The Lion’s Pantry

The Lion’s Pantry was created to address the issue of student hunger at Penn State University Park campus.

Our purpose is to help provide sustenance to Penn State students experiencing food insecurity.

Accessing the Pantry

All students with a current Penn State student ID are eligible to use the pantry.

Note: If you are visiting the Pantry for the first time remember to bring a valid Penn State student ID card.


Our official hours:
Tuesdays and Fridays, 3 to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
By appointment, please e-mail

In an emergency situation please contact:
The State College Food Bank
Phone: (814) 234-2310
Address: S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801

Note: The Lion’s Pantry provides reusable and plastic bags.


We are located past East Halls and the Katz Law Building, in between Lion’s Surplus and the Blue Band Building.

No car? No problem! The campus shuttle runs weekdays until 6 p.m. and will drop you off at Lion Surplus, right across the Pantry. View campus shuttle schedule and learn more about their services.

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