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The Pantry

Arkansas State University-Newport provides students the opportunity to access food items through the Campus Food Pantry while pursuing their education. Each campus location provides a food pantry available to students at Newport, Jonesboro, and Marked Tree. The Pantry is a free supplemental food resource available each semester to students who are currently enrolled at the college.

How does it work?

The Pantry is open weekly Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   

Students may visit the campus food pantry once per week and complete a simple process to access needed food items. At the entry of each pantry door, instructions are provided which includes steps for accessing food from the pantry. The steps include:

  1. Scan QR Code (takes student to Intake Application form),
  2. Complete the Intake Application Form (online)
  3. Gather the items you need (grocery bags are provided).

For more information or questions, please email: or call 870-512-7859. 

Where is The Pantry?

The Pantry locations include: 

  • Newport Campus –Walton Hall, Library
  • Jonesboro Campus- Aviator Hall, Admissions Office 
  • Marked Tree Campus – Administration Building, Library (Work room) 

How do you acquire the food and items?

ASUN food pantries are sustained through donations, special grants, and purchases through the NEA Foodbank. Anyone wishing to donate to the food pantry may email: or call 870-512-7859.   

How does ASUN acquire items for The Pantry?

ASUN welcomes any donations made through the Amazon Wish List which provides a list of most needed items that can be purchased and donated to the campus food pantries. 

ASUN Pantry Amazon Wish List