment to pick up a bag by completing the Cal State LA Food Pantry Sign-Up.

Be prepared to provide the following information: 

  • Cal State LA Email Address 
  • Full Name
  • CIN 
  • Telephone #
  • College
  • Year Level

You will be prompted to login with your student MyCalStateLA login credentials.  (Please do not use student work email addresses.)  Please provide us with a cell phone number so that we can contact you as needed for your appointment. 

Food Pantry Sign-Up

Step 2: Schedule a Pick-Up Time

Once you sign up, you will receive a confirmation message with important instructions on scheduling a pick-up time and selecting a bag that best meets your dietary restrictions.  If you missed this information, email [email protected].  If you need to cancel this booking, you can do so through email as well. 

The information provided to you for bag selection and pickup appointment will be specific to you and attached to your CIN. Please do not share this information with other students.

You will have until 12 p.m. Thursday of that same sign-up week to select your Food Pantry bag type and schedule your pick-up. 

During service weeks, you can schedule a pick up for your order on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Step 3: Pick Up

PLEASE DO NOT MISS YOUR CONFIRMED APPOINTMENT AND PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME.

You will recieve an email with specific instructions on how to pick up your bag for each of the distribution weeks. 

  • Pick-up your bag at the UClub Togo, in the Golden Eagle Building Food Court (located between The Spot and Carl's Jr.). Please see Campus Map.
  • Please wear your face covering when picking up your food pantry order. 
  • Once you're at the UClub Togo counter simply share your name and that you're there to pick up your order. 

FAQ

Who's this resource for?

This is a free resource for currently enrolled Cal State LA students only.​

What happens if I can't sign up during the sign-up period?

You can always sign up during the next period.  Any student can sign up during each of the available periods. Service is provided on a first-come-first-serve basis and is limited to the first 200 students each week. ​

Where do I go to pick up my food pantry bag?

Student can pick up their pre-filled food pantry bag at UClub Togo, in the Golden Eagle Building Food Court (located between The Spot and Carl's Jr.). Please see the Campus Map.

What if I can't pick up the bag myself? Can I have someone else do it for me?

Yes! Indicate that in the notes section and have the person provide the name of the Cal State LA student who signed up.​

What do I need to bring when I pick up my bag?

Come with a face covering on at all times and have your name ready to give to UClub Togo staff person who will provide you your bag​

What's in the bag?

Grains, proteins, fruits, vegetables and other food pantry items selected by the team at The Spot and University Auxiliary Services (UAS) catering experts. Seasonal items may be included. Vegetarian bags are also available.​

What if I have food allergies or dietary restrictions?

You can indicate that when you select your bag after receiving instructions after you've successfully signed up.

Will the Food Pantry be taking donations like they used to?

In accordance with current University and local ordinances and guidelines, the Food Pantry will be launching an online donation campaign for community members to the program.​

What about other food security resources?

In addition to the Food Pantry, the Office of the Dean of Students website also contains information about our Emergency Financial and Housing Assistance and the CalFresh Outreach Center.