Dining on Campus and Food Resources

  • Students wearing masks while in the dining hall

    On this page, you will find important information about the dining program this spring, along with temporary changes in hours of operation for the first three weeks of the spring 2021 semester.

    Types of Service

    To promote safety, IUP Dining Services will offer the following types of service this academic year:

    • Grubhub: This is mobile ordering to go. Please consider using this before other options. Instructions are on the Dining website. (Link to news post)
    • Hand & Go: Employees will handoff quick items for you to take with you.
    • Takeout: Traditional face-to-face order and go.

    Note: Students in isolation or quarantine should visit the Health and Safety page for food service options.

    North Dining

    North Dining is adding a made-to-order deli to the salad bar Hand & Go area. In addition to the made-to-order options, students can also select a featured specialty sandwich each week. Many of the deli meats and even some cheeses are prepared in the in-house smoker.

    The exhibition station next to the salad bar will also be changing. At lunch, a rotation of made-to-order rotation will include items such as omelets, pasta, sushi, guest chefs and smoothie bowls. Dinner will feature made to order pasta, walking tacos, Sweet Treats and stir fry.

    North Dining also features new menu items including expanded offerings at True Balance and throughout the dining hall.

    Special Events at North Dining

    Recurring events on the calendar for North Dining include:

    • Wing Night every other Monday, starting January 25.
    • Sweet Treats every Wednesday at dinner.
    • Chef's Table every Friday at lunch.

    Special Events at North Dining:

    • January 26: Alt Pasta (alternative noodles)
    • January 28: All About the Bacon
    • February 2: Sushi at Lunch
    • February 3: Campfire Cookout with Smore Sweet Treats
    • February 5: Celebrate the Big Game
    • February 8–12: Breakfast bowls for lunch
    • February 10: Premium steaks and salmon, restaurant styles meals, available for an upcharge
    • February 11: Chuck’s Carved and Crafted
    • February 16: Mardi Gras
    • February 23: Alt Pasta
    • February 24: Steak Night
    • February 25: Eggcellent Eggventure

    Other On-Campus Dining Locations

    The Hawk Hub has a large selection of new items on the menu for spring. Pastabilities will be featuring a rotating menu in addition to pasta that includes ramen bowls, burrito bowls and breakfast for lunch options. Fridays at Pastabilities will also feature Hand & Go Wings. Sauces will vary each week.

    Our Hand & Go cooler will also be offering an expanded menu this spring including salads, caprese cups and a chicken salad trio box. Limited-time offers at Grille Works will start with a Spicy Maple Chicken Sandwich and Greens to Go will be featuring a Mexican Street Corn salad.

    Chick-fil-A will feature a new Spicy Grilled Chicken sandwich starting January 25. Chick-fil-A also has a new selection of catering-type items in addition to our nugget trays. We now have wrap trays, salad trays, cookies trays, and drinks by the gallon available.

    Temporary Hours Before February 8, 2021

    With the university's recommendation that students not return to campus until February 8, we have temporary hours for the first three weeks of the semester:

    Sunday, January 17

    North Dining Noon to 7:00 p.m.

    Monday, January 18

    North Dining 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, January 19 through February 7

    North Dining

    • Monday to Friday 7:00a.m.to 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday 9:30a.m.to 7:00 p.m.

    Hawk HUB

    • Einstein’s – Closed
    • Chick-fil – A
      • Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      • Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Sunday – Closed
    • Greens to Go
      • Monday to Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
      • Friday 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
      • Saturday and Sunday – Closed
    • Pastabilities
      • Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
      • Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    • Grille Works
      • Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
      • Friday 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      • Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.


    • Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Starbucks and Folger Hand & Go - Closed

    As always, stay up to date with what is happening by following our social media pages, Facebook IUP Dining and on Twitter and Instagram @iupdining. We share updates including hours of operations, specials, limited time offers and pop-up events.

    For Your Safety

    • Masks are required in all locations.
    • Social distancing is a must.
    • All beverages will be bottled or canned (no fountain drinks).
    • Use of reusable mugs and bottles is suspended.
    • All food will be served on disposable service ware.
    • Condiments will be individual packets.
    • Individually wrapped items will be offered whenever possible.

    IUP Food Pantry and Help Center

    If you are facing food insecurity, the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center is available by appointment. If you need pantry items, please call 724-357-2220 (8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.) or email iup-foodpantry@iup.edu to make an appointment. Please be prepared to present your I-Card.