The dining commons are accessible to students on a residential meal plan. With vegan and vegetarian options aplenty, All of our Dining Commons offer a dedicated station for those trying to avoid gluten, certified by the Gluten Intolerance Group. Dedicated Kosher and Zabiha Halal stations are also available.
Hours of Operation
|Monday – Thursday 7am – 8:30pm|
|Friday 7am – 7:30pm|
|Saturday 8am – 2:30pm|
|Sunday 8am – 8:30pm|
Our dining halls operate continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The transition between breakfast and lunch is from 10:30-11:00, and the transition between lunch and dinner is from 2:30 – 4:30. Soup, pizza, salad, grill and deli items will still be available during these times.
Fourth Meal 9pm - 12am
Monday, 10/11/21 Cathey Dining Commons
Monday,1/17/22 Woodlawn Dining Commons & Bartlett Dining Commons
Monday, 4/11/22 Baker Dining Commons
Saturday Night Meal Swipes
- Available for SP22 at Woodlawn Dining Commons and Hutchinson Dining Commons
- You can only use one Saturday Night Meal Swipe per Saturday of the quarter, from 4:00 pm. to 8:00 pm.
- Saturday Night Meal Swipes will automatically be added to your Residential Meal Plan at no additional cost or if you are resident staff.
- These swipes will not accumulate or rollover from one weekend to the next.
- Each station will offer a combo meal option, and a featured dessert will be available.
Located off of the urban plaza at the corner of 55th and University, Baker Dining Commons was built in 2016. The cafe operates continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
What once served as the university’s track and gym, Bartlett Dining Commons, operates continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Located on the University of Chicago’s south campus, Woodlawn Dining Commons, operates continuously throughout the day, with transitional periods between breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Academic Cafés & Food Courts
8am – 8pm
12pm – 8pm
Friday: 11am – 3pm
Saturday: 11:30am – 8pm
Law School Café
8am – 5pm
8am – 3:30pm
8:30am – 6pm
Specialty Coffee Shops
Pret A Manger
Starbucks @ Saeih
Barnes & Noble Bookstore Café
7 days a week
10am – 1am
7 days a week
Cobb Coffee Shop