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 Food Pantry Shopping Appointments

The Jamil Niner Student Pantry is closed while classes are not in session. The pantry's online form for student shoppers opens every Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m. Student shopping appointments can be scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 11:30 - 5:00 p.m. 

The shopping schedule form will reopen on Sunday, January 8th. The pantry will be open for shopping by appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting on January 10th. 


Questions regarding scheduling? Email Sofia Mejia at


Pantry logo with grocery bag

Food Insecurity Statement

The Jamil Niner Student Pantry provides food assistance to UNC Charlotte students and employees experiencing food insecurity. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Our pantry offers a variety of nutritious non-perishable and fresh foods on a weekly basis to currently registered UNC Charlotte students and to UNC Charlotte employees experiencing food insecurity. 

Inclusion Statement

The Jamil Niner Student Pantry welcomes everyone in our Niner Nation community regardless of race, age, gender, nationality, family or immigration status, ability, religion, or sexual orientation.

Shopping Appointments

Scheduled appointments minimize the number of people in the pantry at one time. If you are more than 15 minutes late to your appointment time you may not be allowed to shop and receive a to-go bag instead. 


Schedule a Shopping Appointment:

1. Schedule your appointment for the week using the Food Pantry Request forms . The form opens every Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m. Click on the Food Pantry Request tab and login to Food Pantry Helper select your appointment time.
2. Enter the Jamil Niner Student Pantry's front door at your appointment time. Be ready to show your 49er ID card at the check-in desk. Friends must wait outside the pantry as only those with scheduled appointments will be allowed inside. 

Additional Services

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Location & Hours

Address: 1224 John Kirk Drive, Charlotte NC.

The pantry is a brick ranch-style house located next to the Edge Apartments and accessible for students commuting by car or foot. Please enter through the front door at your scheduled appointment time. 

Parking: Shoppers may park in the gravel parking spaces or along the driveway behind the house. Handicap parking is available. If you need special accommodations please email Sofia Mejia and our team will be happy to assist you.


Community food resources

Listed below are additional community food resources:

Some food pantries require a referral. Call 211 and state that you need food assistance. Ask "how do I get a referral and if possible, can you provide me names of food banks that don't have this requirement."

Contact Us:

Email Sofia Mejia at