Hours of Operation & Meal Prices

Meal Prices

Door Rates

  • Breakfast: $10.00
  • Lunch: $12.00
  • Brunch/Dinner: $14.00

 

Faculty/Staff Pricing

  • Breakfast: $5.00
    • Children’s Rates:
      • 4yrs and under: Free
      • 5yrs to 8yrs: $2.50
  • Lunch: $7.00
    • Children’s Rates:
      • 4yrs and under: Free
      • 5yrs to 8yrs: $3.50
  • Brunch/Dinner: $10.00
    • Children’s Rates:
      • 4yrs and under: Free
      • 5yrs to 8yrs: $6.00
  • Family Friendly Fridays: Starting on Friday November 4, faculty, staff and their immediate family members may dine in Commons on Fridays between 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Please note that employees may be asked to show their ID when entering.
    • Adults: $8.00
    • Children Rates:
      • 4yrs and under: Free
      • 5yrs to 8yrs: $5.00

Academic Hours of Operation

Day Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday Breakfast: 7:00am-10:30am
Lunch: 10:30am-3:30pm
Dinner:
4:30pm-8:30pm
Note for Lunch: The grill opens at 11:00am. The Platforms close at 2:00pm except Salad, Deli and Brick Oven which remain open until 3:30pm. The doors close at 3:30pm.
Note for Dinner: The Platforms close at 8:30pm except Pasta which is open until 9:00pm. The doors close at 9:00pm.
Friday Breakfast: 7:00am-10:30am
Lunch: 10:30am-3:30pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-8:00pm
Note for Lunch: The grill opens at 11:00am. The Platforms close at 2:00pm except Salad, Deli and Brick Oven which will remain open until 3:30pm. The doors close at 3:30pm.
Note for Dinner: The Platforms close at 8:00pm except Pasta which is open until 8:30pm. The doors close at 8:30pm.
Saturday Continental: 7:30am-9:30am
Brunch: 9:30am-2:30pm
Dinner:
4:30pm-8:00pm
Note for Brunch: The Platforms close at 2:00pm except Salad & Deli which are open until 2:30pm. Doors close at 2:30pm.
Note for Dinner: The Platforms close at 8:00pm except Salad/Deli which is open until 8:30pm. The doors close at 8:30pm.
Sunday Continental: 7:30am-9:30am
Brunch: 9:30am-2:30pm
Dinner:
4:30pm-8:30pm
Note for Brunch: The Platforms close at 2:00pm except Salad & Deli which are open until 2:30pm. Doors close at 2:30pm.
Note for Dinner: The Platforms close at 8:30pm except Pasta which is open until 9:00pm. The doors close at 9:00pm.


Winter Break Hours of Operation


This break is not part of the board plan. Students choosing to eat in Commons over this period will be charged $10.00 per meal. Meals can be charged to a student’s account, paid for via credit/debit, or a guest pass may be used. If you have questions, or need assistance accessing meals, please contact Jenny Graves at jgraves2@bates.edu.

Date Hours of Operation
Monday, December 19 Breakfast: 7:00am-10:30am
Lunch: 10:30am-1:00pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-7:00pm
LAST BOARD MEAL
Tuesday, December 20 Brunch: 10:30am-1:00pm
Dinner: Closed
Wednesday, December 21-Monday, January 2 Closed
Tuesday, January 3-Saturday, January 7 Brunch: 10:30am-1:00pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-7:00pm
Sunday, January 8-Tuesday, January 10 Brunch: 9:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-9:00pm

**Dinner on January 8 is the FIRST BOARD MEAL**

 

For more information about Breaks at Bates or if you have meal access concerns, please click here.

February Break Hours of Operation


This break is not part of the board plan. Students choosing to eat in Commons over this period will be charged $10.00 per meal. Meals can be charged to a student’s account, paid for via credit/debit, or a guest pass may be used. If you have questions, or need assistance accessing meals, please contact Jenny Graves at jgraves2@bates.edu.

Date Hours of Operation
Friday, February 17 Dinner: 4:30pm-8:30pm
LAST BOARD MEAL
Saturday, February 18-Saturday, February 25 Brunch: 10:30am-1:00pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-7:00pm
Sunday, February 26 Brunch: 9:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-9:00pm
FIRST BOARD MEAL

 

For more information about Breaks at Bates or if you have meal access concerns, please click here.

March Spring Recess Hours of Operation


This recess is included in the board plan.

Date Hours of Operation
Wednesday, March 22-Saturday, March 25 Brunch: 10:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-8:30pm
Sunday, March 26 Continental: 7:30am-9:30am
Brunch: 9:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-9:00pm

April Recess Hours of Operation


This recess is included in the board plan for students enrolled in Short Term classes. The Last Board Plan Meal available to students not enrolled in Short Term classes will be dinner on Monday, April 24th. Beginning Tuesday, April 25th, students not enrolled in Short Term classes will be charged $10.00 per meal. Meals can be charged to a student’s account or paid for via credit/debit. Guest passes for students not enrolled will expire on Tuesday, April 25th. If you have questions, or need assistance accessing meals, please contact Jenny Graves at jgraves2@bates.edu.

Date Hours of Operation
Tuesday, April 25-Saturday, April 29 Brunch: 10:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-8:30pm
Sunday, April 30 Regular Hours