Food Resources on Campus

Student Health Center

Tartar Pantry

The Tartar food pantry is now open as of May 1, 2023, it is located in the multipurpose room by the cafeteria. Students enrolled in the current semester of instruction are allowed to visit the pantry twice a week.  Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 9:30am -12:00pm and 2:00 - 5:00pm (hours are subjected to change).

Free Meals on Campus

All Compton College students enrolled in the current semester are entitled to one free meal a day at the Everytable cafeteria located on campus.  Click here for more information

Mobile Food Pantry

Compton College has partnered with the Los Angeles County Food Bank to provide food for all its students and the surrounding community.  The mobile food pantry operates every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in parking lot F.

Mobile Food Pantry Flyer

Alternative Food Resources for Compton College Students

Compton College Farmers' Market 

Compton College, in partnership with the Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA), hosts a weekly farmers' market on campus Wednesdays from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Compton College students are eligible for free $20 vouchers weekly to spend at the Farmers' Market (while supplies last).

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CalFresh EBT cards will be accepted and the Compton College/SEE-LA Farmers’ Market will offer Market Match.

EBT Flyer

Interested in becoming a vendor at the Compton College Farmers' Market? Please click here for more information.


CalFresh is a program offered through the Department of Social Services (DPSS) that could help you and your family get access to fresh food. You can click on the following link for general information about the program and to apply for benefits directly with DPSS Benefits Cal Student Center Site.
If you have additional questions about the application process or need help applying, you may contact Myrna Reyes by emailing or completing the Compton College and CalFresh consent support form to request direct application assistance.

Compton College CalFresh Flyer (PDF)


If you have additional questions about food resources on campus, please contact the student equity office at 310-900-1600 ext 2509 or email the Tartar Support Network at






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