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Campus Dining

The University of the Cumberlands has partnered with Pioneer College Caterers for all its campus dining service, retail and catering needs. Pioneer College Caterers is the only contract management company exclusively serving Christian colleges and universities nationwide. Pioneer College Caterers embodies mission and values consistent with the University of the Cumberlands. We are proud to partner with them to provide nutritious, delicious and affordable meals for our students and guests.

For additional information regarding food services at the University of the Cumberlands, contact our Food Service Director at 606.539.5577

Weekly Menu

T.J. Roberts Dining Hall

The main campus dining hall is where you will find a wide variety of all-you-can-enjoy options, hot and nutritious meals, carefully selected ingredients that will allow almost all students the opportunity to take care of special dietary needs, as well as made-to-order and self-serve options. Plus, the Dining Hall hosts all kinds of special meals, like monthly theme meals, Pioneer Culinary Creations, Bonus Bites, the exam week tradition of the Late-Night Breakfast and more!

For those students who have special dietary needs that can’t be accommodated by the variety of our regular dining hall menu, please talk with Student Services, so we can help them take care of you.

Hours During Regular Academic Calendar

 

Mon - Fri

Sat

Sun

Hot Breakfast

7:00a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

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Continental Plus

10:00a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

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Brunch

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10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Dinner

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Dining Commons is usually not open to the public during academic breaks.

 

Guest Meal Prices in Dining Hall

Breakfast

$5.75

Lunch

$6.25

Dinner

$7.75

Premium Night / Specials

$8.50

Campus Food Court Options - Boswell

The retail food court offers many exciting food options for everyone on campus.

Chick-fil-A Express - featuring many of the menu items found at regular Chick-fil-A retail restaurants

Habaneros – featuring hand crafted Mexican cuisine like burritos, salads and quesadillas. 

Cumberland River Coffee – Cumberlands own coffee brand with three locations to serve students including downtown, BCC and the library. Coffee, specialty drinks, breakfast pastries and more can be found here. 

The Campus Food Court is a dining option where students with meal plans can use their meal plan, by exchanging a meal for one in the dining hall. Students will have the choice of an exchange meal in Chick-fil-A or in Tossed.

All retail venues will accept Patriot Bucks, cash or credit cards

Chick-Fil-A Service Hours:

Mon – Friday

Saturday

Sunday

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Closed

Habaneros Service Hours:

Mon – Friday

Saturday

Sunday

11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cumberland River Coffee BCC Service Hours:

Mon – Friday

Saturday

Sunday

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Closed

Closed

 

The Campus Food Court is usually not open to the public during academic breaks.

Dining Information for Parents

Adding Patriot Bucks is easy and can be done through our secure web site.  Funds that are deposited on student ID cards can be used at Chick-fil-A, Habaneros, Pete's Eats, and Cumberland River Coffee.  

Would you like to surprise your son or daughter with a special treat and a personalized card?  Even from far away you can send a birthday treat, celebrate great grades, or just remind them of your love.

Cookies, fresh fruit, birthday cakes, survival paks, and themed treat orders are quick and easy to order. Prices range from $9.00 to $27.00.

Click on the button below to order treats from the Pioneer College Caterers website.

Order Treats

Patriot Bucks Program

Patriot Bucks Student Portal

(Parents should see instructions below for making a guest deposit)

FAQs

  • Patriot Bucks can be deposited on a campus ID card for dining purchases on campus.
  • Both students and employees can deposit Patriot Bucks onto their campus ID cards.
  • Parents may deposit Patriot Bucks onto their student’s campus ID card.  Parents must know their student’s UC email address. 
  • The minimum deposit you can place on your account is $10.
  • There will be a 10% increase from the University of the Cumberlands for every Patriot Buck that is loaded onto the campus ID card.
  • Patriot Bucks are non-refundable 

How To Load
Students and Employees

  1. Navigate to your Patriot Bucks eAccount Portal and sign in with your university credentials.  Please do not put @ucumberlands.edu on the end of your username.
  2. Click on +Add Money
  3. Choose a deposit amount and payment method.
  4. Enter credit card info and click Submit
  5. After the transaction, you can choose to save your payment info.  You must select this option if you want to use the mobile app in the future.

Parents

  1. Click on this link, then click "Make a guest deposit".
  2. Enter in the student’s first name, last name, and email address
  3. Click on Contribute
  4. Enter Deposit Amount and click Next
  5. Enter credit card info and click Submit

Mobile App
FAQs

  • Please note the mobile app is not available to perform guest deposits.  If you are depositing money on someone’s account, you must use a web browser.
  • To use the app to make a deposit, you must make your first deposit online through a web browser.  After making the initial deposit, choose to save the card.  The app will used the saved card to make future deposits.
  1. Open the app store on your mobile device and search for blackboard transact mobile eaccounts. 
  2. Download the app
  3. You will be prompted to select a site.  Search for University of the Cumberlands and choose it
  4. Sign in with your university credentials.  Please do not put @ucumberlands.edu on the end of your username.
  5. When successfully signed in, you can view your account, make a deposit or report a lost card.

    Patriot Bucks Student Portal

    Dining Information for Commuters

    Students that commute to University of the Cumberlands throughout the week have all the same food service options available to them as our on-campus students do. Cumberlands partnership with Pioneer College Caterers offers special discounts and meal plan options just for commuters. 

     

    Flex Dollar Plans

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