Mississippi State University offers several resources for students who may be experiencing food insecurity. Nationally, approximately 30% of college students experience food insecurity during their enrollment. We want to ensure you are aware of the resources available to all students via our Food Security Network.
Bully's Closet and Pantry: Bully's Closet and Pantry (BCP) is located at 120 Morgan Avenue on campus. BCP offers nutritious food, necessities like toiletry items, household goods, school supplies, and professional clothing for students in need. Students can access BCP every weekday. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday in-person shopping is allowed by appointment - to schedule a time at https://tinyurl.com/BCPShopping and curbside pick-up is available on Wednesday and Thursday. Orders are placed through Cowbell Connect - Bully's Closet Pantry Curbside Pick-Up. There is no qualifying for services aside from a valid MSU
student ID card.
Block by Block: The Block by Block Program provides short-term assistance by allocating block meals to students' ID cards when needed. Students can also donate up to three block meals per semester via an online form. Both the form to request meals and to donate meals is available at
Maroon Meals: Maroon Meals is a text notification system informing students of the availability of free food on campus, including the type of food available,
location, and length of time available. The steps to enroll are simple.
1. Download the myState app and log in with your MSU NetID and NetPassword.
2. Under the Student, Faculty, and Staff section, go to Notification Sign-Up.
3. Turn the Maroon Meals slider to the "on" position and press Save. Make sure
notifications are enabled for the myState app on your phone.
Students can access any of these programs directly. Referrals can also be made
via email@example.com or by calling 662-325-3611.