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Campus Food

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3 College Junior

Campus Food: It depends on what's being served. Hit or miss at every meal.

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3 College Junior

Campus Food: It depends where one is eating on campus.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: I love the food options that are not in the dining halls. I love bleaker street, and the options of having Dunkin and Starbucks. The food however, it just generally unhealthy. In the dining halls I did not feel like anything was fresh or very healthy for students. I generally felt unwell most times after eating there.

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3 College Junior

Campus Food: The food is good, but not spectacular. The food on main street is definitely better than the dining hall food.

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1 College Freshman

Campus Food: The dining hall food is horrible. There is very little variety, and the food is very fatty with a high calorie content.

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You can survive, and even become a little plump, on dining hall meals. There is always plenty of food, but the food itself it not always so tasty. There are some people who are tremendously fond of the dining hall and sing its praises, but most students find themselves looking for other options pretty quickly. The food courts are a good place to use your points, and students often find themselves choosing fewer meals in favor of points.

After some time, students figure out which dining halls prepare which meals the best and move between them to satisfy their cravings. One of the major motivations to move off campus is the ability to escape the dining hall food. The dining hall experience gives you a new appreciation for cooking, and most students are happy to break away from the poor quality, tasteless meals that the dining plan offers.

Facts & Statistics

Meal Plan Available?
Yes
Average Meals/Week
10
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4390 per year
Freshman Meal Plan Required?
Yes
Student Favorites: Campus Dining Hall
Russell Dining Hall
Student Favorites: Campus Restaurant/Vendor
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • The Scrounge
  • Trabant Food Court
Student Favorites: Breakfast Food on Campus
  • Cereal
  • Eggs/omelets
  • Waffles
Student Favorites: Lunch/Dinner Entrée on Campus
  • Burgers
  • Chicken salad
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Pizza
Student Favorites: Late-night Snack on Campus
  • Anything from Harry Mart
  • Ice cream
24-Hour Dining
None
Off-Campus Places to Use Flex Money
None
Did You Know?
  • Special diets such as lactose intolerance and vegetarian are accommodated by the dining hall dietician.
  • You can get take-out meals to eat in your room from the dining hall.
  • If you can't tolerate the dining hall food, you can opt for a meal plan consisting entirely of points.

Dining Halls & Campus RestaurantsWhat's This?

Beach Express
Location: Russell Dining Hall
Food: Meals to go
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Bleecker St.
Location: Morris Library
Food: Coffee/tea, salads, sandwiches, soups, sweets
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-10 p.m.
Dunkin' Donuts
Location: Perkins Student Center
Food: Coffee/tea, donuts
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 2 p.m.-8 p.m.
The Figure Eight
Location: Fred Rust Ice Arena
Food: Hot drinks, sandwiches, soups
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Harrington Market
Location: Russell Dining Hall
Food: Drinks, grab 'n' go items, snacks
Hours: Daily 2 p.m.-1 a.m.
Kent Dining Hall
Location: South Central Campus
Food: All-you-can-eat
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Friday 7a.m.-2 p.m., 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
P.O.D. Express
Location: Gore Hall
Food: Drinks, grab 'n' go items, snacks
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
P.O.D. Market
Location: Laird Campus
Food: Drinks, grocery items, snacks
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2 a.m., Saturday-Sunday 1 p.m.-1 a.m.
Pencader Dining Hall
Location: Laird Campus
Food: All-you-can-eat
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-9:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-9:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Pencader Express
Location: Pencader Dining Hall
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Rodney Dining Hall
Location: West Campus
Food: All-you-can-eat
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Rodney Market
Location: Rodney Dining Hall
Food: Drinks, grab 'n' go items, snacks
Hours: Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-1 a.m., Saturday-Sunday 1 p.m.-1 a.m.
The Round House
Location: Central Campus
Food: Snacks
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Russell Dining Hall
Location: East Campus
Food: All-you-can-eat
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
The Scrounge
Location: Perkins Student Center
Food: GrilleWorks, Express, Montague's Deli, Zoca
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-8 a.m.
Smitty's
Location: Smith Hall
Food: Sandwiches, snacks, sweets
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Trabant Food Court
Food: Burger Studio, Chick-fil-A, Express, Fusion Cultured Cuisine, Konomi Sushi, Quiznos, Topio's Pizza, YouDee's Bake Shop
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-12 a.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Walter's Café
Location: Hullihen Hall
Food: Salads, sandwiches, soups, snacks
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Student Polls

What are the best food options on campus?    Based on 142 responses

  • 20% Trabant
  • 20% Main Street
  • 10% POD
  • 9% Perkins
  • 8% Rodney Dinning Hall
  • 8% The Scrounge
  • 7% Dunkin Donuts
  • 6% Russell Dining Hall
  • 4% Pencader Dinning Hall
  • 3% Bleeker Street
  • 1% Bleecker Street
  • 1% Kent Dining Hall
  • 1% Caesar Rodney Dining Hall
  • 0% Chipotle and California Tortilla
  • 0% Einstein Bagels

Rate campus dining on the following topics    Based on 222 responses

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  • Convenient hours
  • Ethnic/kosher options
  • Healthy/organic options
  • Late-night options
  • Quality
  • Value
  • Variety/number of options
  • Vegetarian/vegan options

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