Dining Services

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Lincoln’s Dining Services is operated by Thompson Hospitality. Visit Thompson’s Lincoln University dining website for complete information. We are proud to provide students, staff, faculty and visitors with the highest quality and service here on campus.

Where to Eat
There are four dining locations from which to choose: one resident dining hall, the Common Dining Hall; two retail locations, Marvelous Market and Be Right Burger & KFC; and one faculty/staff location, The Gold Room.

View the complete hours of operation including breakfast, lunch, and dinner times.

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Dining Location Hours of Operation

Location Weekday Hours Weekend Hours
Common Dining Hall 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
The Lion's Brew (Starbucks) 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
Marvelous Market CLOSED CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
Be Right Burger (BRB) 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
KFC Express CLOSED CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
On the Go in the SUB CLOSED CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
Austin Grill 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
Chop'd & Wrap'd CLOSED CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
Sushi Shop CLOSED CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
The Gold Room - Faculty Dining CLOSED CLOSED Saturday & Sunday


Modified Schedule
Campus dining will operate on modified schedules when the University experiences inclement weather or is closed for a holiday. 

  • Holidays
    • Main café brunch:    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    • Main café dinner:     4 - 7 p.m.
    • Retail outlets closed.
  • Inclement weather
    • Two (2) hour delay & School Closed:
      • Brunch: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
      • Dinner: 4 - 7 p.m.
      • Retail outlets closed.

Meal Plans
Our meal plan has been designed to accommodate the various needs of our students. With our unlimited access meal plan, you will have unlimited dining access in the Lincoln Dining Commons seven days a week. When you become a meal plan member, your student identification card becomes your pass to use your meal plan in the Dining Hall. 

The Dining Hall offers something for everyone! You will enjoy a wide variety of popular, all-you-care-to-eat menu options. Enjoy an array of comfort foods, delicious pizzas, grilled sandwiches, and vegetarian options in a fun, comfortable atmosphere. View the upcoming menus.

Working for Dining Services is more than just dish room work! Positions are now available for cashiers, catering staff, convenience store help, and much more. We offer a competitive wage with an opportunity to receive a pay increase each semester you return. 

Staff and Contact
View complete staff listing and contact info
Fax: 484-365-8167