COVID-19 Update: R'Pantry will remain open by APPOINTMENT ONLY​​, appointments limited to 1 visit per week


COVID-19 Updates


Team FRESH welcome you to our campus closure living page. We understand that the impact of the campus closure and recent events have greatly affected everyone’s daily lives and their basic needs. Although campus is closed until further notice, we are committed to continuing our services to our campus community. This guide is designed to educate our campus community on local resources we need during these times of uncertainty.

R'Pantry will remain open by APPOINTMENT ONLY​​, appointments limited to 1 visit per week

  • Face Masks and Student IDs are required



How to Get Emergency Food at R’Pantry

You have options: 


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can get food?

    Any student experiencing food insecurity can access R'Pantry via an appointemnt by clicking here: get individualized help by emailing us at for an appointment.

  • What happens when I visit?
    1. First, set up an appointment at
    2. Next, check-in at HUB 269 with your student ID to pick up your pre-made bag. Masks required 
    3. Bags can include rice, pasta, sauces, a variety of cans, assorted snacks, produce and more. For hygiene and student parent items, please ask a staff member for support
  • How often can I get food at R’Pantry?

    You may visit once per week  by appointment. 

  • When is R’Pantry open?

    Check  and our instagram for the most up-to-date information

    Hours are also listed on this page.

  • What exactly is R’Pantry?

    R’Pantry is the UC Riverside food pantry. It was created as a direct response to student need for more resources to fight food insecurity. Food insecurity is the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods, or the ability to acquire such foods in a socially acceptable manner.

    R’ Pantry aims to:

    • Provide emergency food to UC Riverside students experiencing food insecurity

    • Connect students to on- and off-campus food resources

    • Improve the health and well-being of students through a variety of programs and workshops

    R’Pantry is part of the campuswide food security program and is a partnership among Associated Students of UCR (ASUCR), the Division of Student Affairs, Feeding America and the UC Global Food Initiative.

How You Can Help R’Pantry

R'Pantry and its partners greatly appreciate all of the support of our on- and off-campus community!

Here are some ways that you can help:


  • Due to Campus Closure, volunteers are currently not accepted. Your email will be kept on file for future opportunities
  • If you are interested in volunteering as an individual or as a group, please contact the R'Pantry staff at a
  • Common volunteer duties include unpacking large food boxes, stocking and organizing the pantry shelves, breaking down boxes and light cleaning. 

Organize a Food Drive 
or Donate Items

  • If you are interested in organizing a food drive or donating items as an individual or group, please contact us at  
  • Donations can be mailed to "R'Pantry- HUB 248, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521
  • See the R'Pantry Wishlist for our most-needed and most-requested items. We will work with you to coordinate the details of your donation! 

Make a Financial Donation

  • If you are interested in making a financial donation, please visit and enter R'Pantry in the search field. 
  • If you are interested in an automatic payroll deduction, please fill out the R'Pantry Payroll Deduction Form and submit it to the UC Riverside Foundation in 1136 Hinderaker Hall.



Contact R’Pantry

Costo Hall 110 
(951) 827-9355