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.

For questions, contact us at:

Visit The Open Seat

The Open Seat supplies any UW Madison student in need of access to nutritious and affordable food with free produce, dairy, hygiene, and canned goods.

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: