Dean of Students

Campus Food Pantry

Need help with Food Security? The Campus Food Pantry is here for you!

We are a FREE on campus resource committed to helping USM community members achieve ongoing food security and peace of mind when it comes to thinking about their next meal.CFPgraphic

Please note that the USM Campus Food Pantry is staffed by graduate and undergraduate students. While we will do our very best to be open during the times listed, there will be occasions when schedules have to change at the last minute. If you are coming from a distance or going out of your way to visit the pantry, please consider contacting us to ensure that we are open during listed hours. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Hours may vary during breaks and vacations (or due to illness), visit our Instagram for daily updates
Portland, 102 Bedford Street, end of the driveway
Summer Hours
Tuesdays 10:00am-1:00pm
Wednesdays 10:30am-3:30pm (new day!)
"Pop Up" Thursdays - check the Instagram for updates and availability

Gorham, Brooks Student Center, in UCU Den
Summer 2022 (May 1 through August 26, 2022)
Pre-order pick up only. Please fill out the form below and be in touch with us to make arrangements for a Gorham pick-up

Lewiston Auburn Campus
Open during Library hours
Plans are currently underway for a re-vamping of the LAC Food Pantry location!

Visit us on Instagram for daily updates.

We offer choose your own and pre-order bags of food! Shop during open hours or submit your order on Monday for same-week pickup.

Fill out the CFP ORDER FORM to order a bag of groceries!

Is there a cost or requirement to access the Campus Food Pantry (CFP)?
NO! We are a FREE resource! The CFP operates on a self-assessed need basis. Only a USM ID is needed.

Who can access the Campus Food Pantry?
USM Students or Community Members (faculty, staff) with a USM ID Card can access the CFP and receive food.

Where is the Campus Food Pantry?
Portland: 102 Bedford Street
Gorham: Lower Brooks Student Center
LAC: Library

What will you find at the Campus Food Pantry*?

  • Multi-Use Items: Pasta, Sauce, Condiments, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Pickles, Rice, Beans, Cereal
  • Single-Use Items: Tuna, MacNCheese, Ramen, Canned Vegetables, Soup, Instant meals & sides
  • Ready to Eat:  Apple Sauce, Fruit Cups, Crackers, Snacks, Energy Bars
  • Beverages: Coffee, Tea, Milk, Juice
  • Personal Care: Soap, Tampons, Deodorant, Dental Essentials, Hair & Skin Care products
  • Household Supplies: Food Storage, Detergent, Can Openers, Toilet Paper, and other Basics
  • Cool Zone: Yogurt, Milk, Dairy, Fruit, Vegetables, Cheese
  • Fro Zone: Meals, Meat, Veggies                                                      
    AND much more!

*All sections include dietary responsive alternatives for gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, nut-free, and others by request.

Donations:
Our wish list can be found here!

Provide Monetary Support:
Make a Gift online.

Email questions to: campusfoodpantry@maine.edu