Dining Information

Alpha Dining Commons

Alpha Dining Commons features a wide variety of fresh food designed to satisfy everyone's appetite with food choices to rival your favorite restaurants:

  • Fresh fruit and salad bar
  • Delicious, hot, home-style entrées
  • Freshly-baked pizza
  • Grille station with burgers, fries and specialty sandwiches
  • Deli bar with a variety of meats, cheeses and condiments
  • Homemade soups
  • Freshly-brewed coffee and a variety of other beverages
  • Vegetarian option at each meal
  • Appetizing entrées made-to-order
  • Ice cream and desserts
  • Enjoy all you care to eat

All food obtained by resident dining patrons from the serving line must be eaten within the Dining Commons. Guests are welcome in the Dining Commons. Cash or check will be accepted.

Alpha Dining Commons

Hours of Operations
Monday-Friday 7:30am-6:30pm

Hot Meal Times


Breakfast 7:30am-9:00am & 9:00am-11:00am (continental)
Lunch 11:00am-1:15pm & 1:15pm-5:00pm (salad and deli)
Dinner 5:00pm-6:30pm


Brunch 11:00am-1:00pm
Dinner 5:00pm-6pm


Continental Breakfast 9:00am-10:00am
Lunch 11:00am-1:00pm
Dinner 5:00pm-6pm


Breakfast $5.95
Lunch $7.75
Dinner $8.95
Brunch $8.95

Westy Grille / Subconnection

Conveniently located inside Westminster Hall, Westy Grille is the newest dining addition on campus. Our Mexican grille offers all of the favorites: tacos, fajita burritos, burritos bowls, and salads.

Subconnection features a full service sub shop with fresh subs made to order. Menu offerings include: classic deli subs & wraps, premium specialty subs, toasted subs, and fresh salads.

Westy Grille / Subconnection Hours:

Monday—Thursday 11:00am-10:00pm
Friday 11:00am-11:00pm
Saturday 6:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday 6:00pm-10:00pm

Jazzman’s Café

Jazzman’s Café is located in Philathea Court in Philathea Hall and offers both hot and cold beverages, including freshly-brewed coffee, espresso drinks, cool blended coffee drinks, real fruit smoothies, and calming Republic of Tea beverages. Jazzman’s brews only 100% sustainably sourced coffees, from its ten Signature blends to the unique single-origin beans that compose Jazzman’s Noteworthy Coffees™ series, sourced directly from individual farming cooperatives and community growers around the world. All roasted exclusively for Jazzman’s.

Jazzman’s Café Hours:

Monday—Friday 9:00am-11:00pm
Saturday 6:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday 3:00pm-11:00pm

Meal Plans

Meals Plans at Grace College offer a wide range of options so you can find one that best meets your dining needs. Scans and flex dollars can be used at Alpha Dining Commons, Subconnection, Jazzman’s Café, and Tree of Life Bookstore.

Grace Food Services offers seven meal plans. If current students do not make a selection, you will automatically be placed on and billed for the equivalent Meal Plan you had the last semester.


Scans/Flex Dollars

Avg. # of Scans Per Week




20 meals per week/$150 flex 


$1,900 per semester 

Standard Plan - Mandatory for Freshmen, Open to All


15 meals per week/$200 flex 


$1,800 per semester 

Optional Plan - Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors only


162 meals/$200 flex 


$1,650 per semester 

Optional Plan - Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors only


114 meals per semester/$200 flex


$1,430 per semester

Optional Plan - Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors only


80 meals per semester


$700 per semester 

Kent Hall residents & commuters only/Scans only/Flex dollars may be added


48 meals per semester


$450 per semester

Available only to commuters


Changes to meal plans may only be made before the add/drop period deadline of each semester. Any changes must be made by completing a Meal Plan Change Form. Pick up the form at the Administrative Office in Alpha Dining Commons (no telephone calls--requests must be made in writing).

Any Meal Plan changes as a result of moving off-campus must also be made before the add/drop period deadline at the Administrative Office in Alpha Dining Commons.

Download and see more Meal Plan details or call 574-372-5100, ext. 6039.


Email Sarah Baier or call 574-372-5100, ext. 6039.