Short on food? Visit the Buff Pantry in the UMC

The Buff Pantry, CU Boulder's on-campus food pantry, is here to support all undergraduate and graduate students who are experiencing food insecurity.

Clients are welcome to visit the Buff Pantry one time per week and select grocery items of their choosing. The Buff Pantry provides fresh produce; shelf-stable, refrigerated and frozen food; and personal care items at no cost to students. Food and personal care item selection will vary based on availability, donations and time of year.

The Buff Pantry is located in the University Memorial Center (UMC) basement 1B73, near the lower level of the CU Book Store and can be contacted via phone at: 303-735-9863.

Donate your reusable grocery bags to the Buff Pantry
The Basic Needs Center is collecting reusable bag donations to provide to students utilizing the Buff Pantry. Donations can be dropped off at the Buff Pantry during regular hours.

Fall/Spring Semester Hours

  • Mondays: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 2-6 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Fridays: 2-6 p.m.