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Dining Services
Twenty-one (21) meals are served each week at The Fresh Food Company, which is Mercer University’s on-campus restaurant. The Fresh Food Company, located in the Connell Student Center, offers all-you-care-to-eat buffet-style dining. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are offered Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, a continental breakfast is served from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., lunch from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., dinner from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
P.O.D. Market is a convenience store carrying everyday goods like batteries, tooth-paste, pain relief, candy, snacks, grab and go, and Starbucks We Proudly Serve. The convenience store is located on the second floor of the Connell Student Center.
From full-service dining to grab-n-go items, there is a variety of retail locations across campus. The University Center is home to Chick-fil-A, Panda Express, and POD Express. Also in the University Center, students have the option to dine at Farmer’s Market which features fresh salads, sandwiches, and soups. Connell Student Center is the home to Which Wich and Tarver Library houses Einstein Bros. Bagels. To learn more about food services available at Mercer, you may contact Food Services at (478) 301-2925 or online at
All Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors living in residence halls and apartments (including Mercer Lofts) under 21 years of age are required to purchase a meal membership plan in accordance with Mercer University’s policy. The minimum meal membership required for a student living on campus is as follows: Freshmen: Unlimited Meal Membership Plan. Sophomore: 14 Meal Membership Plan. Junior: 75 Block Membership Plan. Classification is determined by academic hours earned. Freshmen = 0 to 29 hours, Sophomores = 30 to 59 hours, Juniors = 60 to 89 hours. Changes to meal membership plan assignments must be made in the first ten calendar days of the beginning of the semester. In the event a contract release is approved students are subject to a $100.00 cancellation fee. There will be no refund of a meal membership fees should a housing eviction occur. To learn more about the various meal membership plans available and their specific costs contact the office of Auxiliary Services at (478) 301-2741 or online at
Meal Membership plans are to be used by the cardholder only and are non-transferable. Anyone caught using another individuals Bear Card to purchase a meal or enter a dining facility will have their card confiscated and referred to student judicial. In addition, a $ 50.00 fee will accessed to have the card returned and re-activated.