Dining Services offering monthly employee discount

Dining and Hospitality Services is offering a brand-new monthly employee discount program for all UCCS faculty and staff.

Each month, employees can take advantage of up to $40 in discounts when they dine on campus. Faculty and staff will save $1.00 on breakfast and $2.00 on lunch meals. The discount is available at Roaring Fork, The Lodge, Cafe ’65, and all Big Cat locations. 

The approximate average pre-discount cost for a meal at Cafe 65 is $10, $8 at Big Cat coffee, and $10 at at Roaring Fork and The Lodge – far cheaper than the average fast-food run, with the added convenience of being on-campus, so there’s no searching for parking at the end of your lunch break!

“Our faculty and staff deserve the opportunity to be at home on campus, break bread together, do life here – and we want to make it economical while honoring the role faculty and staff play in supporting student success,” said Larry Lee, Executive Director of Auxiliary Services.

Employees can pay using their mobile ID or a physical ID. If using Clyde’s Cash or Flex dollars, the discount will be applied first, and then the cash will be applied.

The $40 a month in discounts start on the first day of each month and expire on the last day of each month. Unused discounts will not roll over. 

What constitutes a meal differs slightly at each dining location. At Cafe ’65, a meal is an entree, side and fountain drink. At Big Cat Coffee, it would be a craft drink plus a pastry or a grab-n-go option. And at the dining halls, it would be the all you care to eat option.

 The Monthly Employee discount program is available to all active faculty and staff at UCCS who possess a valid UCCS mobile ID or a physical Lion Onecard. 

Dining Hall hours

Roaring Fork: Monday- Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Weekends 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (Breakfast 7-9:30, Lunch 11-2, Dinner 5-7,  and Brunch 10:30-2), with continuous dining. 

Lodge: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Same meal periods as RF with continuous dining. Closed on weekends.

Cafe 65: Monday-Thursday 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (Breakfast burrito hours from 8-9:45 M-F). 

Clyde’s: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Big Cat Coffee – UC, Columbine and Dwire: Monday-Thursday 7:30-5 p.m., and Friday 7:30-2 p.m.

Alpine Express: Sunday-Thursday 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Closed Friday and Saturday.

Check out Dining and Hospitality Services for more information on meal plans, services and dining hall locations.