Frequently Asked Questions
What are the open hours for Summer term?
Starting May 11th, the Food Pantry will be open on Mondays from 11:00-3:00pm and on Thursdays from 10:00 to 2:00pm.
Why does WSU need a food pantry for students?
During times of economic instability, students may become financially stressed and lack access to basic resources. These students may be non-traditional students, students with children, or other students facing crisis situations.
Who can use the food pantry?
The food pantry is open to any WSU student enrolled in classes for the current term.
Where is the food pantry located?
The pantry is located in 134 Allyn Hall.
How does the pantry work?
Students in need of emergency food assistance should visit the pantry during open hours and a volunteer will be there to assist. Students will be asked to show a photo ID, verify their University ID number, and fill out a short form. If they have dependent children, they will need to provide the number of dependents and their ages. Information collected will be kept confidential.
How many times can I use the food pantry?
Students may use the food pantry once per month. If a student needs the pantry more than one time per month, the student must have a faculty or staff referral or make an appointment with the Food Pantry Coordinator.
How do faculty and staff make referrals to the food pantry?
WSU faculty and staff members encountering students who could benefit from emergency food services may send them directly to the pantry during open hours.
When the pantry is closed, faculty and staff may contact Katie Deedrick, Director, Office of Student Support Services at (937)775-3749 or (937)260-0267.