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About Us:

The CSUB Food Pantry is open to CSUB students, staff, and faculty. We are located just north of the Student Union, before reaching Parking Lot M.

The Food Pantry is guided by the CSUB Food & Housing Security Committee, the Sustainability Department, and the Executive Director of Associated Students, Inc. The project goals are to increase food security, reduce food waste, and expand nutritional offerings at CSU Bakersfield.

Due to the temporary closure of the CSUB campus, the CSUB Food Pantry will have reduced hours of operation beginning March 18th, 2020.

 Hours of Operation During Closure:

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.  10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Point System:

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Thank you for considering donating to the CSUB Food Pantry! Your gift makes a meaningful impact to our campus community!
The CSUB Food Pantry accepts:

  • non-perishable food items
  • packaged, unexpired foods
  • clean, fresh produce
  • clean or new sturdy bags for grocery shopping
  • monetary gifts in the form of:
    • a check made payable to CSUB Foundation, with CSUB Food Pantry in the memo line; checks should be addressed to: 
      CSUB Foundation
      9001 Stockdale Hwy
      Bakersfield, CA 93311
    • an online credit card payment at the following secure website:
      Step 1: Visit
      Step 2: Select General Giving.
      Step 3: Choose to donate to Other from the drop-down menu.
      Step 4: Type Food Pantry into the field.
      Step 5: Enter Credit Card information and select Donate

Food donations may be dropped off during the regular Food Pantry hours of operation or at Student Union front desk Monday through Friday from 8am - 5pm.

For a list of popular Pantry staples, please see the Food Donation Suggestions.


Want to volunteer at the Food Pantry, Edible Garden or at any of our Sustainability Events, Click below to sign up! 

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More Resources:

If you are a community member or you are a CSUB member who wants additional services for food, housing, and more:
You can find a full directory of resources at

CSUB Food Pantry

Contact Us


Phone: 661-654-3663 (FOOD).

Marisol Luna
Food Pantry Graduate Student Leader

Frankie De La Pena
Food Pantry Graduate Student Leader

For media contact, call CSUB Public Affairs & Communications at 661-654-3518. 

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