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Cougar Pantry

Fresh Market Mondays

  • Who: Any currently enrolled, CSUSM student can come by for FREE groceries!
  • What: We are partnering with the San Diego Food Bank to bring back Fresh Market Mondays!
  • When: 8:00 - 10:00 am on the first Monday of every month!
  • Where: Campus Way Circle

Wednesdays: Drive Up Free Groceries

Free Groceries!
The ASI Cougar Pantry is doing mobile distributions on Wednesdays from 10 am - 12 pm in Campus Way Circle. Hereโ€™s how it works:
  • ๐Ÿš— Drive to the Campus Way Circle.
  • ๐Ÿ˜ท Put on your face covering.
  • ๐Ÿ›‘Drive up, have your student ID out, have your mask on. Stop at the tent and pop your trunk. Someone from our staff will load a bag of groceries in your trunk!
  • ๐Ÿ› Pull forward and open your trunk. An ASI member will place in pre-bagged groceries, close your trunk, and you drive home.

Thursdays: Appointments

  • Who: Any currently enrolled, CSUSM student can come by for FREE groceries!
  • What: Students unable to make it to the Wednesday distributions can make an appointment to stop by for a free, premade bag of groceries! Once logged in, choose new appointment and choose "Cougar Pantry Produce Distribution" from the center list.
  • When: 8:00 am - 10:00 am on Thursdays
  • Where: Campus Way Circle. Look for the white, ASI canopy.
The ASI Cougar Pantry serves all CSUSM students in an effort to decrease food insecurity. The pantry stocks a variety of dry and canned goods, limited produce, milk, and toiletries.
CalFresh

Qualifying students can apply for CalFresh, the largest food program in California, for monthly food benefits.