Utah Tech University

Food Insecurity

Food Assistance

Blazer Pantry

The purpose of the Food Pantry is to decrease student food insecurity, increase healthy eating choices, and help improve student retention. Located on the first floor of the Browning Building.

Click HERE for pantry information

Come & Get It

Supports students by providing free food and reducing food waste on campus. Students can opt in to this service to receive text messages when extra meals are available from catered events on campus.

Click HERE to register for this service.

WIC & SNAP Benefits

To assist students with access to financial resources, the Student Resource Center (located on the first floor of the Browning Building) is available to help students apply for WIC and SNAP benefits.

  • WIC – Special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children
  • SNAP – The supplemental nutrition assistance program (food stamps).

Opportunities to Get Free Food

Produce Project

Large quantities of produce are purchased from Costco and given out in front of the Gardner Center and the Taylor Health Building. Often, we also partner with the Utah Food Bank.

  • Dates February 27th and April 24th at 1:00. Supplies go fast.

Pizza and Politics

Sponsored by the Institute of Politics. Receive free pizza while listening to current events, politics topics, etc.

  • Every other Thursday at noon, starting January 19, 2023.

Monthly 1st Gen Forums

Location: Dunford Auditorium

Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm


  • January 12th
  • February 9th
  • March 23rd
  • April 13th

Sponsored by the Student Resource Center.

Cooking Demos at Campus View Suites

Hosted by the Booth Wellness center, Student Resource Center, Healthy Trailblazers Coalition, and others.

All students are welcome!

Location: CV #2 – Multipurpose room

Time: Noon — 1:00 pm


  • February 1st – Cooking Demo
  • March 1st – Cooking Demo
  • March 8th – Eating Healthy on a Budget (Includes a Cooking Demo)
  • April TBD – Cooking Demo

Taste Around the World

This event showcases the culinary diversity of cultures at Utah Tech. Food items are prepared by students and staff to be shared with our campus community. Each food item is unique to individual cultures, not just race or ethnicity.

  • March 20, 2023 at Noon

Club Events

Many club events have snacks of some kind. Club events are open to all students. Click here for club information.

Finding Snacks Across Campus

The following departments/offices provide free snacks to students.

  • Academic Advisement Center (First floor of the Holland Building)
  • Career Services (Fifth floor of the Holland Building)
  • Center for Inclusion & Belonging (First floor of the Browning Building)
  • Student Success Center (First floor of the Browning Building)
  • Testing Center (North Plaza)
  • VP of Student Affairs and Dean of Students office (Second floor of the Gardner Center)

Campus View Suites Information

Take advantage of the shared kitchens at Campus View Suites.

  • Pots, pans, and cooking utensils are available to check out at the front desk at the front desk of Campus View I & II.

Buying Groceries

Students can ride the SunTran (city bus) for free with their student ID. There are several grocery stores located on the bus route.

Dining Services Information

Dining Information

Dining Locations Across Campus: https://dining.utahtech.edu/dining-locations/

Campus meal plans: https://dining.utahtech.edu/resident-life-student-meal-plan/

Breakfast Options Across Campus

  • Trailblazer Cafe: 8:00 am – Hot Breakfast (pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs)
  • Stacks: 7:30 am – Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Be Fruity: 8:00 am – Bowls and Smoothies
  • Subway: 7:30 am – Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Powerhouse: 9:00 – Smoothies, Coffee, Protein Drinks, Waffles, & Avocado Toast

Trailblazer Take Homes

  • Students can purchase ready-made food to warm up at their house later.
  • Meals available at The Market

Spring Break Dining Closures

  • Students can use their meal plans to purchase food vouchers at various eating establishments near campus.
  • Brook’s Stop is the only on campus dining option open during spring break.