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The Campus Food Pantry

The Campus Food Pantry is located in Sherman 205.


PLEASE NOTE: Currently the Retriever Essentials Food Pantry is closed to visitors due to COVID-19. Both personalized and standardized bags can be picked up at the Campus Police Department. You can also call 2-1-1 via phone or visit to access a variety of basic needs resources in Maryland.

Please email if you have any questions or concerns about finding resources during this time. You can also contact the UMBC Campus Police Station by calling 410-455-5555.


If you need food:

To pick up a grocery bag, please fill out this form and when your order is filled, you may pick it up from the 24-hour Campus Police Department. Special accommodations for home delivery are available on a case-by-case basis.  For additional questions or concerns, contact us at

For Campus Food Pantry donations:

You can also drop food donations in our donation box located inside the Campus Police Station or order from our Amazon wishlist for no-contact donations.

Please use the following contact info and address for the orders:

Deveraux Smith
Retriever Essentials
Sherman Hall 205
University of Maryland Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250