Dining Halls

All-you-care-to-eat buffet and meal-plan dining.

Crown Commons logo  Crown Commons

Located on the second level of the Student Union, Crown Commons features action stations, allowing for a customized, more personal dining experience. Almost everything is cooked-to-order right in front of you. Choices include:

  • Burning Stone – pizza fresh from a gas-fired oven
  • Create Soup and Salad – Build a salad, then add sizzling proteins cooked to order
  • Between the Bread – freshly sliced meats, cheeses and fresh toppings, piled high on just-baked breads
  • Chef's Table – flavors from around the world; completely customizable meals to order
  • Hot Flats – burgers and other favorites grilled or charbroiled to order
  • The Kitchen – comfort foods and rotisserie items
  • Vegan and avoiding gluten entrées and meat-free offerings for vegetarians
  • Waffle, cereal, and dessert bars
  • Dining on campus with dietary restrictionsClick here for helpful info.

SoVi logo   SoVi at South Village Crossing

At SoVi, meals are prepared in smaller batches and served tapas-style on individual plates, resulting in portion awareness, brighter flavor, eye appeal and waste reduction. Small plate presentation is not restrictive; go back for more as many times as you like! Action stations include:

  • Rooted – pasta tosses, omelets or fresh salad creations
  • Homestyle – interchangeable Evo and Teppanyaki grill cook tops that offer healthy cooking
  • Avoiding Gluten – A made to order tapas-style station created for students who are looking to avoid gluten in their diet
  • Flame – Flame-grilled burgers, grilled chicken, vegan burgers, or grilled cheese paired with assorted hot and cold toppings
  • Cucina / 500 Degrees – Italian area serving pizza and other favorites
  • Fresh 52 – Extensive salad bar and self-serve deli with proteins to top leafy greens or building your own sandwiches/wraps
  • Bok Choy – Asian station with Jade double wok
  • Sweet Shoppe – Pastries, mousses, cookies and gelato
  • Dining on campus with dietary restrictionsClick here for helpful info.
  • Plus a seasonal Dining Terrace that overlooks Davis Lake

Also at South Village Crossing:

  • SoVi2Go! where meal swipes can be used for take-out entreés, sandwiches, and snacks (DB, ODA, cash, and credit/debit accepted also).
  • SoVi Market + Bakery where fresh-baked goods and convenience items are available along with made-to-order deli sandwiches. 
  • The Den by Denny's with diner fare featuring several of the Grand Slam™ choices that Denny's made famous.


If not using a meal swipe, Crown Commons/SoVi and SoVi2Go line rate (DB, ODA, cash, debit or credit – prices don't include tax):

  • Breakfast: $7.15
  • Lunch/Brunch: $9.35
  • Dinner: $10.50

Additionally, if you're a getting takeaway meal from SoVi2Go, you must first purchase a reusable Ecotainer.

  • 1 Ecotainer: $5.35
  • 2 Ecotainer: $8.50

What's on the menu?

Daily and upcoming menus for dining halls can be found here.