Dining Locations, Hours, & Menus

Sharples Dining Hall | Essie Mae's Snack Bar | Kohlberg Coffee Bar | Science Center Coffee Bar

Sharples Dining Hall


Guests are always welcome in Sharples. Invite your family and friends to dine with you. With our great variety and unlimited seconds, they won't be able to beat our prices. The rates in Sharples Dining Hall are: Breakfast...$5.75, Lunch...$10.00 and Dinner...$12.50.

Sharples Dining Hall Hours
Meal Hours:


7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.


Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

10 a.m.-11 a.m.


10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Lite Lunch

1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.

1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.

1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.


4 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

There are three small, private dining rooms available for meetings in Sharples Dining Hall. These rooms are reserved online. Rooms are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. All students on a meal plan will have their card swiped for that meal. Any attending students not on a meal plan, or other guests, must pay cash or show a bagged meal that they will be eating.

Please keep all trays, silverware, dishes, glasses, etc. in Sharples. Do not take them back to your room. All food is to be eaten in Sharples. It is prohibited to remove food from the building. We reserve the right to confiscate any containers used in an attempt to remove food or beverages.

Essie Maes Snack Bar

Essie Mae's Snack Bar

Breakfast: Jump-start your day with a made-to-order breakfast at Essie Mae's! Choose from our delicious menu: omelets, breakfast sandwiches.  The aroma of fresh-baked local bagels and assorted pastries is like no other.  Make your own parfait with Greek yogurt, organic granola, walnuts and berries.  We carry a variety of cereals, yogurt and fresh fruits. Enjoy our featured "Organic Fair Trade Coffee," juices, milk, and a large variety of teas.

Lunch and Dinner: Enjoy your favorite comfort foods, chicken fingers, buffalo wings, mozzarella sticks and fries. Our fresh deli culinary boutique features all the fixings for great deli sandwiches on delicious local breads. For a truly unique Essie Mae's-style experience, stop by the grill and enjoy the made-to-order meat or meatless grill items. And don't forget your candy, soft serve ice cream, novelties, frozen fruit bars and healthy snacks. Try our freshly baked cookies, turnovers, scones, and pies.

For Lunch only: Sample the colorful salad bar with freshly roasted vegetables.  Our fresh homemade soups are prepared from scratch using the finest quality and local ingredients. 

Fresh Fusion...EXHIBITION COOKING EXCITEMENT -- Featuring a range of foods from savory pasta dishes to enticing stir fry to innovative waffle station; our skilled staff makes your entrée as you watch. 

We carry gluten- free products!  Vegetarian and vegan menu options are available throughout the day at every meal.

Essie Mae's Snack Bar Hours
Days of Week Hours
Monday - Wednesday 8 a.m. - 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.- 12 a.m.(midnight)
Thursday & Friday 8 a.m. - 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.- 10:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Student Meal Equivalency Standards

 Students can use their meal credit at the snack bar for the following equivalent cash amounts:

  • Breakfast: $3.50
  • Lunch: $5.00
  • Dinner: $9.00

    Cash is welcome in Essie Mae's throughout the day. However, we can only accept meal credit during the following periods:

    • Breakfast: 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. daily
    • Lunch: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. daily
    • Dinner: Monday - Wednesday 8 p.m. - midnight., Thursday  and Friday 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.,  weekends 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

      One meal and points may be combined to make purchases at the snack bar.

      There is no limit on the amount of points that may be spent.

      Kohlberg Coffee Bar

      Kohlberg Coffee Bar

      The Coffee Bar serves coffee and espresso drinks (locally roasted), chai and organic teas, juices, sodas and smoothies. Our pastries, bagels, pretzels, and biscotti are baked daily. We carry a great variety of candies and snacks. Enjoy our breakfast sandwiches, homemade soups, and delicious sandwiches and salads. We offer a great variety Indian cuisine. A local Indian restaurant uses only the freshest of ingredients on their authentic fare. Always fresh, the dishes are a savory delight. A delicately spiced Indian curry will tantalizingly tease your taste buds.

      Kohlberg Coffee Bar Hours
      Days of Week Hours
      Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Friday 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
      Saturday Closed
      Sunday Closed

      There is no limit on the amount of points that may be spent.

      Kohlberg Coffee Bar is open to the general public, selling a wide variety of light fare for reasonable prices. Guests may pay in cash, or be treated by students using points.

      Science Center coffee bar

      Science Center Coffee Bar

      The Science Center Coffee Bar café features delicious locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks, as well as apple cider, organic teas and chai, hot cocoa, freshly pressed juices, sodas, and iced-blended drinks. We offer a wide assortment of baked goods and delectable candies: Specially selected sandwiches, salads, quiche and soups. Our popular fresh sushi, chicken fried rice and lo mein are delivered daily from a local, award-winning sushi bar.

      Science Center Coffee Bar Hours
      Days of Week Hours
      Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. (next day)
      Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
      Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

      There is no limit on the amount of points that may be spent.

      Science Center Coffee Bar is open to the general public, selling a wide variety of light fare for reasonable prices. Guests may pay in cash, or be treated by students using points.