R'Pantry provides emergency non-perishable food, personal hygiene, household care, and childcare items to both undergraduate and graduate students experiencing food insecurity. We also connect Highlanders to on- and off-campus food resources and provide programs and workshops that improve health and wellness.
When to Seek Help from R’Pantry
- If you are in immediate and urgent need of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or basic care items to help care for yourself and/or your child.
How to Request/Get Services from R’Pantry
- Check Basic Needs’ Instagram for most up to date program details.
- One Appointment is allowed per student, per week. If multiple appointments are made by the same individual, all appointments belonging to the individual will be canceled for the week.
- Make an appointment here
- Appointments are released 72 hours prior to appointment time. New appointments are released every 15 minutes on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00AM-12:00PM, 1:00PM-4:00pm.
- Students are allowed only one visit to the R'Pantry, per week. Booked appointments as well as walk-in visits both count towards the once a week visit maximum.
*If R'Pantry appointments are missed on the day of appointments, appointments are non transferable to another day. It will act as a cancelation. Students are encouraged to make appointments based on their availability. Appointment pick ups should be during operational hours for each day and will be invalid after operational hours.*
Fall Quarter Appointment Hours
*Appointments beginning October 9th*
Monday: 10am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
Tuesday: 10am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
Pop Up Pantry Hours
*locations vary; follow us on Instagram @ucrbasicneeds*
11/1/23 Bell Tower Time TBA
11/8/23 Veterans Resource Center 11am-1pm
11/15/23 11 am - 1 pm CHANGED TO R'PANTRY HUB 346 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
11/22/23 11 am - 1 pm at the Bell Tower
11/30/23 11am - 1pm at Native American Student Programs Center
Walk In Hours
*closed when we have staff pantry*
Fridays: 10am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
UPDATED HOURS FOR FRIDAY 12/1/2023 1pm - 4pm. - Closed from 10am-12pm for department meeting