Food Service

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Great Western Dining is MCC’s on-campus food service provider. The cafe is located in the Student Union; hours are listed below. Credit and debit cards are accepted.

Cafeteria Hours

Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday
Breakfast: 7:30 - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 am
Lunch: 11 am - 12:30 pm Brunch: 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
*Dinner: 5:30 - 6:30 pm Dinner: 5 - 5:45 pm Dinner: 5 - 5:45 pm
*Friday Dinner: 5:30 - 6:15 pm

We also cater! Contact us by phone (641-844-5760) or email ( for a copy of our Catering Menu.

Dining Plans

Meal Plans

1. 18-Meal Residential Plan ($1,275/semester): this plan allows residential students to eat all meals served per week in the cafeteria with unlimited servings during open hours of operation. Non-residential students can also purchase this plan. Pre- and Post-Semester rate for two meals is $14.69 per day; the rate for three meals is $17.82 per day.

2. Commuter Student Plan ($483 per semester): This includes 5 meals per week and can be used by faculty, staff or commuters for any meal and offers a discounted price from the casual meal rate.

3. 10-Meal Punch Card ($74.20): Available for students and non-students, any meal when Food Service is open.

Additional Information

  • All you care to eat!
  • Meals are loaded to your student ID card
  • Unused meals cannot be transferred to the following weeks
  • Can be charged to financial aid if available

Guest Meal Rates

Guest meals can be purchased directly at the cashier.

  • Breakfast – $6.05
  • Lunch – $8.10
  • Dinner – $8.10
  • Special Meals – $9.65
  • Salad Bar - $6.00

Please note that all prices include tax. Dining Memberships listed above are subject to change. If you have any questions, please contact MCC Residence Life and Housing at