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Cyclone Dining at Centenary UniversityA message from Lisa Bechtold, Dining Services Director.

We are so excited to be the new dining services team at Centenary University. My team is committed to raising the bar and creating a one of a kind culinary destination for Cyclones. From delicious food in Cyclone Dining Hall, to new choices at Starbucks to a new Cyclone Mart with self-checkout and salad making vending machine we are working hard this summer to enhance your Fall experience. You can also look forward to many fun, engaging promotions throughout the year with great food front and center. You will have a voice in the future of the dining program with many new ways to communicate and give feedback.

Visit the Cyclone Dining Website for more information.

Lisa Bechtold
Dining Services Director
Cyclone Dining at Centenary University


1867 Caterers at Centenary University

1867 Caterers - Centenary University Dining ServicesWe are delighted to share our catering guide with you! From morning breakfast buffets and freshly brewed coffee to a casual feast and elegant hors d’oeuvres, these pages are filled with fresh and contemporary menus. These represent only a starting point, however. Our commitment to you is to customize menus as needed for any occasion. Whether your event is a breakfast meeting, a faculty luncheon or a retirement party, you will find that we offer fresh ingredients, creative preparations, elegant presentation, and thoughtful service. We would be pleased to help you design a menu for your next event.

Place a Catering Order: https://centenaryuniversity.catertrax.com/

Marylin Crus - Sodexo Catering ManagerMeet Marilyn Cruz – Catering Manager
Marilyn is excited to work with all our patrons to answer any catering questions or help design the ideal culinary experience for your next event.
Email: Marilyn.Cruz@sodexo.com
Office: (908) 852-1400 Ext. 2337


  • Student ID is required at all times for access to the cafeteria.
  • Please do not remove china, glassware, utensils, etc.
  • Please do not remove food from the dining hall areas.
  • Shoes must be worn in the dining room at all times.

Groups wishing to post signs or distribute flyers in the dining halls should request permission of the Dining Services Director, Lisa Bechtold.

Cyclone Dining Hours of Operation

Cyclone Dining HallLackland Center
We are proud to offer a dining program complete with signature brands and menu selections that include just about every item you can imagine. Just feast your eyes on what we have available! Featuring a wide variety of fresh food designed to satisfy everyone’s appetite with food choices to rival your favorite restaurants.

Cyclone Dining Hall offers 12 different dining destination, from classics like pizza, deli, soups, salads and a grill to more specialty stations like My Kitchen, Create Your Own, Rustic Roots and Simple Servings. Below are some of our featured dining destinations.

Monday – Friday 7:00am – 8:00pm

  • Breakfast 7:00am – 10:30am
  • Continental 10:30am – 11:00am
  • Lunch 11:00am – 2:30pm
  • Late Lunch 2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Dinner 4:30pm – 8:00pm

Late Night

  • Monday -Thursday 8:00pm-12:00am
  • Friday 8:00pm – 11pm

Saturday and Sunday – 11:30am – 8:00pm

  • Brunch 11:30am – 4:30pm
  • Dinner 4:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Late Night 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Cyclone MartLackland Center Introducing Cyclone Mart, the next evolution in micro markets – a modern space where you can get a hot cup of Starbucks™ coffee or tea, grab and go foods, gourmet ready-to-eat meals, and even Sally BOT – custom salad to order vending machine – through an easy self-checkout experience that lets you enjoy the pace you want. Students in a hurry can grab a “Pick Four” for a meal swipe from twelve. Swipe and be on your way!

  • Monday-Friday 8:00am – 11:00pm
  • Saturday – Sunday 9:00am – 10:00pm

StarbucksStudent Activities Center
Starbucks roasts high-quality whole bean coffees. Other premium beverage options include rich espressos, lattes, and Teas.

Along with your favorite Starbucks beverages, this fall you can enjoy delicious breakfast sandwiches like eggs and turkey sausage on a bagel or our signature egg whites, spinach and gouda cheese pocket. Our grab and go menu, Simply To Go, will be available at Starbucks.

  • Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 8:00pm
  • Friday 7:30am – 3:00pm
  • Saturday – Sunday 10:00am – 2:00pm

CU PizzaLate Night Pizza Pickup – Lackland Center
We know cravings can strike Cyclones at any time. That’s why we’re excited to offer CU Pizza – a late-night dining destination available from Tuscany in the Cyclone Dining Hall that allows students to pre-order pizza and wings for pick-up to enjoy in or take to go.

  • Monday – Friday 8:00pm – 12:00am
  • Friday 8:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Saturday – Sunday 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Trotter CaféEquine Center
Trotter Café features freshly made salads and sandwiches, freshly made salads, as well as a selection of Sushi, Parfaits and fresh fruit salad as part of our Simply to Go program.

  • Monday – Friday 11:00am – 3:00pm
  • Saturday – Sunday CLOSED

Meal Equivalency

For added flexibility and variety, Meal Equivalency allows a student on a Meal Plan to use a swipe outside the dining hall in Starbucks, Late Night at Cyclone Dining Hall and Cyclone Mart. Students can use one meal equivalency swipe per day at the various locations below for a max of seven Meal Equivalency swipes per week.

Starbucks Anything purchased over the equivalency amount will be charged to credit/debit, cash or declining balance dollars/cyclone dollars

  • $4 equivalency for Breakfast
  • $5 equivalency for Lunch

Anything purchased over the equivalency amount will be charged to credit, debit, cash, Dining Dollars or Cyclone Dollars.

Late Night at Cyclone Dining Hall Meal Swipe Equivalency $6.25 – Anything purchased over the $6.25 will be charged to credit, debit, cash, Dining Dollars or Cyclone Dollars.

Cyclone Mart – Pick Four Meal Equivalency at Cyclone Mart comes in the form of our Pick Four program. Pick Four is a grab and go exchange meal: Meal plan holders can select from a pre-set menu and pick one entrée, one side, one dessert or whole fruit and one fountain beverage.

What is the difference between Dining Dollars and Cyclone Dollars?

Dining Dollars are part of your meal plan, each of the Resident Meal Plans comes with $50 Dining Dollars. Meal plan holders can supplement their meal plan with Cyclone Dollars.

Cyclone Dollars can be used at all dining destinations on campus. Cyclone dollars can be added to you Cyclone Card at any time during the year. Cyclone dollars stay with you until you graduate. These can be used at select off campus locations. Cyclone Dollars can be purchased in the Business Office.