Food Security and Transportation Initiatives

Transportation: ORCA Bus Pass

Since 2014, the ASG has been developing initiatives aimed at supporting student food security and ensuring students have access to transportation. Currently enrolled students can ride the Pierce Transit bus system within the county free of charge with a CPTC ORCA Card.


Food Security

  • The Department of Student Life operates a Food Pantry as an initiative of the SLSC. Currently registered CPTC students can access this resource one time each month.
  • Additionally, the Personal Care Pantry is also available to currently enrolled CPTC students and can also be accessed when utilizing the CPTC Food Pantry.
  • Through a partnership with Nourish Piece County, a mobile food bank is on the Lakewood Campus every Wednesday from 1 - 3 pm. CPTC students, staff, faculty, and Lakewood Community members can access this service once a week.