Dining

Saint Mary's Dining Services has a meal program designed to meet your individual needs.

We know you're busy with classes, sports, clubs and service activities, and we make sure that you can find a nourishing and enjoyable meal or snack when you need it.

On Campus Dining

Saint Mary's College contracts with the Sodexo Corporation to provide food service in Oliver Hall, Cafe Louis, and for many of the student socials. The College offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the week, and brunch and dinner on weekends. The Late Night Dining Program offered nightly gives students a break from studying and a place to gather with friends to enjoy comfort food, and study snacks like burgers, cereal, nachos, or ice cream.

What are the Meal Plan options? 

Students may untilize their meal plans in our Oliver Dining Hall. 

19 Meals a Week- Best Value - Students are able to swipe into Oliver Hall for 19 meals a week (avg 3 per day Monday - Friday and Brunch and Dinner on Saturday and Sunday). The 19 meal plan comes with $100 Flex Dollars.

225 Block Plan (avg 14 meals a week)- Students may eat any meal period they wish by using one of their blocks. Oliver Hall Monday - Sunday. This block plan comes with $200 each semester in Flex Flex Dollars 

180 Block Plan (avg 10 meals a week)- Students may eat any meal period they wish by using one of their blocks. Oliver Hall Monday - Sunday. This block plan comes with $450 each semester in Flex Flex Dollars [This Block plan is only available in the Townhouses]

Am I required to have a Meal Plan?

All students residing in the Traditional Style Residence Halls are required to have a meal plan.

Where can I use my Flex Dollars?

Flex Dollars may be used in Oliver Hall and Cafe Louis on campus.

However, they may be used off campus at the following locations:

  • Mountain Mike's (Moraga)
  • Loard's Ice Cream (Moraga)
  • Pennini's (Moraga)
  • CVS (Moraga)
  • Chipotle (Lafayette and Walnutt Creek)

Do I recieve a discount when using Flex Dollars?

Students who use their Flex Dollars that come with your meal plan in Oliver Hall or Cafe Louis recieve a 19.5% discount on their food purchase compared to using cash or credit.

Students do not recieve a discount at off campus locations. 

Meal Plan Requests

Townhouse students If you need to purchase a meal plan, please email housing@stmarys-ca.edu.  The cost $2,341 per semester for whichever plan you select.

Commuter Meal Plans

For the 2020-2021 Academic Year currently commuter meal plans are not being sold due to restricted access

Dietary Needs

Do you have particular dietary needs? No problem! Our Campus Dining Services Program can accommodate your special dietary requirements. For more information, please contact our General Manager at (925) 631-4378.

When Dining in Oliver Hall Please...

One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:

  • Bring your ID card every meal
  • Remember that ID Cards are non-transferable. Meal cards cannot be used by anyone but the purchaser.
  • Don't take the trays, silverware or china. If you accidentally do, please bring them back.
  • Bus your tray & be considerate of your neighbor
  • Use reusable plates, cups, and silverware to be sustainable
  • Compost your food scraps and recycle whenever possible
  • Make special requests & use the comment board. We value your opinion.