The College of Staten Island has a Food Pantry for those students experiencing food insecurity. The Food Pantry is located in the Campus Center (Building 1C) Green Dolphin Lounge. The CSI Food Pantry will offer healthy food selections to currently enrolled CSI students. All information about applications to this food program will be kept confidential.

Student Eligibility:

  • The program is open to currently enrolled CSI students
  • A valid CSI Dolphin Card is required
  • Applicants will need to complete a brief intake form
  • Two visits per month are permitted

How to Make an Appointment:

To schedule an appointment, please contact the Office of Student Life at 718.982.3088 or

 Food Pantry Days and Hours of Operation for December 2016:

Friday, – Dec. 9 and Friday, Dec. 16 from 9:30am to 11:30am and by appointment
Please note: The CSI Foo​d Pantry will be CLOSED when classes are not in session. 

What to Expect: 

Students will be provided with various non-perishable items from the CSI Food Pantry. Students are encouraged to bring their own grocery bag or to reuse the grocery bag they are given upon their initial visit to the CSI Food Pantry.

How to Make Referrals to the Food Pantry:

Faculty and staff are encouraged to refer students who express a need that could be addressed by using the CSI Food Pantry. Please contact the CSI Office of Student Life at 718.982.3088 with any questions.