Welcome to the Dining and Food Services Announcements page. Here you'll find all of the latest news and everything you need to know about campus dining, food services and exciting changes. Check back often for up-to-date news and announcements.
2014-15 Residential Dining Special Events
Special Thanksgiving Week Hours: During the week of Thanksgiving, 11/25 to 12/01, UCCS Dining and Food Service Venues will have special hours: Click Here for the Full Listing.
Coins for Clyde's Cupboard: To help support Clyde's Cupboard, a Food Pantry for UCCS students in need, UCCS Dining and Food Services will be placing "Coins for Clyde's Cupboard" loose change donation boxes at Clyde's Pub and the Coffee Shop at the University Center. To learn more about Clyde's Cupboard, visit https://orgsync.com/81665/chapter
Cafe Scientifique: To ensure quality and speed of service during Cafe Scientifique, Clyde's will be DINE-IN ONLY from 5:00-9:00 PM on Tuesday, November 11th. For your convenience, Cafe 65 will remain open until 7:30 PM that night with the grill, pizza and burrito stations available.
Cashless Campus: To increase security and efficiency of service, UCCS Dining and Foods Services Coffee Shops are going cashless at the following locations:
UNIVERSITY HALL | October 13th
COLUMBINE HALL & DWIRE HALL | November 3rd
The coffee shop at University Center will continue to accept cash. All locations will accept the UCCS LionOne card, Munch Money, debit and credit cards. Munch Money can be purchased and loaded onto your student or employee ID card at the University Center Info Desk. Save with Munch Money - the more you load onto your card with each deposit transaction, the more bonus funds you'll receive!
Clyde's Weekend Hours: Catch all the best NFL and College Football games at Clyde's! We've add the NFL and College Football packages to our television lineup and hope to see you there for the big games! Clyde's is open Friday 11:00a.m.-11:00p.m; Saturday 1:00p.m.-11:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00p.m.- 6:00p.m.
Fall Opening: Check our Venues page for the latest information on opening dates and hours as we open our venues for Fall 2014.
Clyde's Hours: We're getting ready to serve you better! To work on new menu development and staff training, Clyde's will be closing at 3:00 PM, Wednesday-Friday and Monday, August 13-15th and 18th. We'll return to regular hours on August 19th. Regular hours are 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (M-F).
Student Staff Openings Announced: Dining and Food Services is recruiting for student staff for all campus locations: The Lodge, Café 65, 4 coffee shops, Catering, and Clyde's. Positions include: cashiers, checkers, baristas, servers, kitchen prep, cooks, receiving, and dish room. We are also looking for well-qualified student managers with outstanding leadership skills. Students can apply on SEANs place and must ask for a guest pass if they are not registered for summer classes.
Munch Money: The Munch Money Program has returned. Load Munch Money onto your LionOne Card and earn bonus funds for use at campus dining and food service venues! Click HERE to learn more.
June 2 - UCCS Dining and Food Services officially re-open on Monday, June 2. Clyde's, University Center Coffee (formerly Jazzman's), Columbine Coffee Cart and the Lodge will reopen. All other food and coffee locations will be closed for summer.
May 27-30 - UCCS Dining and Food Services is Coming Soon! All campus food and coffee venues will be closed as we prepare for relaunch during the week of May 27-30th. All that week, we'll have FREE COFFEE - stop by the old Jazzman's that week for our FREE coffee cart!
April 28th - Coffee Tasting Event! Help us choose the best coffee for the new UCCS coffee shops at this free tasting event. Berger Hall | 9:00-11:00 AM
April 14th - Student Job Fair. Check out the Employment Opportunities for more.
April 9th - The Office of Sustainability is hosting Sustainnovation. This year's event, Food Revolution, will focus on the exciting food shift happening in Colorado Springs, and here at UCCS. Enjoy FREE events throughout the day, from 9:30 AM to 8:30 PM. Be sure to check out the Food Service Panel at 1:15 PM featuring Mark Hayes, Director of Food Serices and Russ Saunkeah, Executive Chef and Associate Director of Culinary Services. Learn More Here.
Save the date! UCCS Announces the Student Job Fair. Check out the Employment Opportunities page for the latest information.
Important Munch Money Program Changes: Click here for More
Current open positions in the new Dining and Food Services can be found at: https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/search by looking at listings on the Colorado Springs campus.
Mark Hayes hired as Director of UCCS Dining and Food Services: http://communique.uccs.edu/?p=13635
Russ Saunkeah named Executive Chef and Associate Director of Culinary Services: http://communique.uccs.edu/?p=12585
Announcement regarding change to campus-operated food service: http://communique.uccs.edu/?p=12266