Alvernia offers students a number of dining options on campus. Whether sitting down with friends for a full meal, grabbing a quick sandwich on the go, or throwing back a fresh fruit smoothie to get through the afternoon, Alvernia students are covered.

Student Center Dining Hall

Campus dining is provided in the Student Center. This extensive program offers traditional entrees, grilled items, a deli bar, salad bar, pizza station, and a show cookery station. Breakfast meals include a make-your-own waffle station, breakfast sandwiches, and additional hot and cold items. Lunch and dinner feature hot specialty entrees, vegetables, meats, trends bar, hot grill and cold deli sandwiches, pizza, casseroles, stews, salads, soups, breads, desserts, and beverages. Weekend brunch features a combination of breakfast and lunch specials.

Courtside Café

Located in the PEC, Courtside Café offers a wide variety of items including, a daily menu of hot food, iced coffee, gluten free items, novelty ice cream, assorted frozen entrees, snacks and personal items. Meal exchanges are offered for lunch Monday- Friday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Kestral Café

Kestral Café, which is on the first floor of Bernardine Hall, offers Starbucks Coffee, freshly made sandwiches, and pizza. Kestral Café does not accommodate meal exchanges. Courtside Café and Kestral Cafe close their grill, fryer, and oven a half hour prior to closing. All locations accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.


Freshens is an amazing new fresh food studio in the PLEX. This brand new concept offers smoothies with 100% clean ingredients, grilled flatbreads, internationally inspired rice bowls, toasted wraps that are crispy, fresh and full of flavor, and salads served in freshly baked crispy crepes.

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Residence Life & Dining

Residence Halls
Residence Halls
Alvernia offers 10 living facilities ranging from traditional suite style dorms to apartment style residence halls.