Dining & Meal Plan

Everyone is welcome to eat at the Dining Commons. We offer buffet-style, "all-you-care-to-eat" meals. (Dine-in only, no take-out is available.) We accept debit and major credit cards. We don't accept cash or checks. Residents may purchase a Meal Plan (see below).

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday Friday: 7 a.m. 8 p.m.
  • Weekends:  10 a.m. 4 p.m.

​Breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch are served during the following times:

Meal Price


Breakfast (M-F)


7 a.m.  11 a.m.*

Lunch (M-F)


11 a.m.  5 p.m.*

Dinner (M-F)


5 p.m.  8 p.m.

Brunch (Weekends)


10 a.m.  4 p.m.

*The Dining Commons will be transitioning during the following times:  
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Transitioning from breakfast to lunch. 
  • 3 p.m – 5 p.m.  Transitioning from lunch to dinner.


Visit the UAS Food Services webpage to view the Dining Commons Menu.

Meal Plan

Our Meal Plan offers delicious and convenient buffet-style meals for residents at the Dining Commons, which is located in the housing complex near the basketball court. There are three meal-plan options for the academic year: 10, 12 or 17 meals per week. Residents use their student ID card to swipe for their meals.

How to Sign Up

New Students: Select a Meal Plan when applying on the Housing Portal.

Current Students: To sign up after the semester has started, please visit the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Payment Dates

Payment for the Meal Plan is due at the same time fees are due for housing. See "Payment Schedules" on Rates and Dates.

Where to Use the Meal Plan

You can use the Meal Plan at the Dining Commons, located in the housing complex near the basketball court.

Special Diets

We're happy to accommodate residents with food allergies and dietary restrictions. Contact the Dining Commons Manager.