Residential Dining Centers

Danforth Dining Center  

First Floor Susan B. Anthony Hall

Our Fresh Food Company offers fresh, made-to-order options 5 days a week. At this residential, all-you-care-to-eat facility, each station features inspired menu options, fresh ingredients that can be customized to your preference and provides access to specialty stations designed to satisfy unique dietary needs and preferences (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and Halal).

Douglass Dining Center  

Click here for details about new Douglass! Opening Fall 2016!

First Floor, Frederick Douglass Bldg.

Newly renovated Douglass Dining provides delicious options at every turn with all-you-care-to-eat value.  Five unique micro restaurants serve a blend of global fare in a casual contemporary setting. Our Kosher Comfort station features whole roasted meats and sides plus an entire NYC style deli with made to order sandwiches using house-cured meats, house-made kosher pickles, and sides. Our allergen-free station delivers fresh, clean farm to table entrees devoid of the top eight food allergens. Bistro serves up European flare and campus favorites while Street features authentic, globally inspired dishes with endless variety. Topping it all off is Just Dessert with items from the bakery, milkshakes, an ice cream cold slate to customize your flavors, local coffee and more.

Food Courts/Retail Dining

The Commons Food Court

First Floor Wilson Commons

This food court offers a variety of delicious choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Choose from bagels, cut fruit, and breakfast sandwiches in the morning to exciting, locally sourced grilled selections, pizza, globally-inspired bowls, Freshen’s burritos and saladsBlimpie deli sandwiches, and Panda Express Chinese options throughout the day. If you’re in a hurry, you can choose from a variety of quick to-go options including a fully stocked salad bar, sandwiches, and locally sourced sushi, soups, or desserts.

Grab & Go

Second Floor Frederick Douglass Bldg

Created directly in response to student feedback, the Grab & Go location is conveniently located off the Douglass terrace and provides Unlimited or Pass Plan members with the opportunity to use a meal swipe for a pre-packaged meal to go for those busy class to class transitions during major meal periods. These delicious Grab & Go meals can also be purchased using DB, Cash, Credit, or URos.

The Genesee Room

Second Floor Frederick Douglass Bldg

The River Campus’ newest addition to late night. Enjoy trendy gastro-pub style food in this late night hangout – a one of a kind eating experience on campus.

Coffee Shops


Third Floor Wilson Commons

Need a pick-me-up on your way to class, or a place to meet with a study group?  Check out Starbucks in Wilson Commons to grab a quick iced coffee or caramel macchiato, hang out with friends over a warm mocha or latte, or enjoy a sandwich  while you get some work done. For information on Starbucks products, please click here.


Rush Rhees Library

Located in Rush Rhees Library, this market and café is dedicated to sustainability. Enjoy locally grown and produced foods including soups, salads, sandwiches, a Chobani yogurt creation station and baked goods along with Fair Trade coffee with a local story. For information on Connections many local partners and products, please check out the following links: Coffee Connection, Leo’s Bakery, Savoia Pastry Shoppe, Hale & Hearty Soups, Pine Hill.

Pura Vida

Lobby of Robert B. Goergen Hall

Specializing in serving 100% organic, Fair Trade, shade-grown coffee, you’ll be sure to enjoy a freshly brewed cup at Pura Vida. Located in the Science Quad, this is a great destination for a quick bite, hot and cold sandwiches, a variety of local baked goods, or simple grab-and-go options. Coffee Connection, Leo’s Bakery, Savoia Pastry Shoppe, Hale & Hearty Soups, Pine Hill.

The Buzz

First Floor Schlegel Hall

The Buzz at the Simon School features Finger Lakes coffee, espresso and specialty drinks but you’ll also find fresh soups, sandwiches, salads, breakfast items and an array of cold beverage


Hillside Market

First Floor Susan B. Anthony Halls

Convenience at your service, mornings through late night. Stop in for hot coffee, cold beverages, espresso,snacks, groceries, toiletries and much more!

The Southside Market

deKiewiet Tower

Another great spot for grocery and convenience items.