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Cougar Cupboard Food Pantry


COVID-19 Pandemic Operations Update  

The SIUE Cougar Cupboard is open for appointments only. Please visit the SIUE Cougar Cupboard Facebook or Instagram accounts to schedule an appointment using the new link posted every Monday. 

During your visit, please follow CDC guidelines and make sure to bring a face mask. We ask that you arrive for your appointment on time, but if you arrive early, there will be some seating outside of the cupboard and someone will be with you shortly.

If you have any questions about your appointment or are a new client to the SIUE Cougar Cupboard, please contact Meredith Bates at to complete paperwork prior to your appointment.

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The SIUE Cougar Cupboard Food Pantry provides food assistance to students in times of need, helping them to meet their basic needs and attain their educational goals.

Where is the Cougar Cupboard located?
The Cougar Cupboard is located on the 2nd floor of the Morris University Center. Take the stairs or elevator to the 2nd floor. Follow signage toward the International Room. The Cougar Cupboard is directly across the hall from the International Room. 

What are the operating hours?
Fall 2020 semester hours are TBD. 

Who may use the food pantry?
The pantry is available to any student, faculty, or staff with a valid SIUE ID.

How much do items at the food pantry cost?
Nothing! All items are free to our guests.

How much food does an individual receive?
Students visiting the Cougar Cupboard receive enough food for each family member residing in their household to eat for approximately 3 days.

What items are available?
Non-perishable food items and toiletries.

How can I donate to the Cougar Cupboard?
Support the Cougar Cupboard through online giving.

Questions? Email the Cougar Cupboard or Carolyn Compton

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