Wayne Campus Cupboard & Food Pantry


The Wayne Campus Cupboard is currently open!


The Wayne Campus Cupboard provides students in periodic need with access to the basic necessities for daily living. All enrolled UA students — undergraduate, graduate or commuter — have access to an assortment of non-perishable food and hygiene items. When students are in a financial pinch, due to unforeseen circumstances, we can help reduce worries by providing them with food and personal hygiene items.

The Campus Cupboard program was created from data collected at UA and national college student trends; both of which determined that there’s a segment of the student body that is food insecure and would consider making use of a campus food pantry. For national data on food insecurity and basic needs for college students, please visit Hope4College.com.


The University of Akron Wayne College Campus
Main Classroom Building
Upper D-Wing

Resource Manager Office: D-207


Lisa K. Crites, MSW, LISW-S
Wayne Campus Cupboard – Resource Manager
Phone: 330-972-8707
Email: lkc6@uakron.edu

Student Resource Managers for Spring 2022

Spring 2022 Pantry Hours

  • • Monday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • • Tuesday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • • Wednesday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • • Thursday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • • Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Should anyone need access to the Wayne Campus Cupboard outside these posted hours, please email Lisa Crites at lkc6@uakron.edu to make alternate arrangements.

Help for students

If you are aware of someone having difficulty, or if you are in need of help, submit a Help-A-Zip referral. One of our caring student-support professionals will offer assistance.

I know a student who needs help

I need help

Why support the Wayne Campus Cupboard?

The Campus Cupboard is made possible due to the generous support and donations from offices, colleagues, student organizations, faculty, staff, and students. Additional support has been provided by community organizations and various donors. Thank you everyone for your support!