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Dining Options

Delicious Food and Flexible Choices

Whether you’re in the mood for a latte, a sandwich or a four-course meal, we’ve got you covered.

We offer a variety of fresh, healthy options at several venues on campus. You can choose from several meal plan options, whether you live on campus or commute from home.

Now hiring: Part-time and full-time positions are available for Fall 2021. Students have the flexibility to work around their class schedules. Free meals are provided for students who work four-hour shifts or more. Students can apply online, or contact Bill Duro, Director of Dining Services, with questions: (312) 520-8436.

Frick Center Café

Enjoy made-to-order stir-fries or omelets a well-stocked salad bar, Krispy Kreme donuts and a lot more. The cafeteria is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Location: Mall level of the Frick Center
Summer Hours
June 7–July 30


  • 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

The Café will be closed Aug. 1–Aug. 8, and reopen on Aug. 9.

Hours During the Academic Year


  • Breakfast: 7:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.


  • Breakfast: 8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:00 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

E.C. Grille

Satisfy your late-night cravings with burgers, sandwiches or snacks. While you’re here, throw a karaoke party or challenge your friends to a round of Ping-Pong or foosball.

  • Location: Bluejays Roost, lower level of the Frick Center
  • Monday–Thursday: 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.

Summer Hours: The E.C. Grille is closed. It will reopen on Aug. 30.

The Bean, serving Starbucks®

Boost your energy with a mid-afternoon macchiato in this outpost serving the world’s most popular coffee. Also on the menu: tea and fresh-baked treats.

  • Location: Founders Lounge, first floor of the Frick Center
  • Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday–Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours: The Bean is closed. It will reopen on Aug. 30.

Buehler Library Café

Get something to eat without even leaving the library. Our library café offers coffee, bottled drinks, bagels and snacks.

  • Location: Main level of the A.C. Buehler Library
  • Closed until further notice

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