The Division of Academic and Student Affairs has compiled “Pack Essentials”, a list of Campus Basic Needs Resources. They are sorted by resource: food, housing, financial, education, and other.
Meal share for SNAP recipients
If you are already receiving SNAP benefits and want to apply for meal share in the event that SNAP benefits are delayed, please use the form linked above. This program is through Pack Essentials.
More in my Basket
More in my Basket is a program developed at North Carolina State University/Cooperative Extension that helps reduce hunger by connecting North Carolina residents to SNAP through education about program eligibility, program benefits, and resources to stretch limited resources.
Share Meals app
Share Meals is a digital platform where students can share extra meal swipes and post extra food from club events with students who are food insecure. It works in real time, based on your location. You can find extra food within a 5 minute walking distance with one quick glance.
- SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps)
College students with a work-study job or work/volunteer an avg of 20 hrs/week qualify. For assistance with the SNAP application on campus, call (855) 240-1451.
- Wake County Community Resource Guide 2017
This document includes many community resources, such as childcare/youth services, clothing, education/training, employment, financial assistance, food/nutrition assistance, handicapped/disabled services, housing/home ownership, legal aid, medical care, starting a small business, and transportation.
- Food Finder by Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC
- Free food resources in Raleigh
- Directory of food pantries in Raleigh
Please call ahead to confirm that the information (ex. hours) on this website is still accurate.
- Urban Ministries of Wake County
- Food Pantry at Catholic Parish Outreach
2013 N. Raleigh Blvd. Mon-Sat. 10am-1pm (referral may be acquired from Feed the Pack Advisory Board at email@example.com)
- Food Pantry at Salvation Army
1863 Capital Blvd. Appointment and ID required. Call (919) 834-6733 and see the link for more details.
- Food Pantry at N.C.A. Philip Randolph Institute
1408 Hillsborough St. Mon-Fri 11am-3pm (referral may be acquired from Feed the Pack Advisory Board at firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Fairmont United Methodist Church
2501 Clark Ave. “Lunch Bag” ministry: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am-1pm
- With Love From Jesus
421 Chapanoke Rd. Food Pantry: Tues. Wed. Fri. & Sat. 10am-12pm
- Safe Haven Pet Food Pantry
Special Resources during COVID-19
- NC 2-1-1
NC 2-1-1 is an information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. If you have questions about the community response to COVID-19 or if you need information about food or housing assistance that you cannot find, you can dial 211 and you will be connected with someone who can either help you or direct you to the correct organization or agency.
- Free Internet Services
Spectrum/Charter has announced that they are giving free internet to students for 60 days. They need to call 1-844-488-8395. Install fees are waived for new student households.
- Rental Car Minimum Age Reduction
With colleges and universities announcing campus closures in response to Coronavirus concerns, Enterprise wants to make it easier for students to get home to their families by reducing the age minimum and waiving the young renter fees for rentals through May 31, 2020.
- A Place at the Table
Due to COVID-19, APATT will be serving a limited, rotating menu available to-go, for curbside pickup, during our normal business hours. They will update their menu each week via our Instagram account. Their priority remains caring for and feeding our community so our pay-what-you can mission will remain intact through this transition.
- Papa Murphy’s
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have an increased impact on our communities, we want you to know that providing clean store environments and safe food served by healthy team members is always our first priority. We are monitoring the situation closely and are following updates and guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help keep you and our team members safe and healthy.
- NCSU Counseling Center
Free counseling provided regarding academic, substance abuse, personal and career issues. Located at 815 Cates Ave.
- NCSU Student Legal Services
Free legal services regarding apartment rentals, financial credit score, criminal, traffic and immigration matters and more. Located at 1107 Pullen Hall.
- NCSU Financial Aid Office
Computer and emergency loans, financial literacy and coaching. Located at 2016 Harris Hall.
- Confidential Assistance for Employees
- Student Support Services (TRIO)
Individual coaching on careers, finances, academics in addition to free tutoring and trainings leading to graduation and graduate school. Located at 204 Park Shops.
- Clothes Closet at Career Center
Free professional clothing. Located at 2100 Pullen Hall, 201 Dan Allen Dr.
- Academic Scholarships for NCSU students
Database of all these scholarships at Pack Assist
- NCSU Office of Informational Technology
Computer repair services and free software.
- NCSU On Campus Student Employment
- NCSU Transportation
Free bus pass for GoRaleigh, GoTriangle transit. Office located at 2721 Sullivan Dr.
- NCSU Police Department
Free safety training courses, safety escort service, engraving for valuables. Located at 2610 Wolf Village Way
- Free STI Testing at NCSU Health Center
1st and 3rd Thursdays
- North Carolina Drug Card
Statewide prescription assistance program.
- NC State Extension, Local Food
This Local Food web portal has been developed by North Carolina Cooperative Extension to provide local food systems resources and timely information to all residents and businesses across the state.
- Local Food Systems Training
After taking this training, you’ll understand the structure and components of local food systems and learn how to leverage assets and resources at every stage of the supply chain, from farms through to consumers to make food system change in your community.