Special Hours - September 2021

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Move-In Weekend Dining Hours

September 16-19

5-Day Meal Plan holders eat free during move-in weekend. Welcome to campus! Weekend dining restrictions will be lifted Saturday & Sunday, September 18–19. Each student must present a valid UCSC ID for each entry.

Dining Hall Hours

COLLEGES NINE & TEN DINING HALL (map)

Thursday, Sept. 16–Sunday, Sept. 19

  • Breakfast: 7AM–9:30AM
  • Lunch: 11:30AM–2PM
  • Dinner: 4:30PM–8PM
  • Closed between meal periods.

COWELL/STEVENSON DINING HALL (map)

Thursday, Sept. 16–Sunday, Sept. 19

  • Breakfast: 7AM–9:30AM
  • Lunch: 11:30AM–2PM
  • Dinner: 4:30PM–8PM
  • Closed between meal periods.

CROWN/MERRILL DINING HALL (map)

Thursday, Sept. 16–Sunday, Sept. 19

  • Breakfast: 7AM–9:30AM
  • Lunch: 11:30AM–2PM
  • Dinner: 4:30PM–8PM
  • Closed between meal periods.

PORTER/KRESGE DINING HALL (map)

Thursday, Sept. 16 & Friday, Sept 17

  • Breakfast: 7AM–9:30AM
  • Lunch: 11:30AM–2PM
  • Dinner: 4:30PM–7PM
  • Closed between meal periods.

Saturday, Sept. 18 & Sunday, Sept. 19

  • Breakfast: 7AM–9:30AM
  • Lunch: 11:30AM–2PM
  • Dinner: 4:30PM–8PM
  • Closed between meal periods.

RACHEL CARSON/OAKES DINING HALL

  • Closed for renovations
  • Oakes Cafe will be open for Rachel Carson and Oakes students to use 5-Day and 7-Day Meal Plans for buffet dining service during move-in weekend (see hours below)

Cafe Hours

OAKES CAFE MOVE-IN BUFFET SERVICE (map

Only students with a meal plan will be served during move-in weekend
(no cash or credit cards accepted until Sept. 23) 

  • Thursday Sept. 16: Lunch 11:30AM–2PM, and Dinner 4:30PM–8PM
  • Friday Sept. 17–Sunday Sept. 19
    • Breakfast: 7AM–9:30AM
    • Lunch: 11:30AM–2PM
    • Dinner: 4:30PM–8PM
  • Closed between meal periods.

VIVAS (map)

  • Thursday Sept. 16: Closed
  • Friday Sept. 17: Closed
  • Saturday Sept. 18: Open 11AM–8PM
  • Sunday Sept. 19: Open 11AM–8PM

 


Welcome Week Dining Hours

September 20-23

Dining Hall Hours

COLLEGES NINE & TEN DINING HALL (map)

  • Monday Sept. 20: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Tuesday Sept. 21: Open 7AM–8PM 
  • Wednesday Sept. 22: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Thursday Sept. 23: Regular Fall/Winter/Spring hours begin

COWELL/STEVENSON DINING HALL (map)

  • Monday Sept. 20: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Tuesday Sept. 21: Open 7AM–8PM 
  • Wednesday Sept. 22: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Thursday Sept. 23: Regular Fall/Winter/Spring hours begin

CROWN/MERRILL DINING HALL (map)

  • Monday Sept. 20: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Tuesday Sept. 21: Open 7AM–8PM 
  • Wednesday Sept. 22: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Thursday Sept. 23: Regular Fall/Winter/Spring hours begin

PORTER/KRESGE DINING HALL (map)

  • Monday Sept. 20: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Tuesday Sept. 21: Open 7AM–8PM 
  • Wednesday Sept. 22: Open 7AM–8PM
  • Thursday Sept. 23: Regular Fall/Winter/Spring hours begin

RACHEL CARSON/OAKES DINING HALL

  • Closed for renovations
  • Oakes Cafe will be open for Rachel Carson and Oakes students to use 5-Day and 7-Day Meal Plans buffet dining service until the first day of instruction. Once instruction begins, Oakes Cafe will be open to the public but will continue to accept 5-Day and 7-Day Meal Plans for a limited number of meals each week.   Learn more »
  • All students are welcome to dine at any open dining hall on campus

Cafe Hours

OAKES CAFE WELCOME WEEK BUFFET SERVICE (map

Only students with a meal plan will be served during welcome week
(no cash or credit cards accepted until Sept. 23)

  • Monday Sept. 20: Breakfast 7AM–9:30AM, Lunch 11:30AM–2PM, and Dinner 4:30PM–8PM
  • Tuesday Sept. 21: Breakfast 7AM–9:30AM, Lunch 11:30AM–2PM, and Dinner 4:30PM–8PM
  • Wednesday Sept. 22:Breakfast 7AM–9:30AM, Lunch 11:30AM–2PM, and Dinner 4:30PM–8PM
  • Thursday Sept. 23: Regular Fall/Winter/Spring hours begin

VIVAS (map)

  • Monday Sept. 20: Open 9AM–9PM
  • Tuesday Sept. 21: Open 9AM–9PM
  • Wednesday Sept. 22: Open 9AM–9PM
  • Thursday Sept. 23: Open 9AM–9PM

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