Special Hours

Dining locations and hours during Move-in & Welcome Week


Menus: Daily menus with nutrition facts are online.



Wednesday, September 21

Cowell/Stevenson Dining Hall (map)

College 9/John R. Lewis Dining Hall (map)

Porter/Kresge Dining Hall (map)

Crown/Merrill Dining Hall (map)

Open continuously: 7am–8pm

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Oakes Cafe (map)

  • Breakfast: 7AM–9:30AM
  • Lunch: 11:30AM–2PM
  • Dinner: 4:30PM–8PM

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Porter Market (map) 8am–6:30pm
photo of Porter MarketLocated next to the Porter/Kresge Dining Hall, Porter Market offers grab-n-go meals, snacks, bottled beverages, smoothies, and organic espresso drinks made-to-order. Slug Points, Flexi Dollars, and credit cards accepted. Get 10% off when you pay with Slug Points or Flexi$.
✆ (831) 456-1679
Managed by UCSC Dining


Thursday, September 22

First day of classes. All locations start regular fall hours.


Dining Calendar


Dining Hall 2022-23 Prices

Meal Credit / Debit Price Slug Points Flexi Dollar Child 3-11*
Breakfast $10.00 $8.28 $8.00 $5.00
Lunch/Brunch $12.00 $8.28 $9.60 $6.00
Dinner $13.50 $8.28 $10.80 $7.00
* Children under 3 are always free with paid adult

 Other Campus Food Locations

Important: The following locations are independently operated and do not accept Slug Points. Please contact these locations directly with your questions and comments. Thank you!

Iveta Cafe at Quarry Plaza

  • Mon–Fri: 11AM-5PM
  • Sat–Sun: Closed
  • Closed on Holidays

Food Trucks Various food trucks and pop-ups may serve campus. These food vendors are independently operated. Check the UCSC Mobile Food Finder for food truck and pop-up locations.