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***You must be registered and enrolled in Summer classes to utilize the pantry.***

To schedule an appointment please select the Pantry Visit Request tab and fill out the form. The form will open on Sunday morning of each week for appointment times on Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00pm-4:30pm. The appointment times are on a first come first serve basis, you will need to fill out the form every week if you wish to schedule an appointment for the week you would like to come.

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Group of individuals standing around the Jamil Niner Student Pantry. The group on the left is holding a giant Harris Teeter gift card.

Harris Teeter Gift Supports Food Pantry

Harris Teeter recently made a donation to the Jamil Niner Student Pantry. A gift of $10,000 in Harris Teeter gift cards and industrial shelving to update the pantry’s storage needs will assist the organization’s efforts to combat student food insecurity on UNC Charlotte’s campus.

Individuals restocking canned goods on shelves in the Jamil Niner Student Pantry.

University-Community Partnership to Combat Food Insecurity among College Students

The on-campus food pantry served more than 800 student clients during its first academic year

Our very own Jamil Niner Student Pantry founders and staff worked together to write this paper describing UNC Charlotte's university-community partnership focused on alleviating food insecurity among college students.

A lady in a grey long sleeve shirt and red scarf holds canned goods while standing in front of shelves of more canned goods.

Students, Faculty, Staff Address Hunger on Campus With Food Pantry

Exchange Online - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences covered the Jamil Niner Student Pantry in their article, "Students, Faculty, Staff Address Hunger on Campus With Food Pantry".

Individuals looking at canned goods on shelves in the Jamil Niner Student Pantry.

Family Focus: Food pantry at UNCC helps students with food insecurity

WSOC-TV Eyewitness News 9, Charlotte

“Around 60 percent of college students, during the course of their academic career, will have some form of food insecurity to deal with, which is a pretty high number,” said Kim Buch, a UNCC professor of psychology. “(It’s) a surprisingly high number.”

Group of individuals standing in front of shelves of pantry items.

Student needs give rise to UNCC campus food pantry

Charlotte Observer

At UNC Charlotte, college officials launched the Niner Food Pantry in September. From 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, students without university meal plans who live off-campus can make their way to Room 3135 in Colvard Building and select items from stocked shelves filled with donated nonperishable items, such as raisins, peanut butter and canned vegetables.

Image of shelves full of boxed food items like cereal and macaroni & cheese.

Campus food pantry aids students in need

Niner Times

Through supporters like Chartwells and Food Lion, the pantry helps undernourished graduate and undergraduate students