The Food Pantry is a free service available for any student, staff, or faculty member at the University of Iowa. 

Finals Week Hours

The East Pantry will be open during finals week (May 9 - May 13) on Tuesday 4-6pm, Wednesday 11am-1pm and 4-6pm, and Thursday 11am-1pm. Please take this into account when shopping between May 9 and May 13. The West Pantry will be closed during this week.

The Food Pantry will be CLOSED from May 16 - May 20. The East Pantry will reopen with summer hours on May 25.

East Pantry location (278 IMU)

The East Pantry is located on the second floor of the Iowa Memorial Union in room 278. For Summer 2022, the East Pantry is open on Wednesdays 11am-6pm, and Thursdays 1-4pm. To shop at the pantry, bring your University ID and your reusable bags to room 278 of the IMU during open hours. The entrance to the pantry is located in the Student Activities Center on the second floor.

Pictured: a map of the second floor of the IMU. The Food Pantry is indicated with a black arrow.

West Pantry location (Pride Alliance Center)

The West Pantry is located on the second floor of the Pride Alliance Center. The West Pantry will be CLOSED during Summer 2022.


Want to know what to expect once in the Pantry? Check out our Food Pantry at Iowa Overview & Tour video on YouTube!

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If you have any questions or concerns about using the pantry or need help getting there on the day of shopping, please email or call 319-335-1162 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm.

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