The GSU Café is located in the middle of everything – a great place to grab a meal or snack. You’ll find healthy choices that will keep you fueled all day long. There are hot specials every day for lunch and dinner, plus a salad bar, sandwich bar, soup and pizza. Arena Food Service, Inc. is the University's Food Service, Catering and Vending partner. Arena provides full retail food services in the GSU Café and C-Store at Prairie Place

GSU CAFÉ

In addition to everyday favorites, the GSU Café will feature a full line of daily specials, themed days and a loyalty card program.  Through the Arena Lifestyles initiative, healthier menu options will be featured that are prepared in a wholesome manner.

For complete dining and menu information, click here

To get up-to-date information on specials and events offered through the GSU Café, please follow on Facebook or Twitter.

C-STORE @ PRAIRIE PLACE

The C-Store @ Prairie Place provides an assortment of beverages, cereals, breakfast bars, heat and serve soups, frozen entrees, ice cream and grocery items as well as anytime snacks, gums and mints.  Toiletries and cleaning supplies are also available.  Fresh brewed coffee, fresh popped popcorn and specials items will be offered.  

To get up-to-date information on specials and events offered through the C-Store, please follow on Facebook or Twitter.

A suggestion box is available on the check-out counter for students to recommend items they would like to see sold in the c-store.  

DOWNLOAD OUR APP

Download your EAT Well ON CAMPUS app and place your order for pizza, something from the Grill or the Café Starbucks station.  Need a dozen eggs, or a pack of English muffins; fresh fruit or vegetables? Place your order on your app, use your myONECARD to pay online, then come to the Café and show the dining staff the order confirmation/receipt number on your smart phone to pick up your order at the café pick up counter.

MEAL PLANS

GSU offers a Meal Plan program to ALL enrolled students.  The convenient and flexible meal plan allows you to have monies specifically available for food and beverage purchases on the GSU campus.  Students select the Meal Plan program that best meets their needs:

    GOLD PLAN: $1500/semester

    SILVER PLAN:  $1000/semester

    BRONZE PLAN: $500/semester

The cost of the meal plan is placed directly on your student account.  Students who have sufficient financial aid funds are able to pay for the meal plan like any other charge placed on their student account.  For more information about the GSU Meal Plan and to apply for a plan, click here.

VENDING SERVICES

Should the need arise for vending assistance during the hours the Café is open, please call 708.235.7433 or visit Dining Services in Building D. During hours the Café is not open please either leave a message at 708.235.7433 or email arena@govst.edu .  Please provide your contact information, your vending concern and machine location.

CATERING

Arena Food Service, Inc. is proud to offer a wide range of catering options to satisfy any event need.  Our dedicated event personnel are happy to assist you and your group in planning your event to provide the perfect culinary and event compliments to your event.

Our comprehensive catering guide is available by clicking the link below:

GSU/ARENA Catering Guide

Arena has also created a Budget Service Catering program for Recognized Student Organizations.  To learn more click HERE.

Once you have your date set, please email a copy of the requisition form to the catering manager at catering@govst.edu.  The catering requisition form has space to provide your thoughts on the services desired.  However, Arena's Catering Manager and culinary staff are happy to provide suggestions and work with you to finalize your selections for your catered event.

Arena Catering Requisition

COMMENTS AND FEEDBACK

Your feedback and comments are very important to the success of the GSU dining program.  There are many ways you can provide comments, concerns, commendations and recommendations.  Please choose the most convenient and comfortable method of contact:

Speak directly with the GSU Food Service Director, Timothy Stacy
                        Telephone:  708.235.7433
                        Email:  tstacy99@govst.edu

Fill out a comment card located in both the GSU Café and C-Store at Prairie Place

Complete an on-line survey and comment card,click here.

 

Hours of Operation

Café

Mon-Thurs: 7:30am-7:30pm

Fri: 7:30 am-5:30pm

Sat: 9 am-2 pm

Sun: CLOSED

C-Store:

DAILY

 7:30pm-10:30pm