The Open Seat

The Open Seat” strives to alleviate the stresses of food insecurity by providing friendly and accessible sources of food for the students of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Visit The Open Seat

The Open Seat is continuing to to assist students who need to supplement their food budget through a weekly distribution of prepackaged food boxes at Union South.

Prepackaged food boxes at Union South

Support The Open Seat

You can support The Open Seat by donating items, making a financial donation, or hosting a food drive.

Items donated to the student food pantry

Additional Support

If the Open Seat is unable to meet all of your needs, here is a list of other food resources on campus: https://www.uhs.wisc.edu/food/foodassist/