Market opens in new location with Amazon Just Walk Out technology

Get ready for some exciting news that’s about to change the way you shop on campus. Imagine a store where you can just grab what you want and walk out without waiting in line at the checkout. Well, guess what? Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology and UNC Charlotte Dining Services are teaming up to bring […]

Students gather around Starship robots

Deposit to ODA, Get Rewarded

Deposit $350 or more in Optional Dining Account funds between Aug. 28, 2023, and Oct. 13, 2023 and receive: Optional Dining Account (ODA) funds can be used at any campus dining location, including Markets and athletics concessions. Incentives will be available by the end of the business day each Monday through the duration of the […]

Starbucks celebrates grand opening in Atkins


Construction is finished and coffee is brewing on the ground floor of the Atkins Library. The new Starbucks location in Atkins will celebrate its grand launch on Monday, March 13, 10 a.m.- 11 a.m. Come enjoy the festivities, ribbon cutting and remarks from campus officials. Meal plan holders can pay with Declining Balance funds at […]

Starbucks grand opening celebrates new library location


On a chilly March Monday morning, students, faculty and staff gathered for the official ribbon cutting for the new Starbucks location in Atkins Library. The weather was perfect for enjoying a warm cup of complimentary Starbucks coffee and cake pops. Graduating senior Mico Quijano was the master of ceremonies who introduced Dr. Anne Moore, dean […]

Spring 2023 Dining News


Look out for exciting changes coming to dining in Spring 2023! Changes coming to Crown Commons April 1 Crown Commons will undergo a major renovation beginning on April 1. The purpose of the renovation is to provide you with high-quality dining facilities, upgraded food stations and additional seating space to improve your campus dining experience. […]

The Faces of Food Service


Food builds community — it inspires creativity and transports us to far-off lands. It helps us move through difficult times, stay awake in our afternoon meetings and tastes, well, pretty good. Dining Services know the impact food can have and is committed to being an essential campus service — remaining open during inclement weather events, […]

Experience the new Crown Commons


In preparation for the Crown Commons renovation, we are setting up a Virtual Reality experience for students to get a sneak peek of the new Crown Commons coming fall 2023. You can participate in this experience on the 2nd floor of the Student Union and inside Crown Commons. Bring your friends! 2nd Floor Student Union […]

Change Please proceeds fund job training for people experiencing housing insecurity


On April 1, 2022, Change Please opened alongside Auntie Anne’s on campus in their first United States location. Change Please serves delicious coffee sourced globally but roasted in the United States. The program is unique in its philanthropic mission. Sales from each cup of coffee fund non-profit organizations in the Charlotte area that help ease […]

Dining Services pilots student-led delivery service


Uber Eats saw a 214% increase in its customer base in 2020. The inability to dine in restaurants created new interest (and sales) for food delivery services worldwide. But food delivery services are hardly new. Most of the well-known apps have been around for over a decade, increasing their functionality, drivers and restaurant line-ups each […]

Dining Services adopts ‘HowGood’ labeling at dining halls


“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” –Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin The old adage “You are what you eat” reminds us to think about not only what we consume, but where our food comes from and who produces it. Since we all rely on the global food supply chain to […]