Food Pantry

Providing Non-Perishable Food for Students

The Food Pantry is open to all Sierra College students experiencing food insecurity regardless of income. The Food Pantry’s stock consists of non-perishable items such as cereal, canned goods, pasta, peanut butter, etc. The Food Pantry is located in the Campus Life Office (J7) on the Rocklin Campus and in N1-208 (Counseling Lobby) at Nevada County Campus.

Rocklin Campus Nevada County Campus Tahoe-Truckee Campus
Fall/Spring Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday: 12pm- 4pm
  • Friday: 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Closed holidays and weekends.
Summer Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday: 10am-3pm
Fall/Spring/Summer Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30am- 5:30pm
  • Friday: 8:30am-12pm (closed Fridays during the Summer)
  • Closed holidays and weekends
Fall/Spring Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Friday: 9am- 6:30pm
Summer Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-4pm

Food Pantry Process (Rocklin Campus Only):

  • Fill out a onetime Food Pantry form found in the Campus Life Office (J7)
  • To sign into the Food Pantry, see a Student Ambassador
  • Food Pantry users are allocated 20 points if they have a reusable bag (backpack does not count). Otherwise, users are allocated 16 points.
  • Items in the Food Pantry vary in point value (0-3 points). Pads, tampons, and liners are 0 points. Please be considerate of other Food Pantry users when taking 0 point items.

The Food Pantry is always accepting donations! If you’d like to donate, please bring non-perishable items and/or toiletries to J7. We can provide a donation receipt if requested.

Wolverine Meal Deal

Students can visit the Campus Life Office (J7) on the Rocklin Campus or N1-208 (Counseling Lobby) at Nevada County Campus to pick up their voucher (one voucher per student per week).

Wolverine Meal Deal - Rocklin Campus Wolverine Meal Deal - Nevada County Campus
Fall/Spring Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Wednesday: 2:30-5:00pm
Fall/Spring Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30am- 5:30pm
  • The Wolverine Meal Deal only covers Pacific Dining’s value option menu. Students are responsible to pay for any extra items added to their meal (e.g. cheese, avocado…)
  • The voucher must be used the week that it is issued. The expiration date will be stamped on the back of the voucher (vouchers always expire on a Thursday)
  • Voucher recipient information will be sent to Financial Aid and will be part of their aid package
  • Vouchers are not available during finals week or Summer semester

Food Pantry Student Liaisons

Food Pantry Student Liaisons are student leaders who are trained and knowledgeable about CalFresh and community services and resources. Food Pantry Student Liaisons are available to conduct short classrooms presentations about how to access food, support/resources on campus, and how to gain monthly food support through CalFresh. You may schedule an appointment to learn more about food options on campus by emailing calfresh-rocklin@sierracollege.edu or calfresh-ncc@sierracollege.edu.

CalFresh

Most students may qualify for CalFresh. To see if you qualify, complete the Student CalFresh questionnaire. You may also Contact Sienna Anaya at Placer Food Bank by phone at (916) 783-0481 ext. 112 or by email at sienna@placerfoodbank.org

We're in the News!

Fighting hunger: Sierra College opens campus food pantry (ABC 10, Jan. 22, 2018).

Sierra College’s Nevada County campus offers free food pantry (The Union, Aug. 31, 2018)