Individuals experiencing difficulty accessing food should immediately contact the SES Office. There are robust support systems in place to ensure that all students have access to nutritious food and groceries.
Purple Pantry (PP) Access
Purple Pantry is open weekly on Thursdays from 11:00a.m.-2:00p.m. It is now located in Hinman Hall (1835 Hinman Ave Evanston, IL 60208).
Students having trouble accessing food can drop by the Purple Pantry to grab free snacks and groceries. The Purple Pantry is intended to be as barrier-free as possible, so it accommodates individuals with vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, kosher, and halal dietary needs.
For questions or to suggest items to meet your dietary restriction, please email email@example.com.
About the Purple Pantry
Purple Pantry is the on-campus food pantry that students facing food insecurity (nonreliable access to a sufficient quantity of nutritious food) can go to fill that need. The Purple Pantry is intended to be as barrier-free as possible, so it accommodates individuals with vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, kosher, and halal dietary needs.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, helps individuals and families with financial need gain access to food and meals. For more information on eligibility requirements and to get assistance with completing your SNAP application, please complete the SES Interest form by clicking here.
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Anyone on campus this Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 24th) is invited to Questgiving! This annual event is held by Quest+. Students are treated to a free Thanksgiving meal. Vegan and vegetarian options will be available.
- When: November 21st
- Where: Foster Walker (PLEX) - East, located at 1927 Orrington Ave.
- Time: starts at 5:00p.m.
Thanksgiving Break Dining Hall hours
Foster Walker (PLEX) - West will be open during Thanksgiving Break. You can review hours at this link.