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Spring 2024 Hours

Benny's Pantry observes all Idaho State University holidays

Pocatello: Pond Student Union Building, Room 120A (Next to the Craft Shop)

  • Monday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Idaho Falls: Bennion Student Union Building, Room 218

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Meridian: Skaggs Health Center, Room 512

  • Monday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m.



Most active Idaho State University students, staff, and faculty are eligible to access Benny’s Pantry. This includes College of Technology START students but excludes dual-enrolled high school students and spouses of students, staff, and faculty, who are not students or employees.

If you do not meet pantry eligibility requirements, click this link to finds community resources in your area: https://www.findhelp.org/ or click here to see if you qualify for SNAP


At the first visit, participants must sign the Acceptance of Free Food Waiver (available at the pantry). Patrons must bring a valid Bengal ID card at every visit. Your Bengal ID and used to track the number of visits per month, which is limited to two.

Food and personal care items are distributed based on household size. A household includes the participant, domestic partner or spouse, and dependent children. Roommates do not count towards household size. No income information is required.