As we begin the new academic year, Dining Services wants to keep you informed about some of the new times, features and offerings that are available to the campus. These offerings will be enhanced in the spring semester, as ECU opens a new Main Campus Student Center where there will be five additional food venues for the campus to enjoy. Watch for updates about the new student center as the semester progresses.
Below is some information about the new and enhanced services and hours of operation for Fall 2018.
• Todd Dining Hall
The dining hall now opens at 7 a.m., giving students more time before classes. Hours are Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Coming mid-September, the Galley will reopen with enhanced dining options. Stacked, a trendy smash burger concept will make its debut to campus, as well as the Brewhouse by Port City Java, a new late-night coffee, pastry and smoothie spot. Subway and the Pirate Market will open with updates and new convenience items.
The new full-service Chick-fil-A will open Monday, Aug. 27. It will offer fresh market salads, wraps, milkshakes and more, in addition to your favorite chicken sandwiches and nuggets. Our Surprise and Delight Promo this week during lunch has been a crowd pleaser with hungry Pirates stopping in and enjoy some free Chick-fil-A offerings. The Chili’s Too is open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., serving its famous chicken crispers and quesadillas.
• West End Dining Hall
Check out new menu options, like vegan or vegetarian along with made-to-order entrees daily. The dining hall now opens at 7 a.m., giving students more time before classes. Hours are Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
• Reade Street Market/Subway
Open daily at 10:30 a.m., residents in this neighborhood can take full advantage of an expanded selection of meals to go, beverages and quick healthy snacks. Open until 2 a.m., this is the place to go for all your late-night cravings.
• Wright Place
This campus hub is as popular as ever, opening every morning at 7 a.m. and serving Starbucks, Olilo, Burger Studio and Einstein’s. New this year is an expanded selection of fresh sandwiches and Grab n’ Go items which are located beside Einstein’s. Wright Place is open until 7 p.m.
ECU Dining is happy to announce the addition of two local favorites to our food truck family. Villa Verde and Smashed Waffles will be joining our three mobile trucks for lunch starting this week, bringing the campus five food truck options on weekdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.! Find Grid Grub and Villa Verde at the Wright Place or look for Street Eats and Smashed Waffles serving it up at Joyner. The Starbucks Truck will be located just south of The Croatan by Brewster until 2 p.m. on class days then will move on up to The Hill by Gateway East and West in the evenings until fall break.
Street Eats and Grid Grub at night – Take advantage of the fall weather and your Purple or Gold Bucks and enjoy dinner at one of our outdoor café tables at Joyner or sit on the mall. Both food trucks serving you Monday-Friday nights from 6 p.m.-midnight.
Health Sciences Campus
The Health Sciences Student Center has new hours for the eating venues located in the building. Greens to Go and the Grille Works are open from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., and Starbucks is open from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on class days. Stop in for coffee or lunch and enjoy this great facility for students, faculty and staff.
Faculty Staff Meal Plans
All faculty and staff at ECU are eligible to add a Faculty Staff Meal plan to their One Card to make dining in the dining halls easier and eating on campus more affordable. These meal plans allow people to eat 20 meals in the dining halls for the low price of $100 or just $5 per meal. Enjoy Fried Chicken Wednesday, Taco Tuesday or any other meal at your convenience. This plan can be purchased more than once per year and the meals never expire.
-Contact: Dining Services, firstname.lastname@example.org, 252-ECU-FOOD