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Campus Food Pantry Program

The Office of the Dean of Students aims to develop and sustain an innovative campus food pantry program for Boise State students facing food insecurity, offering nourishing and cost-effective meal and snack options as well as nutritional guidance and education.

Location: Office of the Dean of Students (Campus School, Suite 120)
Hours: University Business Hours – 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday

All students welcome! Just bring your student ID card.

We are so thankful to be a part of such a generous community. If you are interested and able, our pantry could use these donated products. To ensure quality of product, please be sure that donated items are new and unopened.

Answers to common questions can be found by clicking the Pantry FAQs.

For monetary donations, please click the button titled “Financial Donations” to be routed to the donation form.



For questions, please call the Office of the Dean of Students at (208) 426-1527 or email

Meal Assistance Program

In partnership with Campus Services and Aramark, the Meal Assistance Program provides no-cost meals to Boise State students facing food insecurity. Recipients will receive 10 meal swipes to be used within a two-month timeframe.

Learn more about how to apply for the Meal Assistance Program

Student Emergency Fund

The Student Emergency Fund provides financial assistance to Boise State University students who are in danger from withdrawing due to unanticipated, temporary financial hardships resulting from emergency or crisis situations (e.g., accident, illness, death of a family member).
Learn more about how to apply for the Student Emergency Fund