• Photo of the top of University Center's three torches fountain, with Doak Stadium in the background

Food for Thought Pantry

The Department of Student Support and Transitions runs a food pantry for currently enrolled students who are facing food insecurity.  The pantry is partnered with Second Harvest of the Big Bend to keep the shelves and freezers stocked.  The Pantry is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday and is located in University Center A, Suite 4148.


  • The Office of Case Management provides support for students to identify immediate needs and making appropriate referrals to campus and community resources.  More information about Case Management can be found here: https://dsst.fsu.edu/cms
  • 2-1-1 Big Bend is a service dedicated to finding assistance within the city of Tallahassee and neighboring cities.  They offer resources from food pantries, rental/utility assistance, to clothing/household goods: https://www.211bigbend.org/
  • Second Harvest of the Big Bend supports the community through food and nutritional resources.  A current list of available Food Pantries in the Big Bend/Tallahassee area can be found here: https://fightinghunger.org/find-a-food-pantry/

Donations of non-perishable food items are much appreciated, as are cash or gift card donations. For more information, contact the Department of Student Support and Transitions at 644.2428!

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Wish List

  • Canned tuna
  • Other canned meats
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Granola Bars
  • Dry cereal
  • Shelf-stable milk (boxed or canned)
  • Almond milk 
  • Peanut butter
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Rice
  • Dried Beans
  • Canned diced tomatoes
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Spices (salt, pepper, onion, garlic, basil, oregano, etc.)