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Summer 2024 Food Pantry Shopping Appointments

The Jamil Niner Student Pantry reopens for the Summer 2024 semester the week of May 22nd.

The pantry's online form for student shoppers opens every Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m. Shopping appointments can be scheduled on Wednesday during the summer each week between 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Questions regarding scheduling? Email Jes Dormady at

Meal Swipes Program


National Swipe Out Hunger Program

Swipe Out Hunger is a nationwide program that partners with colleges to help put an end to student hunger and assist those who struggle with food insecurity. Leadership & Community Engagement has partnered with Chartwells Dining Services, Auxiliary Services, Student Assistance and Support Services, and the Sustainability Office to bring this program to UNC Charlotte. 

Swipe Out Hunger volunteers

Donate Meal Swipes

Students can donate up to two swipes from their meal plan per semester. Swipes can be donated by:

  1. Visiting the 49er ID Card Office in Popp Martin Student Union, which has a swipe machine to collect meal donations.
  2. Outside Crown Commons (Prospector during Crown renovations) and SoVi Dining Hall during National National Volunteer Week:
    • November 13 - 17, 2023 
Swipe Out Hunger table with volunteers at the Union

Want to Volunteer?

UNC Charlotte's Swipe Out Hunger meal collections happen for one week in April and in November. If you are interested in volunteering at one of our Swipe Out Hunger tables to collect meal swipes and educate your peers on college food insecurity, please email Jes Dormady

Swipe Out Hunger volunteers

Eligibility for Swipe Out Hunger Program at UNC Charlotte

The Swipe Out Hunger Program aims to provide students who are food insecure, and/or who are experiencing an emergency situation, access to healthy and well-balanced meals in our campus dining halls. To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled at UNC Charlotte.

If you meet this initial requirement and would like to complete a needs-based assessment to determine your further eligibility for the program, please schedule an appointment with Student Assistance and Support Services by calling 704-687-0289.

Learn more about Swipe Out Hunger National Program