Hours of Operation

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 Distribution Hours

Come visit us Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 9am-6pm every week.

We are located on the 3rd floor of the UCEN on campus.

Mobile Distribution Location/Hours:

Summer Dates and Locations:

Tuesday from 5:00pm-6:30pm on the following dates

July 11: Storke Family Housing Community Center

July 25: West Campus Community Center

August 8: Storke Family Housing Community Center

August 22: West Campus Community Center

September 12: Storke Family Housing Community Center



The AS Food Bank is available for registered Undergraduate and Graduate students only. If you are not a registered student, please click on the Non-Registered Students tab underneath the Resources tab for resources off campus.

To receive food from the AS Food Bank,  there are two requirements:
1) Being a registered UCSB Student, undergraduate or graduate. This is verified with your ACCESS CARD. Please bring it in each time you come in.

2) Completing a Self-Declaration of Income form when you come in. This needs to be filled out every new academic school year.

In order to use the Food Bank, you must make under $14,484 per year. This excludes family income, spousal income, financial aid, scholarships, TA-ship, and fellowships. If you have any questions regarding the income requirement, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Don’t have your access card?

You can get one at the Information Desk in the UCEN on the 2nd floor or be prepared to log in to GOLD on one of our computers.

What Can I Get at the Food Bank?

Students are allowed to use the food bank once a day during operation hours. Students can take a limited amount of food from different categories within the pantry. The following categories of food and the number of items one may take are:

Fresh Fruit and Vegetables on Mondays & Wednesdays (limits vary)

fresh produce

Beans – 1 items

Starch-1 item


Breakfast – 2 items


Canned Fruits – 1 item
Canned Veggies – 1 items
Ramen – 1 item Instant Lunch – 1 item
Miscellaneous (items vary)- 1 item
Sauce – 1 item
Soups- 1 item
Toiletries – 1 item (1 toilet paper max)

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