Campus Cupboard

Campus Cupboard

Providing students in need with access to the basic necessities of daily living.


Locations

A student may approach a cupboard in any of these locations and take the needed personal hygiene and/or non-perishable food items.

JEAN HOWER TABER STUDENT UNION
First floor outside room 133, across from the Game Room

Monday–Thursday: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday–Saturday: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 12pm–11pm

SIMMONS HALL LOBBY
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

POLSKY ACADEMIC ADVISING
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*Hours subject to change during summer, breaks, and holidays.

 

Additional resources

The Cupboard will also provide information about various community resources available to UA students.

Students may also contact uazipassist@uakron.edu for information about temporary housing, textbooks, utility assistance, buss passes, eye exams and more.

How to donate items

Any non-perishable item (i.e. canned goods, dry goods, school supplies, personal hygiene) will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Students, faculty/staff, and community members are welcome to leave donations at the following locations:

JEAN HOWER TABER STUDENT UNION
Student Life Administration Desk, Room 130

SIMMONS HALL
ZipAssist First Floor Lobby front desk

POLSKY ACADEMIC ADVISING
Waiting Room Area Polsky 3rd Floor

If you have questions, please contact uazipassist@uakron.edu.

 

Items Needed Now

  • canned fruit
  • cereal
  • gluten-free items
  • vegetarian items
  • peanut butter
  • pasta
  • spaghetti sauce (cans and jars)
  • boxed Quick to make rice or grain mixes
  • canned soups (including vegetarian)
  • macaroni and cheese
  • canned vegetables
  • canned baked beans (including vegetarian)
  • laundry detergent
  • dish soap
  • toothpaste / toothbrushes
  • toilet paper
  • bathroom and kitchen cleaners
  • cleaning sponges
  • window cleaners
  • shampoo and conditioners
  • bar or liquid soaps
  • tampons and pads
  • new socks

 

Help for students:

If you are aware of someone having difficulty, or if you are in need of help, submit a Help-A-Zip referral. One of our caring student-support professionals will offer resources for assistance.