Main Dining Room

The Dining Hall is the main course of Columbia International University’s food services.

After all, it’s the place to sit down with your friends to enjoy a main course. We feature a wide variety of fresh food designed to satisfy everyone’s palate with meals that rival those of your favorite restaurants.

The Menu

  • Egg Allergy
  • Fish Allergy
  • Gluten Free
  • Healthy Habits
  • Milk Allergy
  • Peanut Allergy
  • Sesame Allergy
  • Shellfish Allergy
  • Soy Allergy
  • Tree Nut Allergy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Wheat Allergy


Monday-Friday: 7:30am to 7:30pm

  • Traditional Hot Breakfast: 7:30am – 10:00am
  • Continental Breakfast: 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Hot Lunch: 11:00am – 1:30pm
  • Lite Lunch: 1:30pm – 5:00pm
  • Dinner: 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11am to 1:30pm

Saturday & Sunday Dinner: 5:00pm to 6:30pm


Rossi Student Center – Top Floor

Accepted Forms of Payment

Open to all members of the Columbia International University community and guests, the Main Dining Room accepts meal plan, cash, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover.


Meal Plans:

All students may choose the Unlimited Meal Plan which allows the greatest flexibility to eat a meal and grab a snack or beverage throughout the day without limitations.  All Residents are required to be on the Unlimited Plan.  Students with special dietary needs as approved by CIU Administrator, may be eligible for a limited 10 Meal Plan.  These meals may only be used for the plan holder and are not transferrable. Unused meals are not carried forward each week.

Unlimited Meal Plan 10 Meal Plan
Meals per week Unlimited 10
RAM Bucks $100/semester $100/semester
Availability Everyone Special Dietary Needs
Transferable? No No

Guest Meals

The Main Dining Room isn’t just for students. Guest meals are also available to anyone visiting Columbia International University for a nominal fee. After all, they are our guests!

Breakfast: $7.00
Lunch: $9.00
Dinner: $10.00