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The Jamil Niner Pantry is open! Place an order for pick up by 11:59 pm on the night before you want to pick it up. Orders may be picked up Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm. No walk-ins available. Click on Food Pantry Request to place your order. 

Find the most up-to-date information regarding the University's coronavirus response here.

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The pantry provides assistance to UNC Charlotte undergraduate and graduate students that struggle with food insecurity.  In 2013 the USDA defined food insecurity as a condition that occurs when people do not have enough resources to feed themselves.  We offer a variety of nutritious meals and frequently give demonstrations on what meals can be made with the food in our pantry.


Thank you for your patience as we navigate keeping the Jamil Niner Student Pantry in operation during this time.
In conjunction with the university's guidance on COVID-19, an effort to reduce close personal contact and help keep our clients and staff safe, we have made the decision to temporarily have pantry staff shop and bag groceries for you. You will still receive the same amount of nutritionally balanced groceries.

Click on Pantry Request Form to place an order for either Tuesday or Wednesday. Once you submit your order, your order is confirmed. You will not receive an additional email.

1. Fill out one of the forms by 11:59 pm the evening before you would like to pick up groceries. From this point forward, if you're unable to pick up your order on your requested day, you'll need to notify us by 10:00am on the day of pick-up. If this doesn't happen, we will provide you with a Walk-Up bag with a variety of food the next time you order. You will still be provided with food but not to your specifications
2..When you arrive (not before as your cold items will be placed in your bag at that time and we want to keep them fresh!), send an email with your name as the subject so we know you are here.
3.We will do our very best to accommodate your food requests. However, if we don't have items, we may need to make substitutions.
4. Use this website for updates regarding the pantry.

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The Jamil Niner Student Pantry is located at 1224 John Kirk Drive, Charlotte, NC. We are next to the Edge Apartments and accessible for students commuting by car or foot.

At this time, we are working in conjunction with University guidance and continuing to monitor COVID-19.

*Hours Until Further Notice by pre-order only:

  • Tuesdays 1:30-4:30pm
  • Wednesdays 1:30-4:30pm

All orders must be picked up by 4:30 pm! 

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