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General Services

FUEL NKU provides FREE food and hygiene products to ALL NKU students on Mondays and Thursdays (10:00am - 3:00pm) and Wednesdays (10:00am - 5:00pm) on tables outside the Albright Health Center.

There is no appointment needed.   

SNAP Enrollment
Are you interested in seeing if you are eligible for the Supplemental Nurition Assistance Program? Schedule an appointment with us (
FUEL NKU Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
FUEL NKU offers a FREE Thanksgiving Dinner for students during the holiday. Join us the day before Thanksgiving to share fun, laughter, games, and A LOT of great food! Keep an eye out on our social media during November for more information.
What is FUEL NKU?

FUEL NKU means we are "Feeding the University and Enriching Lives."

FUEL NKU is Northern Kentucky University's on-campus food pantry run by students, for students. We provide FREE fresh produce, refrigerated, frozen, and non-pershiable food items and hygiene products to ALL NKU students.

The only requirement to access our services is having your NKU All Card.

Our History
FUEL NKU was created in the Spring of 2013 by social work students as a way to address campus hunger. It started off as a shelf in a faculty member's office to feed a few hungry students. It has grown to a 2,300 square-foot space that provides food and toiletry items to hundreds of students each semester. FUEL NKU has been the model for many other universities in the development of their campus pantries.
Our Mission
We assure student food security and enrich the lives of students through education, engagement and advocacy.
Our Vision
We empower students by providing a safe, welcoming and
confidential campus center with nutritional services, case management services, and community engagement activities. We are advocates for students.