Dining Halls Operating Schedule 2017-2018

Meal Plans are in effect only during the academic session.

Operating schedules for all dining facilities are based on the academic calendar for Yale College or the respective graduate school.

Dining Hall Hours

Fall Semester

Spring Semester


Dining Hall Hours

  WEEKDAY WEEKEND
Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Davenport closes at 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast in Hopper, Ezra Stiles, Morse ONLY 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Hot Breakfast

Silliman / Ezra Stiles / Morse / Branford / Saybrook / Franklin

7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Brunch in all Colleges               11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Davenport: 11:00am - 1:30pm

Hopper: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Trumbull: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Brunch in all Colleges               11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner

Monday - Thursday

5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Friday - Sunday

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Fall Semester 2017

All Yale College Dining Halls

Friday, August 25

First Year’s move-in day

See Calendar of the Opening Days for meal times and functions for Freshmen only.

Tuesday, August. 29

Residential dining halls open for the fall semester with all Yale Dining Halls open for lunch (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.).

Freshmen dinner will take place in each residential college (6:00 p.m.)

Upperclassmen BBQ will take place at Old Campus (5:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.)

Wednesday, August 30

Residential dining halls open for breakfast (8 - 11 a.m.). 

Hot breakfast (7:30 - 10:30 a.m.) in Branford, Saybrook, Ezra Stiles, Morse and Silliman colleges. 

Monday, Sept. 4 (Labor Day)

Residential dining halls are open for brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm) and dinner (5 - 7 p.m.)

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Hopper CLOSED ALL DAY

Saturday, October 14

Fall Fest at Old Campus

Stiles and Morse are open for brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm). All other dining halls are closed for brunch due to Fall Fest at Old Campus.

Wednesday, October 18

Fall Break

Branford, Franklin, JE and Pierson:

              brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Saybrook and Pauli Murray:

              continental breakfast (8:00am-10:30am)

              brunch(11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Thursday, October 19 &

Friday, October 20

Fall Break

Branford, Franklin, JE and Pierson:

              brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Saybrook and Pauli Murray:

              continental breakfast (8:00am-10:30am)

              brunch(11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Saturday, October 21

Fall Break

Branford, Franklin, JE and Pierson:

              brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Saybrook and Pauli Murray:

              continental breakfast (8:00am-10:30am)

              brunch(11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Sunday, October 22

Branford, Franklin, JE and Pierson:

              brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Saybrook and Pauli Murray:

              continental breakfast (8:00am-10:30am)

              brunch(11:00am - 1:30pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Davenport, Silliman Trumbull:

               brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm)

All dining halls resume regular service with dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Friday, November 17 Durfees closes at 5pm
Saturday, November 18 Yale vs Harvard Football
November 18 - 19 All Retail Locations are closed
November 18 - 22

Ezra Stiles and Morse open for brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm) and dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

All other dining halls are closed.

November 20 - 22

Thain: 9am-3pm

Durfees: 9am-5pm

HCCafe: 7.30am-5pm

Café Med: 7:30am – 3pm

Divinity: 8am – 2pm

KBT: 8am-3pm

November 23 - 25

All Dining Halls are closed

All Retail Locations are closed

Sunday, November 26 Dining halls reopen with dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)
Friday, December 8

Freshmen Holiday Dinner

Holiday Dinner in colleges for upperclassmen

Saturday, December 16

ESM, Silliman, Branford, and Saybrook will be open for hot breakfast (7:30-10:30am)

Hopper open for continental breakfast: (8:00am-10:30am)

Sunday, December 17 -

Monday January 15

Becton:  CLOSED

Tuesday, December 19 All Dining Halls close after dinner, except Trumbull, Hopper, Davenport and TD

Wednesday, December 20

Davenport, Hopper and Trumbull open:

              continental breakfast (8:00am-10:30am)

              lunch(11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

TD open:

              lunch (11:30am - 1:00pm)

              dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Monday, December 18 -

Thursday, December 21

HC Café:  7:30am-3:00pm

Café Med: 7:30am - 3:00pm

Thain: 9:00am-5:00pm (Thursday closing at 2pm)

Durfees: 9:00am - 5:00pm (Thursday closing at 2.30pm)

Friday, December 22 - Jan. 2

All dining halls and retail locations closed for the holiday break


Spring Semester 2018

All Yale College Dining Halls

Sunday, January 14

Davenport, Franklin, Murray, JE, Silliman open with brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm)

ALL Dining halls open for the Spring Semester with dinner (5:00pm - 7:00 pm)

Monday, January 15 (MLK Day) Dining halls are open for brunch (11:00am - 1:30pm) and dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm). 
Tuesday, February 27 Final Cut
Friday, March 9

All units closed after lunch

ESM, JE, Pierson, Trumbull open for dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Saturday, March 10 -

Saturday, March 24

All Residential Dining closed for Spring Recess

Sunday, March 25

ESM and BranSay open for brunch (11:00am - 1:30pom)

All dining halls reopen for with dinner (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Saturday, April 28

Spring Fling 4:30pm - 6:30pm at Old Campus

Hopper, Stiles and Morse are open for breakfast (8am – 10:30 a.m.)

All colleges (except Stiles and Morse) are open for brunch (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

Stiles and Morse are open for brunch (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Stiles and Morse are open for dinner (5 – 7 p.m.) - all other dining halls are closed for dinner

Saturday, May 5

ESM, Branford, Saybrook and Silliman open for hot breakfast (8:00am - 10:00am)

Hopper open for continental breakfast (8:00am - 10:00am)

Wednesday, May 9

All Dining Halls open for breakfast and lunch

Berkeley, Branford, Saybrook, Silliman, TDopen for dinner 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 10 All Residential Dining Halls closed