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Hawk Pantry

The Hawk Pantry provides food (canned goods and non-perishables), toiletries, gender specific hygiene products, in addition to limited household/home essentials and school supplies. This discreet and confidential resource is available to all of our UHCL students.

UHCL Food Pantry

Free Groceries for Students

Schedule a Grocery Pick-up Appointment to receive free groceries! Enrolled students are guaranteed a Food Scholarship through the Houston Food Bank's Food For Change program.

UHCL Grocery Distribution:

  • The Houston Food Bank distribution trailerEvery 1st and 3rd Friday of the month through Dec. 3, 2021.
  • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., by appointment
  • Student Parking Lot D, across from the Liberty Park Pond and Hunter Residence Hall. Look for The Community Health Market Trailer (Houston Food Bank Food Distribution Truck)


Give Back! We encourage students, employees, alumni, family and friends to volunteer at Free Grocery distribution events. Sign up to volunteer.

Location and Hours

The pantry is located within the Dean of Students Office Suite (SSCB 1.201)

Please note that all orders will be placed online and pick-up will be scheduled with all students prior to filling your order.


  • Monday and Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Friday: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Place Your Order

Student Pickup

Once a student submits a Hawk Pantry Request Form, a staff member will prepare your requested items. Please know that your order will be filled based on availability.

Our staff will then contact you via email to set up an appointment for pickup.

Please bring your Hawk Card student ID with you when you come to campus to pick up your order.

Food Donations

We accept non-perishable food, toiletries, household items, and school supplies. Schedule a front desk drop-off to the Dean of Students/Office of Student Advocacy in SSCB 1.201.  You may also contact us to schedule an office pickup or curbside drop-off.  We will pick up your donation from your office or meet you at your car to collect your donation.

Contact us at, 281-283-2567, SSCB 1.201.

Financial Donations

Your financial donation will be used to purchase food and household items most requested from the Hawk Pantry. Gifts of any size make a difference!

  1. Visit Give to UHCL
  2. Select: "Search Funds"
  3. Search for a designation: Hawk Pantry
  4. Complete the form

Screenshot of "Top Funds" and "Search Funds" tabs, with "Search Funds" highlighted.
Above, screenshot of selected "Search Funds" tab.

Thank you

We thank you in advance for your support! Your food donations or financial gift will make an impact in the lives of UHCL students who are experiencing food insecurities.


If you have any questions, please contact Kristi Randolph Simon, Assistant Dean of Students, via email at



  • Office of Student Advocacy

    Phone: 281-283-2720
    Contact OSA

    SSCB 1.201
    2700 Bay Area Blvd
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

    Please call ahead during holidays and semester breaks.