Food Pantry

The Sierra College Food Pantry is available fall 2021 term. Locations and office hours of operation are noted below.

Requirements: Students must be enrolled at Sierra College for the fall 2021 term.

The Food Pantry

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. 

Rocklin Campus
Campus Life Office (J-7)
Nevada County Campus
Counseling Lobby (N1-208)
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
This service is not available in fall 2021 at Tahoe-Truckee Campus.
Rocklin Campus Food Pantry Process Nevada County Campus Food Pantry Process Tahoe-Truckee Campus Food Pantry Process
  • Fill out a onetime Food Pantry form found in the Campus Life Office (J-7)
  • 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 available to all currently enrolled students (no form or points). 
  • The Food Pantry is always accepting donations. They can be dropped off at the Counseling front desk.
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 Food Pantry in the News!

Food Pantry Student Liaison Presentations

This service is not available in fall 2021.

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.

Wolverine Meal Deal

Students can visit the Campus Life Office (J-7) on the Rocklin Campus or the Counseling Lobby (N1-208) at Nevada County Campus to pick up their voucher. One voucher per enrolled student per week.

Wolverine Meal Deal Voucher Pick Up Times
Rocklin Campus Nevada County Campus
Fall/Spring Semester Hours:
  • Monday-Wednesday: 10:00 am - 1:00pm 
This service is not available in fall 2021 at NCC.

Value Option Menu

The Wolverine Meal Deal only covers Pacific Dining’s Value Option Menu, which offers: 

  • $3.00 - Breakfast Sandwich (egg, American cheese, lettuce, tomato on your choice of sliced wheat, white or sourdough)
  • $6.99 - Deli Meal Deal (Any Classic Deli sandwich with Lay's chips and canned soda or bottled water)
  • $6.99 - Grill Meal Deal (Classic burger with fries and canned soda or bottled water)

Any cost over $6.99+ tax is your responsibility. There will be an additional cost to you for add-ons, such as cheese, avocado, bacon, etc.

How the Wolverine Meal Deal Works

  • Begins Monday, Oct. 4, 2021
  • Pick up a voucher at Campus Life (J-7) Monday through Wednesday, from 10 am to 1 pm
  • Program is available to ALL registered students
  • The Wolverine Meal Deal only covers Pacific Dining’s Value Option Menu. Students are responsible to pay for any add-ons (e.g. cheese, avocado, bacon, etc.)
  • The voucher can be used toward breakfast, lunch or dinner value option menu items
  • 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). Students will need to pick up a voucher every week.
  • Voucher recipient information (name, student ID, number of vouchers obtained) will be sent to Financial Aid and will be part of students' aid packages
  • Vouchers are not available during finals week or summer semester 

CalFresh

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

Community Resources

Support Our Food Pantry

If you would like to support our efforts, visit the Sierra College Food Pantry Amazon Wish List. Thank you for considering a donation to our Food Pantry. Every little bit helps!