Open Seat and Dane County Food Distribution

With the semester nearing an end, Open Seat’s food distribution and open pantry hours have changed. Over UW Winter Break, the Open Seat food pantry is be open 3:00-5:00 pm on December 21, January 4, 11, and 18 at the main pantry location, 333 East Campus Mall, room 3203.

Students can sign-up for their food items here: here or just drop-in. A sign-up is not required, but it does help us know how much food to order.

Parking is available under 333 East Campus Mall with a fee of $3.00/hour.  Enter on Lake St, and take the elevators for 333 ECM to the third floor. Lot 46 is on Lake Street and is $1.00/30 minutes.  There is also street parking on Lake St., 1 block away, and a few spots at Sellery Hall, 801 Johnson St.

The 80 bus stops 1 block away at Lake St and Johnson St.

Please contact Joanna at with any questions regarding the food pantry over break!

For additional food resources, you may also visit these pantries throughout Dane County:

More locations and information on food resources nearby