Dining at AU

There are four dining locations at AU. Martin Dining Hall is in the Merritt Administration Building. Food for Thought and Java City are in the lower level of the Thrift Library. And the Student Grille is in the student center.

Martin Dining Hall

Martin Dining Hall is the one of the main, centrally located dining halls on campus. It's traditional cafeteria style, along with a sandwich bar, salad bar, yummy desserts, and an assortment of hot and cold drinks. As of the 2014-2015 school year, the dining rates are as follows: Breakfast-$5.00, Lunch- $6.50, Dinner- $7.00, and Sunday lunch is $8.50.


Breakfast 7 - 10 a.m.

Lunch 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dinner 5 - 7:30 p.m.


Breakfast 9-10:30 a.m.

Lunch 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m.

Dinner 5-7 p.m.


Breakfast 9-10:30 a.m.

Lunch 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Dinner 5-7 p.m.

Food for Thought

Located in the lower level of the Thrift Library, Food for Thought, is also one of the main dining spots on campus. This location consists of Montague's Deli, which offers sandwiches, Loca, which has Mexican options, and The Wedge, where you can get fresh salads. There also is an array of Grab 'n Go items here.

Monday-Thursday 10:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Friday 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday Closed

Sunday Dinner 4:30 - 8 p.m.

Java City

Located in the lower level of the Thrift Library, Java City is the main coffee spot on campus. Here, you can get espresso and gourmet coffee drinks, teas, smoothies, pastries and bagels, sandwiches, salads and more!

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday 1 - 5 p.m.

Sunday 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

Student Grille

If you're ever studying or hanging out in the student center, and hunger grips you, visit the Student Grille. They have burgers and sandwiches, and sides, snacks and more to choose from.

Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday Closed

Meal plans

Meal plans are a convenient way to pay up front so you can focus on eating, friends, and getting to class during your time on campus. Plans range from smaller plans for commuter students to the Unlimited Plan, which lets you enjoy an unlimited amount of meals at Martin Dining Hall during the semester, along with $50 of credit you can use for food and drinks at any of our other dining locations. Visit the dining service website for meal plan rates.

To purchase a meal plan, call Anderson Central at (864) 231-2070.