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Nutrition Lounge

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If you are a student in need of non-perishable food items, as well as toiletries, cleaning supplies and hygiene items, visit the Nutrition Lounge. 

  • Hours: Monday through Friday, from 10 am to 2 pm
  • Location: Thurgood Marshall Library, ground floor near the front entrance elevator

The Bowie State Nutrition Lounge, sponsored by Food Lion Feeds, provides a place for students to relax, study and have a place to access and enjoy free healthy foods.

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The university is committed to providing students with wraparound support to empower them to reach their full potential through academic success and personal well-being. The innovative Nutrition Lounge provides a place for students to gather between classes for healthy snacks and tips on healthy eating. 

Bowie State has partnered with Food Lion and Capital Area Food Bank to ensure the lounge is stocked regularly and abides by strict food safety standards.

 Items to Donate

Bowie State welcomes donations of non-perishable foods and personal care items. See the list below for the types of items we need.

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Non-Perishable Food

  • Rice/rice mixes
  • Dry noodles
  • Oatmeal/hot cereal mixes
  • Granola bars
  • Canned tuna
  • Pasta and Grains
  • Canned Food except vegetables
  • Drinks
  • Snacks

Personal Care

  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Hand soap
  • Detergent
  • Razors/shaving cream
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste/toothbrush
  • Body Wash
  • Lotion
  • Floss
  • Tide pods

Other Resources



Sponsored by Food Lion Feeds and the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life (in collaboration with Campus Organizations)