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 Good Eating Company to provide service in Oliver Hall, 1928 Pub, Coffee Bar, and Gael Goods Convenience Store. The College offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the week, and brunch and dinner on weekends. The Late Night Dining Program, offered nightly during the week, gives students a break from studying.

What are the Meal Plan options? 

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

7 Day Meal Plan- Best Value - Students are able to swipe into Oliver Hall 7 Day Meal with $40 Flex Dollars each semester.

5 Day Meal Plan- Students are able to swipe into Oliver Hall 5 Days (Monday-Friday) Meal with $100 Flex Dollars each semester.

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 Blocks not used by end of Jan Term will expire and do not carry over to Spring.  In Spring Term unused blocks will expire Friday of finals week and do not carry over to the following year. [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, Gael Goods, and Coffee Bar 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)
  • Grub Hub (Get unlimited free delivery and more from your favorite off-campus restaurants)

Do I receive a discount when using Flex Dollars?

Students who use their Flex Dollars that come with your meal plan in Oliver Hall, Gael Goods, or Coffee Bar receive a 19.5% discount on their food purchases compared to using cash or credit.

Students do not receive 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 $2,400 per semester for whichever plan you select.

Commuter Meal Plans

For the 2022-2023 Academic Year commuter students are able to select from the meal plans listed above (5 Day, 7 Day or 180 Block)

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.