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Dining Services

Marion Café, located on the east side of the Alber Student Center, will offer locally roasted Crimson Cup hot and cold coffee beverages, smoothies, grab and go sandwiches, variety of pastries and bagels and more.

Hours of Operation

Our normal operating hours are: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday.

How to Pay?

Marion Café is cashless. Food can be ordered through the Grubhub app or pay in person with debit or credit card. Students may also choose to load cash onto and utilize their BuckID to pay for food items and drinks at the cafe. The Office of Student Life Dining Services in partnership with Grubhub is providing pre-order pick up from dining locations. Be sure to download Grubhub from the App Store or get it on Google Play to proceed with your order, and your food will be ready when you stop by to pick it up. Click for downloadable GRUBHUB INSTRUCTIONS or visit

Café Nutritional Information

Visit Marion Café on the university dining services web page for nutritional information. Have questions about balanced meals on campus? Have a special dietary need? Schedule a personal meeting with one of our dietitians. Contact the dietitians.

Contact Us

Email: Jeff McCoy, Assistant Dining Manager
Office of Student Life Dining Services


The Marion Café has added more items to the menu this year. The new Buckeye Mocha has become an instant favorite with customers; try it Hot, Iced, or Frozen. For a complete list of menu offerings, use the Grubhub app, or click the link for a downloadable menu of items and prices.

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Work for Dining Services

Why You Should Work for Dining Services:

  • Flexible schedules
  • Competitive wages starting at $13.00/hour
  • Complimentary meal each shift worked
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Outlet for campus engagement

Where You Should Apply:
Consider applying to a location that is convenient for you, perhaps close to your residence hall or academic buildings you visit frequently. Be sure to take into account there are different service styles as well. All Dining Services locations accept applications throughout the year. Visit the student employment page