JCA Dining Hall

The JCA Dining Hall is the main hub for student meals. The Dining Hall has multiple options each day that can satisfy any appetite. Students can choose daily from fresh entrees in the home zone, a rotisserie station, the grill, an omelet station, a fresh salad bar, make your own waffles, and a self-serve sandwich bar. Students can top it off with a visit to the dessert bar, complete with fresh local ice cream and pastries. The Dining Hall also offers themed dinners once a week that encourage the MU community to eat together.

Students sitting at table in Cafeteria

Meal Plans and Resources

Meal plans are required for all students living in the residence halls. Plans can be used in the Dining Hall and Roger’s Café. Students have unlimited access to the Dining Hall during scheduled operating hours. Also included in the meal plan is $75 in flex credit or Café Cash. This is a declining balance that may be spent in the Roger’s Café or the Dining Hall.

Gold Plan = $2,440/semester

This plan is available to all residents, includes 19 meals per week and $75 flex credit.

Silver Plan = $1,995/semester

This plan is available to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, and includes 13 meals per week and $75 flex credit.

• 75 meals/semester, $50 Café Cash       ($485/semester)

• 50 meals/semester, $50 Café Cash   ($365/semester)

• 25 meals/semester, $75 Café Cash   ($250/semester)

• 25 meals/semester, $25 Café Cash   ($200/semester)

• 80 meals/semester ($460)

• 40 meals/semester ($240)

10 meals per semester ($70).

• Breakfast: $5.00

• Lunch: $7.25

• Dinner: $8.25

• Kids 6-10: $4.00

• Kids 5 and under: $2.75

Dinner includes:
• 1 rotisserie chicken
• 2 side dishes or 2 salad bar
• 4 rolls or biscuits

Cost: $10.00

Order by phone at (503) 251-5331

Availability

Monday – Friday | 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Flex credit or Café Cash allows students to carry a dollar balance on their ID cards that is virtually the same as cash. Students can use their flex dollars at the Dining Center for meals or in Roger’s Café for a cup of coffee or other items. Money can be added to student accounts in $10 increments.

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Choose from a birthday cake, fresh baked cookies, a half-pound cookie, the survival pack, whole fresh fruit, or a treat of the month. Whether your student is homesick, having a birthday away from home, or just because, you can surprise them with a special treat!

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Have a question about nutrition? Click the link to submit a question to our registered dietitian.

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Find information about food allergies, nutrition, fitness, and eating disorders.

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Meal Ticket

A student’s MU ID card is their meal ticket and must be presented to the cashier at every meal. If a student loses their ID card, or if it is illegible, they are required to purchase a replacement card in the IT Department for $15.

Clothing 
Shirts and shoes must be worn inside the Dining Hall.

Hours

Monday – Friday

Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dinner: 4:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Saturday

Brunch: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dinner:  5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sunday

Brunch: 12:30 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.

Dinner: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location

The Dining Hall is located in the JCA Student Center on the main floor.

Payment Options

Acceptable payment methods at both Roger’s Café and The Dining Center include Flex Credit Declining Balance, cash, debit, and credit cards.

Roger’s Café

Our café is driven by efficiency and customer satisfaction, and we strive to make it a comfortable place to connect with friends. Study and enjoy a fine cup of coffee alongside any of our delicious café favorites.

Student worker at Roger's pouring coffee

Our menu

Our menu includes various espresso drinks, smoothies, drip coffee, teas, baked goods, and much more.

Online ordering

All items may be pre-ordered for immediate pickup or future pickup through the online café store.

Free WiFi

Guests can access WiFi by connecting to the “AccessWiFi” signal from the café.

Our roaster

We are happy to serve our coffee from a PDX favorite, Coava Coffee Roasters.

Payment options

Acceptable payment methods include flex credit declining balance, cash, all major debit and credit cards with magnetic swipe strip or security chip, Apple Pay, and Android Pay.

Hours

Monday – Friday

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday

Closed

Location

Roger’s is located on the west end of the JCA Student Center, adjacent to the Student Lounge.