Food Pantry

The SSC Food Pantry is open to all students. The mission of the SSC Food Pantry is to promote and support the health and   of the SSC campus community by providing FREE supplemental food assistance to SSC students. We strive to remove food insecurities and offer educational resources to students of the Seminole State College in need. through generous community, faculty, and staff support. Find out more in the video below.

Check out this video for more info on SSC's Food Pantry

Hours of Operation and Location

Located in the Boren Library room 101, the SSC Food Pantry is open Mondays and Fridays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and by appointment.

A grab and go snack bar is located outside of the Food Pantry and is stocked for student needs at all times.

Make an appointment

How can I help?

The SSC Food Pantry partners with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. It is sustained 100 % through monetary and food donations from those who support our cause. Food donations can be made at several donation stations across campus. For larger donations, please Contact the Food Pantry at 405-382-9740 or

Monetary donations can be made by visiting the SSC Educational Foundation. Make a notation that the donation is for the SSC Food Pantry. We are always looking for student, faculty, and staff volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please email

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

The SSC Food Pantry is located on the north east side of the David L. Boren Library on the SSC campus, room 101.

Who is able to use the SSC Food Pantry?

All current SSC students are eligible to use the pantry with a valid student ID.

How do I register?

Registration is completed at the food pantry.  An annual registration is required.

What are your hours of operation?

The SSC Food Pantry is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12pm to 3pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 11am to 3pm, and by appointment.  Hours are subject to change.

Is there an income verification process?

No, we do not currently have an income requirement.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring a valid SSC ID.

What is food insecurity?

Food insecurity refers to the lack of access to enough food or limited and uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate food.

What food items does the SSC Food Pantry need the most?

This is a list of the most needed food items but not the only items we can accept.

  • Canned chicken, tuna and ham or hearty, ready-to-go meals like beef stew and chili with meat.
  • Canned vegetables: Potatoes, collard greens, beans, carrots, spinach or peas (especially varieties with no salt added)
  • Canned fruit and individual fruit cups
  • Canned tomatoes & pasta sauce
  • Shelf stable milk and alternatives (rice, soy, etc.)
  • Snack items like juice boxes, applesauce containers, granola bars
  • Single serve macaroni & cheese
  • Cereal and Low-sugar cereal like plain Cheerios
  • Peanut or other nut butter, especially crunchy
  • Instant oatmeal, instant grits
  • Pasta and rice, especially whole grain pasta, brown rice and quinoa
  • Biscuit or baking mixes (that only require water)
  • Cooking Oil
  • Non-stick cooking spray


What the SSC Pantry cannot use:

  • Perishable foods
  • Expired food
  • Food without a label
  • Homemade food
  • Food or packaging that’s falling apart or damaged