Currently enrolled students will be required to sign in with their ID card each time they visit the Basic Needs Center and are allowed 1 snack & 1 drink per day.

Bag of food:  Currently enrolled students can receive a premade bag of food from the pantry once per month.

Note on Housing:  At this time Merced College Basic Needs does not provide financial assistance for housing.  Please see the Main Campus page on housing assistance.

Help Fight Hunger

The food pantry provides quality food items to students experiencing food insecurity.

Fall Food Pantry Hours

Main Campus (Student Union Building, Room #104)

Days Hours
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm*
* Hours are subject to change

Los Banos Campus (Building A, Room #120)

Days Hours
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm*
Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
* Hours are subject to change