A message from Lisa Bechtold, Dining Services Director.
“Welcome back, Cyclones! We are happy to announce that our indoor dining locations are re-opening for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic! We are looking forward to serving you at Centenary University and welcoming you back with an exciting lineup of fun dining events and promotions. My team is committed to providing exceptional customer service, culinary excellence, and a safe environment for those dining on campus. Stay tuned for our revamped menus, wide variety of snacks, limited time offers, new campus apparel store Spirit Store, and opportunities to get involved by giving your feedback. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @cyclonedining for updates. We can’t wait to see you!”
Visit the Cyclone Dining Website for more information.
Dining Services Director
Cyclone Dining at Centenary University
If you have a food allergy or medical need that impacts your ability to eat well on campus, we strongly encourage a conversation with our Registered Dietitian, Sue Hurd: Susan.Hurd@sodexo.com. We also have resources on our website for students interested in requesting medical and non-medical dining accommodations. Learn more about requesting dining accommodations.
1867 Caterers at Centenary University
1867 Caterers is delighted to share our Simply To Go catering guide with you! Safety, quality and great service remain our priority. Gatherings are an important part of the Centenary University culture, and we are here to assist in your planning. While your event may ‘look’ different, we are committed to providing a safe and joyful event. Our staff will deliver and serve with masks and gloves at all times. Contactless service, repetitive sanitizing, and individually packaged items will be standard procedures while following current NJ COVID guidelines. Our catering department is committed to working with you to fulfill special menu requests, set up design and safety additions. We look forward to hosting, and making your event a memorable experience for all!
Place a Catering Order: https://centenaryuniversity.catertrax.com/
Meet Pamela Bickford – Catering Coordinator
Pamela is excited to work with all our patrons to answer any catering questions or help design the ideal culinary experience for your next event.
Office: 908-852-1400 ext. 2205
For Your Safety
Please read changes made to our policies and procedures to ensure your safety when dining with us.
Health & Safety
Meal Plan Info
ALL WE ASK IS THAT ALL STUDENTS AND DINERS FOLLOW THE DINING HALL REGULATIONS:
- 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 Hall – Lackland 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 destinations, 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
Breakfast 7:30am – 10:30 am (Closed for cleaning 10:30am – 11:00am)
Lunch 11:00am – 2:30pm (Closed for cleaning 2:30 – 3:00pm)
Late Lunch 3:00 – 4:30pm
Dinner 4:30 – 7:30pm (Closed for cleaning 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
Late Night – 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday and Sunday
Brunch 11:00am – 2:30pm (Closed for cleaning 2:30pm – 3:00pm)
Dinner 4:30 – 7:30pm (Closed for cleaning 7:30pm – 8pm)
Late Night 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Cyclone Mart – Lackland 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 – 7:30am – 11:00pm
- Saturday – Sunday – 11:00am – 10:00pm
Starbucks – Student 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 8:00am – 6:00pm
- Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm
- Saturday – Sunday – Closed
CU Pizza – Late 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.
Trotter Café – Equine 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
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 a different allotment of Dining Dollars. Meal plan holders can supplement their meal plan with Cyclone Dollars or add on additional Dining Dollars to their Meal Plans. If a student does not have a Meal Plan, they are able to add Dining Dollars or Cyclone Dollars to their campus card as well.
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.
Dining Dollars can be used at all dining destinations on campus. They can be added to your card at any time during the year. Dining Dollars will roll from Fall semester to Spring semester. They can solely be used on campus. Dining Dollars can be purchased in the Business Office.