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Food Insecurity

Recently, food insecurity among university students has received increasing local and national attention. A student’s inability to consistently obtain nutritious food is a potentially serious health issue.

If you are experiencing food insecurity, or know of a student who is, please refer to the information below for resources available to help support St. John’s University students.

Food Pantries Off-Campus

Go to to find a food pantry near you.

Queens Campus
Jackie Lochrie, Acting Dean of Students

Victoria Santangelo, Associate Vice President for University Ministry

Staten Island Campus

David Gachigo, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Rev. Tri Duong CM, Campus Minister for Vincentian Service and Faith Formation
718-390-4497 or 718-390-4305

Several articles highlight this increasing concern nationwide, including: