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Student Leadership and Engagement

Paw Pantry

Who We Are

Located in Sirrine Hall Room 233, Paw Pantry is a community-wide movement to reduce food insecurity and promote wellbeing at Clemson University. The Pantry is available to any current student with a valid CUID. Congruent with Clemson’s ethic of care for one another, we strive to ensure students’ foundational and nutritional needs are met.

In order to access the pantry a current CUID is required.

Visitors are limited to 10 items per visit (an extra 5 items are authorized for clients who indicate dependents on their client in-take form). Additional limits on specific items may be listed in the pantry.

  • Goods And Services

    The Paw Pantry seeks to have a variety of food and personal items available but is dependent on donations. Pantry users can expect to find the following items in the pantry although items cannot be guaranteed.

    Goods And Services
    Category Items
    • Canned soups, meats, fruits, and vegetables

    • Pasta, rice, and beans

    Household Items
    • Toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, and tissues

    • Can openers, cups, and assorted utensils

    School Supplies
    • Pencils, pens, and paper

    • Binders and notebooks

    • Miscellaneous textbooks

    Hygienic Products
    • Shampoo/conditioner, toothpaste/toothbrushes, and deodorant

    • Soaps and laundry detergent

    • Feminine hygiene products

  • Hours of Operation

    Hours of Operation for Fall 2023:


    Updated Hours of Operation for Fall 2021:
    Day Hour
    Monday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Tuesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
    Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.
    Saturday 4 - 6 p.m. *

     *Please note, the Paw Pantry will not be open on home football Saturdays because of limited access to buildings during game days. 

    Open hours are strictly for clients to use the pantry. Please fill out the donation drop off form if you wish to find a time to donate.

    No Appointment Necessary!

    Contact Us if these times do not work out and we will try to set something up.

  • Contact The Pantry

    Get in touch with The Paw Pantry to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

    Email us at or give us a call at 864-372-6879

    Find us at Sirrine Hall, Room 233, Clemson SC, 29631

Get Involved or Donate

Educational Outreach

With our mission always in mind, we strive to find new partnerships throughout the community. Educational Outreach is something that we take very seriously, which is why our team visits different organizations throughout the community to provide brief presentations about our mission.


The Paw Pantry would not be possible without our volunteers. Volunteers are selected at the beginning of each semester. If you are interested in volunteering in Spring 2024, you can apply here

Food Donation Drop-Off

At The Paw Pantry, we are dedicated to making sure all students' foundational and nutritional needs are met. If you are interested in donating to the Paw Pantry, we ask that you schedule an appointment with us so that we may maintain confidentiality during our open hours. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support. Send us an email if you are interested in hosting a drive.

Suggested Donations List:

  • Food
    • Cereal
    • Granola
    • Snacks (granola bars, popcorn, etc.)
    • Pancake mix
    • Masa flour
    • Coffee
    • Oatmeal
    • Breakfast items
    • Seasonings/spices
    • Jelly
    • Quinoa
    • Couscous
    • Rice (white, brown, jasmine, etc.)
    • Dried lentils
    • Dried beans
    • Nuts (almonds, pistachios, etc.)
    • Olive oil
    • Avocado oil
    • Soy sauce
    • Sriracha
    • Any healthy food/treats you would want to have in your home!
  • Household Items
    • Paper towels
    • Toilet paper
    • Dish soap
    • Laundry detergent
    • Dishwasher pods
    • Cleaning supplies
  • Hygienic Supplies
    • Toothbrushes
    • Toothpaste
    • Body wash
    • Deodorant
    • Shaving cream
    • Bars of soap
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