BGSU continues to proactively respond to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, and we are committed to the health and vitality of our learning community. To assist, the Office of the Dean of Students is providing ongoing support for our students during this unprecedented time.

Staff is available to speak with students by phone and via email from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you are in need of food and/or financial assistance, please see the resources below.

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St. Aloysius Church Food Pantry

150 S. Enterprise St., Bowling Green, Oh. 43402
Monday – Friday 10:00am-12:00pm; 1:00pm-3:00pm
Phone: Please call ahead 419-352-4195

BG Food Pantry

419 Gould St. Ste. 6, Bowling Green, Oh. 43402
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 1:00pm-3:00pm
Phone: 419-353-5174
Referral required

The Brown Bag Food Project

530 Sand Ridge Rd., Bowling Green, Oh. 43402
Phone: 419-960-5345
Must call ahead to schedule a pick up time

Islamic Food Bank of Toledo

25877 Scheider Rd., Perrysburg, Oh. 43551
Monday-Friday 3:30pm-6:30pm
There is no sign in or eligibility requirements
Bring a green food bag if you have one

For additional information regarding the University's response to COVID-19, please check out our dedicated coronavirus website.

Wood County Department of Job and Family Services

To qualify, applicants must state that they may fall behind on housing or utility payments due to a layoff from employment, reduction in work hours or income or loss of an offer of employment due to the COVID-19 crisis. Households must have a current gross monthly income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. For a household of one, this is about $2,100 or less per month. For a family of 4, this about $4,300 or less. The income amount varies based on family size.

Applications will be completed by phone interview. Required documentation may include leases, mortgage statements, and current utility bills. All documentation may be submitted by mail, email or fax following the interview. Paper applications will not be available at this time as the lobby of the agency is closed to the public.