When & Where

Wondering when and where you can enjoy your meals this semester? Stay up to date with schedules for the academic calendar, holidays and more below. 

Spring Semester

Operational schedules are subject to change in coordination with ongoing University timeline updates.

  • May 6: Commons closes at 3pm for the summer, to re-open in the fall. Elm remains open throughout the summer.
  • May 11: Residential college dining halls close after lunch: Ezra Stiles, Franklin, Hopper, Jonathan Edwards, Morse, Murray, Silliman, Timothy Dwight
  • May 11: Residential college dining halls close after dinner:  Berkeley, Branford, Davenport, Pierson, Saybrook, Trumbull
  • May 11: Final day meal swipes are accepted at Divinity

Summer Schedules

Operational schedules are subject to change in coordination with ongoing University timeline updates.

  • May 12: Summer hours begin at Cafe Med (8am - 3pm), and Steep Cafe (8am - 2pm) 
  • May 13: The Bow Wow and Divinity close for the summer; Ivy and The Well open 5-8pm (limited hours due to University event); Charley’s Place closed
  • May 14: Elm open from 8am - 5pm for Commencement
  • May 18: Ivy and The Well open 5-8pm (limited hours due to University event)
  • May 20: Ivy and The Well open 5-8pm (limited hours due to University event); Charley’s Place closed
  • May 21: Elm open from 8am - 5pm for Commencement; Ivy and The Well close at 11pm for the summer
  • May 23: All cafes closed except Health Center Cafe 
  • May 24: Cafe 25, Cafe Med and Steep Cafe reopen 
  • May 24-27: Steep Cafe open; Cafe 25 closed for Commencement 
  • May 30: All cafes closed for Memorial Day
  • June 3: Cafe Med closed
  • June 20: All cafes closed for Juneteenth

What’s Open This Summer?

  • Cafe 25: Monday - Friday 8am-2pm
  • Cafe Med: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3pm
  • Charley’s Place: Monday - Friday 11am - 1:30pm (SOM)
  • Elm:  Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm (Lower Level of Yale Schwarzman Center)
  • Health Center: Monday - Friday 8am-3pm
  • McNay Cafe: Monday – Friday 8am -2pm (SOM)
  • Steep Cafe: Monday - Friday 8am-2pm 
  • West Campus: Monday - Friday 8am-2pm

General Residential Operating Hours*

Breakfast

Mon - Fri: 8am-11am (All colleges)
Hot Breakfast: 7:30-10:30am at Morse, Murray, Saybrook, Silliman, Stiles; followed by Continental Breakfast from 10:30-11am

Sat & Sun: 8 - 10:30am
Continental Breakfast at Hopper, Morse & Stiles

Lunch

Mon - Fri: 11:30am-1:30pm (All colleges)

Sat & Sun Brunch: 11am-1:30pm (All colleges)

Dinner

Mon - Thu: 5-7:30pm (All colleges except Stiles and Morse - 5-8pm)

Fri: 5-7pm (All colleges except Stiles and Morse - 5-8pm)

Sat & Sun: 5-7pm (All colleges)

*Hours reflect general hours; designated colleges’ hours subject to change.