Campus Donation Locations

  • Ag Hall
  • Art Department, Room 6241
  • ASM office – 4th floor, 333 E Campus Mall
  • College Library – Front entrance
  • Dean of Students Office – 70 Bascom
  • DoIT Tech Store at Computer Sciences
  • Engineering Centers Building – Room 170
  • Financial Aid Office – 9th floor, 333 E Campus Mall
  • Genetics Building
  • Grainger Hall – near the Capital Cafe
  • Hillel – 611 Langdon St
  • Ingraham Hall 101
  • McBurney Disability Resource Center
  • Microbial Sciences Building – Main Lobby & Biology Advising (2nd floor)
  • Natatorium (Nat)
  • Red Gym
  • Registrar’s Office – 10th floor, 333 E Campus Mall
  • Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs – 1225 Observatory Drive
  • School of Human Ecology – Advising
  • School of Nursing – Main Lobby
  • Shell – Camp Randall Sports Center
  • Southeast Recreational Facility (SERF)
  • Sterling Hall – Room 3405
  • Student Activity Center (SAC) main desk – 3rd floor, 333 E Campus Mall
  • University Health Services (UHS) – Floors 5-8, 333 E Campus Mall
  • Van Hise Hall – Main Lobby

What to Donate?

We accept non-perishable, non-expired cans (cans must not be dented or rusted) and other unopened packages (such as toiletries, toothpaste, dish soap, etc.). All items must be unopened with the original, legible, sealed packaging. Donations can be placed in bins labeled for “The Open Seat” at any time or brought to the ASM office, 4th floor of 333 E Campus Mall from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm.

If you would like to donate but need items picked up or have additional questions, please contact

Make An Online Donation!

Click here to make a donation to our pantry.

One-hundred percent (100%) of your donation will be used to purchase items to stock the pantry.


Contact Information and Social Media

If you have any questions about volunteering, hours/scheduling, housing a donation bin at your location, requesting pickups for full bins, etc., feel free to contact

If you would like any information on collaborating with the Open Seat, meetings or interviews, hosting a food drive, promoting the Open Seat, etc., please contact

Visit us on social media for updates on the Open Seat!