Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

SUNY Cortland Cupboard

The SUNY Cortland Cupboard remains open for students in need of non-perishable foods and personal hygiene items at no cost.
There is no application required to access the Cupboard.

Policy changes

Please note the following changes in order to help us maintain a safe and healthy environment.

  • Each student needs their SUNY Cortland ID card to swipe in.
  • Only one person will be allowed into the Cupboard at a time, though more than one guest can be in the room outside the Cupboard.
  • Students will be asked to use hand sanitizer (provided) or wash their hands before collecting their items.
  • Students who are exhibiting a cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc. will not be allowed to enter the Cupboard. Instead, they should contact cortland.cupboard@cortland.edu for alternative pick-up options.

About the SUNY Cortland Cupboard

The SUNY Cortland Cupboard is filled with shelves of non-perishable food items and essentials like can openers and personal care products that SUNY Cortland students living off-campus often cannot afford.

Mission Statement

Address food insecurity of SUNY Cortland students in need by providing them with non-perishable food items and personal care products in a respectful and private manner at no cost, thereby promoting their well-being and helping them pursue academic excellence.

Vision Statement

Continually adapt to meet the needs of SUNY Cortland students to ensure that they maintain a state of well-being and achieve academic excellence. Future aspirations include offering perishable food items and nutrition information.

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Additional resources

Cupboard Information


Basement of Interfaith Center (7 Calvert Street)

Fall Hours

Monday through Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students who cannot visit during the hours above can email cortland.cupboard@cortland.edu to schedule an appointment.

Contact Information

Lauren Scagnelli
Chair, Board of Directors

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-38
Phone: 607-753-2066