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Dining Services

Feeding more than just your mind

Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty meal or a quick snack on the run, Lander’s Dining Services will satisfy any appetite. Campus dining options include Chick-Fil-A, Starbucks, the POD Express, the Lander Dining Hall, and our newest location, The Drop.



Grier Student Center Dining Hall

Landers's Grier Student Center Dining Hall is an all-you-can-eat meal option including beverages, a variety of entrees, vegetables, and desserts. With tables and booths overlooking campus, the dining hall is a popular place to meet friends for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.


Located in the Grier Student Center, Chick-Fil-A is excited to serve you with our express menu. Come join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner for a famous chicken sandwich, a nugget meal, or one of our delicious shakes. While there is no in-house dining, be sure to take advantage of the ample seating in the Commons Area.

The Drop


Located on the lower floor of the Carnell Learning Center, The Drop will offer an expansive menu of delicious options. Order a sub from The Spread; tasty tacos, feisty fajitas or busting burritos from Jack's Burritos; or Burger & Fries' American classic. Simply order and pay from your mobile device or walk-up kiosk – including the option for a meal exchange – and then pick it up in our reimagined virtual food hall!


A favorite among coffee lover, the Lander campus is home to a full-service Starbucks coffee shop, conveniently located on the main floor of the Jackson Library.


Freshëns Fresh Food Kitchenlocated in the Grier Student Center, is a fresh casual restaurant offering prepared-to-order food, blended fruit smoothies, and açai bowls, with a healthy and hearty menu designed for personalization and quick speed of service.

POD Express

For lighter fare, the Provisions on Demand (POD) Express, on the lower floor of the Carnell Learning Center, offers a variety of quick grab’n’go food and beverage choices for any time of day.

Bear Necessities Food Pantry

The Food Insecurities Task Force at Lander is pleased to share the Bear Necessities Food Pantry. The food pantry is the culmination of work by Lander and community leaders to address the problems of food insecurity among students. 


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Choosing Your Meal Plan

Meals are included in the cost of room and board, and resident students can choose from a number of convenient plan options. Learn more about meal plan details and pricing.



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Contact Dining Services
Brantlee Coward, Director of Dining Services
Kristin Brannon, Office Manager/Meal Plan Purchases