Leveraging the expertise of food safety experts and remaining aligned with CDC guidelines, Bucknell has carefully policies and procedures to help ensure students have access to nutritious food while protecting everyone's health and safety.

You have a key part in keeping everyone safe as well by adhering to social distance and face-covering policies. While at dining venues, you should:

  • Maintain physical distance while waiting in line. 
  • Wear a face covering at all times when you are not seated and actively eating, including while waiting in line. 
  • Keep physical distance while seated. Seating at indoor dining venues will be limited to maintain physical distance. Additional outdoor seating will be available.

Key Changes to Dining Venues

  • 7th Street Café and the Library Café will be open for simple coffee drinks (iced coffee and drip coffee) and prepackaged snacks. 
  • Reminders for social distancing will be placed in waiting, food serving and dining areas.
  • Contactless payment can be made via the GET mobile app on your phone.
  • All food will be served by a dining team member in to-go packaging. There will be no self service.
  • We will use only disposable cutlery and pre-packaged condiments to reduce shared touchpoints.
  • Bostwick Marketplace will re-open with multiple made-to-order stations. Bostwick will be the only location that accepts meal swipes. Entrance to Bostwick will continue to be via the patio area.    
  • The Bison will re-open with multiple made-to-order stations.
  • The Terrace Room will be open with grab-and-go selections.
  • 7th Street Café and the Library Café will be open with full beverage menus and grab-and-go selections.
  • We will offer mobile ordering only via the GET app at the Commons Café.
  • Meal plans have changed.
  • Dining hours have changed.
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Health & Safety Changes to Dining Venues

Health & Safety

You'll find a number of changes to dining venues this fall to ensure health and safety, including mask and physical distance requirements, enhanced cleaning and sanitization practices, more disposable items and increased outdoor seating. Learn more about what you can expect in dining areas here.

Meal Plans

Plans range from seven to 19 meals per week and include prepaid accounts that work like debit cards. 

See the meal plan options