Shops and Dining

Shops and Dining Closures

Most of the following amenities are closed until further notice due to coronavirus containment response. Call ahead or check their websites for details.

From full-service restaurants and cafeterias to convenience stores and coffee shops, the main campus at UAA features a wide variety of dining options. If you need a quick caffeine fix, there's likely a coffee shop nearby no matter where you are on campus. Many of these shops offer grab-and-go options for days when you're on the run, while sit-down restaurants at UAA provide a relaxing dining experience.

Discover everything UAA's shops and dining locations have to offer by exploring the listings below.

Coffee Shops

The counter of the Union Station coffee shop

Student Union Coffee Shop

This student-run coffee shop offers a variety of espresso and baked good options.

The sign for the Borealis Brew coffee shop

Borealis Brew

Kaladi Brothers Coffee, Simply to Go (nutritious meals and snacks to go), and breakfast sandwiches in the Integrated Science Building.

The Daily Grind coffee shop

Daily Grind

Grab your favorite espresso by Kaladi Brothers Coffee, a great Simply to Go sandwich, salad or snack, fresh pastries, and fruit at the entrance to the Lucy Cuddy Hall. Check out the menu for new hot food items.

The eXpress coffee shop


This espresso and smoothie counter offers Kaladi Brothers coffee and build your own fresh smoothie beverages. You can also get Simply to Go items and hot house made soup.

  • Summer 2021 Hours:
    Please contact eXpress directly for hours.

  • Express Webpage

  • Express on Google Maps
    Located near the bridge on the second floor of the Engineering and Industry Building.

  • Accepts Dining Dollars

Students at the Kaladi Brothers Coffee Cafe

Kaladi Brothers Café

Catch some coffee, a smoothie, soup, salad or to-go items.



The entrance to Lucy Cuddy Hall

Eat Fleet: Food Trucks - Quad & ISB

Food Trucks in the Quad and at the ISB! Monday - Thursday, Lunch. Watch Seawolf Dining on social media for scheduled trucks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Students eating at the Creekside Eatery

Creekside Eatery

This full-size cafeteria in the heart of the residential area offers a wide variety of options for each meal every day.

The door to Lucy's

Lucy's Restaurant

Produced and served by students of the UAA Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration program, Lucy's offers a fine dining experience. For hours of operation and to make a reservation, see their page:

The sign at the entrance to SubWay


Order a sandwich or salad your way.

  • Summer 2021 Hours:
    Please contact Subway directly for hours.

  • Subway Webpage

  • Subway on Google Maps
    Located on the lower level of the Student Union, next to Union Burger.

  • Accepts Dining Dollars



New in Spring 2020, Everything about Taqueria tacos is chosen by the customer, right from the start. One, two, or three tacos? Crunchy corn, soft flour, soft corn tortilla, or a combination? It’s taco love from first bite to last! 


The window looking into Bear Necessities

Bear Necessities

Need to make a quick stop to grab something to eat? Out of shampoo? This convenience store stocks all the basics.

A student at the Student Information Desk

Student Information Desk

Lost or confused? Stop by the Info Desk to get your questions answered and grab a snack or to-go item. If you need to heat something up, a microwave station is just around the corner.