Meal Voucher

Meal Vouchers 

Meal Vouchers are available to students experiencing a short-term financial need. Students can receive up to $20/week to assist with meals on campus at Vista Grande, Campus Market, Red Radish, Mustang Station, and PCV. Apply for a meal voucher using the link below. If a student is experiencing ongoing hardships, please contact the Dean of Students at for additional resources.


SLO Food Bank

 ( which has many convenient locations. 

Cal Poly Food Pantry 

The Cal Poly Food Pantry is open Monday-Friday from 8:30AM to 5:00PM. The Food Pantry is located in the lower level of the Health Center and is a part of the Cal Poly Hunger Program which ensures that all students have access to nutritious meals every day in order to stay focused on their success at Cal Poly. The Food Pantry is a service designed to assist students who are experiencing food insecurity due to a financial struggle. Thanks to our partnership with the SLO Food Bank, generous donors, and a community of volunteers, students can choose from a wide variety of packages and canned foods, frozen meals, and personal hygiene products. Food Pantry staff can also connect students with other resources if their needs are more demanding.

Cal Fresh 

CalFresh is the federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that provides money to eligible students on an EBT card (similar to a debit card) that can be used at grocery stores or farmers’ markets to help students in access enough quality food. If you have not applied for CalFresh, this is the time! CalFresh benefits can help get you up to $250/ month for groceries. The student support team is available all year long to help you access food resources, answer your questions, and help you apply for CalFresh benefits. Drop-in hours are typically on Fridays, however online appointments are easy and accessible by visiting 


For additional support, please contact:

Office of the Dean of Students


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