Dining Centers

Photo of a booth and serving station in the dining commons

The Dining Commons

Located within the Community Center, the Dining Commons features nine stations — Breakfast All Day, Comfort, Global, Grill, Made to Order, Baraka, L'Chaim, Harvest, and Wok — that promote health, wellness and sustainability by focusing on international cuisine, vegan options and avoiding food with allergens. The wide variety of menu options includes food being cooked to order and made from scratch, as well as locally-sourced produce and protein. The Dining Commons opened on January 17, 2018.

The Dining Commons is open 7 days a week, 7:15 am – 4 pm and 5 pm – midnight during the academic year.

Prices at the door for those not using a meal swipe:

  • Breakfast: $9
  • Brunch/Lunch: $12
  • Dinner: $14
  • Late night: $10
  • Anytime à la carte coffee: $1.50
Photo of the inside of the dining commons brick oven and serving counter
Photo of a Mount Holyoke College chef working in the kitchen
Photo of the inside of the dining commons table seating, serving counter and windows


Photo of the Atrium Cafe in Kendade

The Atrium Café in Kendade

The Grab n' Go option was created for the convenience of students. Students may create their own meal-to-go from a wide variety of creative entrée sandwiches and salads, side salads, fresh fruit, snacks, desserts, and beverages. Students swipe their ID card for the meal period and can choose from a variety of menu items up to a total number of five (5) menu items.  The Atrium Café is available to all full board students as a lunch dining option.  Any faculty, staff, or non-board students are also welcome to dine here and can use either cash or their MHCXpress Account as a method of payment.