Student Food Pantry

The Delta College Student Food Pantry exists to provide food for students under financial stress, helping them stay focused on their academic success. It helps ensure that all students have access to adequate food – regardless of their economic situation. 

You can access food resources by scheduling a pick-up order through Pioneer Connect or emailing You can schedule a lunch bag or a family food box. You can also receive a lunch bag by visiting the Food Pantry Monday – Friday from 9am – 4pm anytime classes are in session.

Schedule on Pioneer Connect

How it works

To receive food from the pantry, students must present their Delta student ID card.  Students will also be required to complete an intake form.  The Food Pantry does not collect personal information.  All information provided is kept confidential.

The maximum amount of food a student can receive in a one-month period is a total of ten bags (a combination of lunch bags and no more than four family food boxes or large, pre-packaged bags). 

Donating to the Food Pantry

Donations are accepted at A003 during office hours. Non-perishable, non-expired food, gift cards to local grocery stores, or monetary donations are accepted. Checks may be made payable to Delta College with "Student Food Pantry" in the memo line. Delta employees may sign up for automatic payroll deduction. Donations are tax-deductible and a receipt will be issued. 

The most requested items are:

    • Pasta, such as spaghetti, elbow, shells
    • Protein, granola and cereal bars
    • Pasta sauce
    • Flavored rice and noodle pouches
    • Canned meats, such as chicken, tuna, Vienna sausage
    • Ramen noodles in packages and cups
    • Canned fruits, vegetables, and beans
    • Cheese or Peanut Butter cracker combo packs
    • Pudding, Jello, fruit and applesauce cups
    • Microwaveable popcorn
    • Peanuts and nuts in single-serve packages
    • Microwaveable meals, such as ravioli, Spaghettio's, beef stew, pop-top soups, mac & cheese
    • Meat sticks/jerky in single-serve packages
    • Peanut butter
    • Breakfast items such as oatmeal packets/bowls, poptarts, cereal bowls
    • Beverages, such as on-the-go drink mixes, juice boxes, sports beverages

Additional resources

Contact us
Make an appointment with student services departments.

1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI 48710