Food Access


We understand that inflation has made it very difficult for some students to obtain the food you need to be successful in college, and we are here to help! If you are in need of a few extra things, please stop into one of our pantry locations and grab some free groceries! No questions asked, no proof of income necessary. 


Queer Student Center

There is a satellite pantry located within the Queer Student Center, I-107, that has pantry items for home, as well as grab and go food for students on the go. Please stop into the Center to pick up some free items! For a larger amount of food, please see Cuyamaca Cares.



Coyote Den


Located on the first floor of the Student Center, students are able to grab a quick snack between classes or pantry items for home. Visit Cuyamaca Cares at the Coyote Den!


Located I-128


Pantry Hours:


Tuesday: 12pm - 5pm

Wednesday: 10am - 5pm

Thursday: 12pm - 5pm


Cuyamaca Cares

If you are looking for less snacks and more groceries, visit the Cuyamaca Cares main pantry location, located in the Cuyamaca Cares Annex by the Child Development Center. Please see the map for directions. If you are interested in CalFresh application assistance, please make an appointment on the Cuyamaca Cares webpage.


Pantry Hours:


Tuesday: 10am - 3:00pm

Wednesday: 10am - 3:00pm

Thursday: 10am - 3:00pm


Community Pantries

If you are still in need of food after visiting the campus pantry, the community has you covered. Below are links to food bank lists in the area:


San Diego Food Bank

Feeding San Diego