Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

The University of Maryland Campus Pantry’s mission is to alleviate food hardship among UMD-College Park students, faculty and staff by providing emergency food to University of Maryland College Park students, faculty, and staff in need.

Vision

Eliminate food hardship at the UMD College Park campus.

Specific Objectives

  • Creating a safe space to distribute good quality and nutritious emergency food to current UMD-College Park students, faculty and staff.
  • Creating and promoting a space on campus dedicated to food donation collection.
  • Collecting good quality and nutritious food items (donations) that may otherwise go to waste to enhance sustainability initiatives on campus.
  • Raising awareness around hunger issues, especially as experienced by low-income college students.
  • Encouraging student engagement to foster a sense of community, volunteerism and service to peers on campus.

Schedule

Fall 2016 Calendar

    • Friday, Sep 16, 12-3 pm
    • Thursday, Sep 22, 3-6 pm
    • Friday, Sep 30, 12-3 pm
    • Thursday, Oct 6, 3-6 pm
    • Friday, Oct 14, 12-3 pm
    • Thursday, Oct 20, 3-6 pm
    • Friday, Oct 28, 12-3 pm
    • Thursday, Nov 3, 3-6 pm
    • Friday, Nov 11, 12-3 pm
    • Thursday, Nov 17, 3-6 pm
    • Friday, Dec 2, 12-3 pm
    • Thursday, Dec 8, 3-6 pm

Individual visits by appointment. Contact 301-314-8054 or campuspantry@umd.edu with questions. Download and print a flyer. 

Pantry hours alternate between Fri 12-3 pm and Thurs 3-6 pm.
To be eligible for services you must be a current student, faculty or staff-member at UMD. Please bring your current UMD ID with you. The Campus Pantry is closed when the University of Maryland is closed. 

UMD Campus Pantry Location

University Health Center
Health Center, Heilsa Room 0143 (Ground Floor)
Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742

Health Center Map

Lend a Hand

Intern with the Pantry
We are currently accepting applications for Campus Pantry interns for the Fall 2016 semester. Interns will work approximately 10 hours per week to reach a total of 120 hours. Interns will be required to work during Campus Pantry operating hours, including donation and food sorting shifts and food distributions. Interns will also participate in a twice-monthly seminar featuring campus and community speakers who work on food insecurity and health issues.

For more information about how to apply, click here. Application materials should be submitted to campuspantry@umd.edu by August 1, 2016.

Host a Food Drive

Organizing food drives in your residence halls, clubs, organizations, or offices is a great way to help those in need in our community. If you would like to host a food drive or have any questions or concerns regarding the logistics, please contact us at campuspantry@umd.edu or 301.314.8054.

Contact Us

Name Title Phone Number Email
Campus Pantry 301.314.8054 campuspantry@umd.edu
Allison Lilly Sustainability and Wellness Coordinator 301.314.1016 alilly@umd.edu
Jane Jakubczak Campus Dietician 301.314.8140 jjakubczak@health.umd.edu
Sarah Wilson Coordinator of Health and Wellness 301.314.1493 swilson@health.umd.edu

Campus Resources

Health and Nutrition

University Health Center

Address:          Campus Drive, Building 140

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.8184  (After Hours Nurse Line: 301.314.9386)

Website:         www.health.umd.edu

Diet Analysis Service *FREE*

Address:          Campus Drive, Building 140

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.5664

Website:         www.health.umd.edu/dietanalysis

Note:               This is a 45 minute appointment, provided free of charge, by a trained senior dietetic intern.  The Diet Analysis Service offers participants the opportunity to have ones current diet evaluated for 27 different nutrients.  The participants are instructed to keep a 2-day food record which will be entered into the diet analysis software and compared to the USDA Dietary Guidelines.

Counseling and Mental Health Services

Mental Health Service (University Health Center)

Address:          Campus Drive, Building 140

Second Floor

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.8106

Website:         www.health.umd.edu/mentalhealth/services

University Chaplains *FREE*

Address:          1101 University Chapel

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.9866

Website:         http://thestamp.umd.edu/engagement/memorial_chapel/chaplains

Notes:             Pastoral counseling, in an open and inclusive environment for many faiths and cultures.

Counseling Center *FREE*

Address:          Shoemaker Building

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.7651

Website:         www.counseling.umd.edu

UMD Help Center *FREE*

Address:          3105 South Campus Diner

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.HELP

Website:         www.counseling.umd.edu

Note:               This service is provided via phone or in-person counseling.  It can be completely anonymous.

The Psychology Clinic at the University of Maryland

Address:          Biology-Psychology Building, Suite 2114

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.405.4808

Website:         http://marylandclinicalpsychology.tumblr.com/Clinic

Note:               Fees for doctoral student therapists are based on a sliding scale, considering income and family size.  Special low rates offered to University of Maryland students, faculty, and staff.

Faculty Staff Assistance Program *FREE*

Address:          University Health Center

Campus Drive, Building 140

Ground Floor

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.8170 or 301.314.8099

Website:         www.health.umd.edu/fsap

Note:               Free counseling services provided for UMD faculty, staff, and their dependents.

Financial Services

Office of Student Financial Aid

Address:       0102 Lee Building

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.9000

Website:         www.financialaid.umd.edu

Note:               Offers a variety of emergency assistance.

FSAP’s Emergency Loan Fund

Address:          University Health Center

Campus Drive, Building 140

Ground Floor

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.8170 or 301.314.8099

Website:         www.health.umd.edu/fsap

Note:               The FSAP’s Emergency Loan Fund (FSAP-ELF) assists UMCP faculty and staff members who are experiencing a personal financial emergency and have exhausted all other avenues of support.

UMD Student Crisis Fund

Phone:             301.314.8430

Website:         http://www.crisisfund.umd.edu/index.html

Note:               The Division of Student Affairs established the UMD Student Crisis Fund in 2001 to keep students on the path to academic success during a personal and unexpected crisis. The Fund helps any currently enrolled student who faces an unanticipated emergency that requires immediate financial need.

Housing

Off-Campus Housing

Address:       0232 Stamp Student Union

College Park, MD 20742

Phone:             301.314.3645

Website:         http://www.och.umd.edu/

Note:               The mission of Off-Campus Housing Services at the University of Maryland is to support members of the UM community in making well-informed decisions that enable them to enjoy a positive off-campus living experience.