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Dining Services


The Ravenhill Dining Hall provides students with a large variety of meal selections, including many healthy choices, with unlimited seconds for students dining in. It features creations from all over the world at Bravisimo, fresh dough pizzas from Pepperazzi’s, delicious fresh salads and mouth-watering sandwiches from the Deli, as well as fresh-stock soups and favorite home-cooked foods.

The dining hall is open regular hours during the day Monday through Friday, serving breakfast from 7:15 to 10:15 a.m., continental breakfast from 10:15 to 11 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., lite lunch from 2 to 5 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 7 p.m. on Fridays. On the weekends, it is open for brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., lite lunch from 2 to 5 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Ravenhill operates Sunday to Thursday as a retail Late Night option and lounge from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. offering “On-the-Go!”, pizza, street foods and sweets.

The Kanbar Campus Center offers a variety of dining options, including The Common Thread, The Common Thread Express and Ted’s.

The Common Thread, located on the lower level, offers fresh burgers and hand-cut french fries, Philadelphia cheesesteaks and other favorites at the grill. The deli offers whole roasted turkey and roast beef along with other deli favorites and sides. Homemade fresh-stock soups, baked pastas and entrées cooked to order also are available. Common Thread is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

The Common Thread Express is our convenient online ordering system. Place your order for your freshly made grain bowl, or salad pick up at your designated time. The pick-up window is adjacent to Common Thread and open Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ted’s, located on the main level, offers “On-the-Go!” and convenience items in the store, as well as fresh dough pizzas, hot subs, Starbucks coffee, ice cream and fresh-baked products. Ted’s is open continuously Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to midnight, and noon to midnight on Saturdays and Sundays.

The Tuttleman Cafe, located in The Tuttleman Center, offers coffee and lite fare. It is open 7:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

All students living on campus, with the exception of those residing in the townhouses or apartments, are required to purchase a meal plan. Commuting, townhouse and apartment students may purchase a meal plan or use the dining facilities on a cash basis.