Shops within walking distance of the MU campus sell food, household items and toiletries that you might need during your first few days in Columbia. Prices vary among the stores.
A&Y Global Market
Fresh and packaged goods from the Mediterranean and Middle East.
Address: 15 N. Fourth St. (map; 10 minute walk from campus)
Fresh produce, rice, canned drinks and packaged foods from many countries.
Address: 700 Cherry St. (map; 10 minute walk from campus)
Tiger Pantry is a student-run campus food pantry that provides packaged food and produce to clients and their families. It is available to MU students, faculty and staff — anyone with an MU ID number is eligible, and the process is completely confidential. For additional information, see the Tiger Pantry website.
Grocery stores with curbside pickup or delivery
Fresh produce, health food market, bakery, floral department, pharmacy, and dine-in and carry-out food service. Shop online for curbside pickup or delivery. Shop in-store at one of three Columbia locations:
Other delivery services
Shipt offers delivery of grocery or household essentials to your door. Stores include Hy-Vee, Petco, OfficeMax and Target.
Instacart offers delivery of grocery or household essentials to your door. Stores include Sam’s Club, Natural Grocers, EatWell, Schnucks, Target, Aldi, Petco, Staples, BigLots! and more.
Postmates offers delivery or pickup of food, drinks, groceries and more.
goPuff offers delivery of food, drinks, cleaning supplies, household items, over-the-counter medication and more.