UDC Fresh Produce Pantry

Please see myUDC for additional information.

ALL enrolled UDC students (CC – Van Ness – Law School)

Please bring your own reusable bag for produce, food, and/or toiletries.

Location: CAUSES –  Building 4250, Rm 2414

With the mission of leading the fight on campus against student food insecurities, our guiding principles include but are not limited to: linking students to additional resources (internally & externally), empowering students to make choices, and helping to remove barriers to retention.

We assessed need, assessed current resources, identified the gap to support students, determined space and staffing considerations, explored free/grant-funded/community resources, and opportunities for fundraising.

Semester Dates of Operation:  May 17 – August 13, 2022

     *Re – opening for fall 2022 academic sessions*Services are available as long as supplies last *All food items will vary each week UDC Van Ness, 4250 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC 20008 Second Floor, Room 2414Location: *the building with the Firebird Millennium Cafe

To access food services, each individual UDC student who would like to pick-up groceries/toiletries MUST complete and submit the UDC Fresh Produce Pantry registration form.  The form must be completed each week, as the ‘weekly code’ will change. 

To access food services, each individual UDC student wanting to pick-up groceries/toiletries MUST complete and submit the UDC Fresh Produce Pantry registration form ONCE per semester.  When the form is completed, it will take 48 – 72 Hrs. to verify and program individual student IDs with access to the pantry in Building 4250 Room 2414.   To find the current link:

1.       Log into myUDC

2.       Click the Student Information Tab/Page

3.       Click Food Pantry

To Register for the Semester, Click Here:

https://udc.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_daO9jIQvOszVPqC

After you are Registered: to be able to access the Food Pantry, you will have to have your ID card encoded at the Law School lobby. Once you are encoded, you will be able to open the door to Room 2414 with your UDC Student ID during identified days and hours onlyYou are REQUIRED to check-in upon each visit to the pantry. There is a mounted iPad on the wall next to the pantry door.  YOU MUST check-in BEFORE ENTERING THE PANTRY.

The rules must be followed.  Not adhering to the rules, one time, will result in suspension of access, to be determined by a case-by-case instance.

RULES:

1.       READ ALL DIRECTIONS and RULES

2.        Follow all direction and rules.

3.       Register for the current semester.

4.       You must be an enrolled UDC student for the active academic semester.

5.       Check-in at the iPad BEFORE ENTERING the pantry every time you visit.

6.       Only provide access to the pantry for yourself.

7.       Each individual is allotted TEN (10) minutes to collect items.

8.       No more than ONE person in the pantry at one time. Unless from same household. 

9.     The next person MUST wait in the hallway.

10.    Adhere to every sign displayed in the pantry

11.    Do Not take more of an item than the sign indicates; Do not Hord. Share.

12.   Leave items the way you found them, Organized and Neat.

13.   Must follow current University COVID precautions.

Hours of Operation for Self Service (Not including Holidays and University Closings):

Tuesdays    2 – 7PM

Wednesday 9AM – 12 Noon

Thursdays 11AM – 7PM

Fridays 11AM – 2PM

Additional information and cooking recipes are available at https://www.udc.edu/udc-student-food-pantry/#1596138668825-9a9a689c-f623 .

Mission

With the mission of leading the fight on campus against student food insecurities, our guiding principles include but are not limited to: linking students to additional resources (internally & externally), empowering students to make choices, and helping to remove barriers to retention.

We assessed need, assessed current resources, identified the gap to support students, determined space and staffing considerations, explored free/grant funded/community resources, and opportunities for fundraising .

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