COVID-19 Updates

BSU is open. An initial plan to return to campus in the fall 2020 semester is now available.

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Nutrition Lounge


Visit Us

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: Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays from 11 am to 1 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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Bowie State is accepting monetary donations for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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
  • Ravioli
  • Dry noodles
  • Oatmeal/hot cereal mixes
  • Granola bars
  • Dried fruits
  • Canned vegetables/fruits
  • Canned beans
  • Canned tuna

Personal Care

  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Hand soap
  • Detergent
  • Razors/shaving cream
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste/toothbrush

Other Resources

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