Meal Plans and Dining

Students are required to purchase a dining meal plan with meal swipes to use for an all-you-care-to-enjoy meal at the dining halls or to use for a designated meal in the retail locations. Debit Dollars act as cash and maybe used at any retail dining venue.

AU Culinary Center

Featured Concepts and Menu

Smoke & Fire - fresh grill and traditional entrée choices
The Carvery - deli meats roasted in-house, carved fresh daily and served on a variety of homemade or locally sourced breads
Trattoria - Fresh signature pizzas and pastas
Roots - an enticing collection of exclusively plant-forward meals
nutriBar - fresh salad produce with a focus on local and seasonal
Anderson Bake Shoppe - homemade breads, pastries, cakes, cookies and more
Creations - create your own breakfast favorites anytime
Clarity - offers complete peace of mind for all of their allergen-free dining
Fusion - menu represents a global crossroads with creative features from a variety of ethnic cuisines

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Hours of Operation

Breakfast
Monday – Friday 7:00 AM- 9:30 PM

Lunch
Monday – Friday 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday Brunch 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Dinner
Monday – Thursday 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday – Sunday 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

convenient choices

Retail Venues Throughout Campus

We offer an array of convenient retail outlets.
Heritage Kosher Kitchen
We Proudly Serve Starbucks Coffee at Books and Beans. Pair your favorite barista created beverages with our signature bakery options all day!
Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM – 11:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sky Bar

Delicious and juicy chicken sandwiches, crispy chicken nuggets and tasty signature waffle fries are available!



Monday-Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sunday

Closed
Featuring handcrafted beverages, breakfast options, pastries and made to order deli selections.
Monday - Thursday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Troy’s

Serving up burritos and bowls. Menu options are subject to change as the menu rotates seasonally.

Monday - Thursday
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM -7:00 PM

Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mobile Food trailer focuses on burgers and melt sandwiches,will offer pop up specials and season favorites!
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Meal Exchange Hours
Breakfast 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Lunch 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Dinner 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Park
C-Store

The perfect quick stop for snacks, coffee, soda, and more!
107 Trojan Lane
Anderson, SC 29621

Open 24/7

convenient and flexible

2023 - 2024 Resident Meal Plan Rates

*Price/information for meal plans are shown by semester.
**Meal Swipes AND Debit Dollars will expire at the conclusion of each semester.

Freedom Unlimited

Meal Swipes: Unlimited AU Culinary Center and Chronicles Cafe,
10 Chick-Fil-A swipes per week
Debit Dollars: $200
Price: $2,990
Eligibility: All students
Price/information shown by semester 

Plus Any 15 Meal Plan

Meal Swipes: up to 15 Meals at AU Culinary Center, Chronicles Cafe and/or Chick-Fil-A (12 swipe limit) per week
Debit Dollars: $200
Price: $2,800
Eligibility: All students
Price/information shown by semester 

Plus Any 10 Meal Plan

Meal Swipes: up to 10 Meals at AU Culinary Center, Chronicles Café and/or Chick-Fil-A per week
Debit Dollars: $200
Price: $2,015
Eligibility: Seniors, College Parke and Heritage Residents Only
Price/information shown by semester

convenient and flexible

Commuter Meal Plans 

*Price/information for meal plans are shown by semester.
**Meal Swipes AND Debit Dollars will expire at the conclusion of each semester.

Commuter 50

Meal Swipes: 50 Meal swipes
Debit Dollars: $150 (expires at end of the semester)
Price: $665
Eligibility: Commuter students

Commuter 25

Meal Swipes: 25 Meal swipes
Debit Dollars: $50 (expires at end of the semester)
Price: $320
Eligibility: Commuter students
Price/information shown by semester 
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convenient and flexible

Faculty and Staff Meal Plan

Faculty and Staff 20 Block

Meal Swipes: 20 Meal swipes*
Price: $127.20
Eligibility: Faculty and staff
Price/information shown by semester 
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*Faculty and Staff meal swipes roll from Fall to Spring semester. All meal swipes expire at the end of Spring semester.

Meal Swipes

Meal Swipes are deposited onto your card at the beginning of the semester and can be used until the end of the semester.

If you have depleted your Meal Swipes, you may purchase meals with another form of payment.

Meal Swipe exchanges are available in all of our retail locations, limitations may apply.

Debit Dollars

Debit Dollars works like a prepaid debit card that allows you to make purchases at any dining location.

To add Debit Dollars to your account visit the meal plan office on the ground floor of the Student Center.

Debit Dollars may be added in any amount.