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Food Services

Food Services at Laurentian University is operated by a third party provider. They operate a grill and full service Tim Hortons, Starbucks, Topper’s Pizza and Subway outlets, a cafeteria in the Sciences Building, a convenience store in student residence, as well as the Euro Baguette program at the Café Bistro in the East Residence.

A marché-style Great Hall dining experience awaits with all items prepared right before your eyes. Fresh entrees including pizzas, pastas, rotisserie chicken, deli sandwiches, stir-fry creations, premium desserts and an array of fresh vegetables from our produce market are what’s on the menu. This marché-style location allows students to pay one low price for buffet-style servings, catering to a variety of appetites and providing optimal value for our students.

Ranging from our market-style experience to chicken parmesan on baguette at the Café Bistro, here’s an overview of what and where you’ll find fresh fare on the Sudbury campus:

GREAT HALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Marché Dining Hall

All items are prepared right before your eyes, fresh daily, including pizzas, pastas, grilled entrées, rotisserie chicken, deli sandwiches, stir-fry creations, premium desserts and an array of fresh vegetables from our produce market. This all-youcare- to enjoy marché-style location allows students to pay one low price and eat as much as they would like, giving them the best value.​

  • Topper’s Pizza

A long-time community favourite, the chain started right here in Sudbury and has expanded across the province – it’s that good!

  • Subway

Get your favourite soup, salad or sub at this brand new location on campus.

EAST RESIDENCE

 

  • Café Bistro

Our Panini grill serves the best and freshest sandwiches.

CLASSROOM BUILDING

 

  • Tim Hortons

Full service Tim Hortons.

J.N. DESMARAIS LIBRARY ROTUNDA

  • Starbucks

World-renowned coffee, treats and sandwiches.

FRASER BUILDING

 

  • Tim Hortons

Express Self-Serve

SCIENCE II BUILDING

 

  • Alumni Hall

A selection of soups, sandwiches, wraps, bakery items and confectionary items.

SINGLE STUDENT RESIDENCE

 

 

 

 

  • LU HUB

A student’s convenience store right on campus offering bread, milk, and sundries of every kind.

  • Tim Hortons

Express Self-Serve

  • Quesada Burritos & Tacos

Delicious burritos with made-fresh-daily salsas and guacamole.

ALPHONSE RAYMOND

 

 

 

  • Tim Hortons

Full service beverage line and breakfast program.

  • Marché Alphonse

Savoury and dessert crepes, fresh sandwiches and soups.

Dining Plans – Fast, Flexible, Economical

Everyone on campus can enjoy the benefits of our outstanding dining plans. There’s a plan for every pocketbook and a selection of options to suit every need:

 

DESIGNATED RESIDENCES* MANDATORY DINING PLANS

Students residing in *Single Student, University College, West Residence and East Residence​ complexes have a number of options to consider once they apply for residence accommodations. 

 

FREEDOM - $4,630 (tax exempt)
Includes $200 tax free Flex Dollars, plus 5 guest passes
This plan offers maximum flexibility for dining at Laurentian. With the Freedom Plan you enjoy unlimited access to the Dining Room during regular hours of operation. Eat breakfast, lunch, dinner; drop in for coffee and muffins or afternoon snacks.

 

HEARTY EATER - $4,480 (tax exempt)
Includes $300 tax free Flex Dollars, plus 5 guest passes
Enjoy up to 375 meals. With the Hearty Eater Plan you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner up to 375 times. Plan-holders may enter the Dining Room once during any meal period.

 

COMMUTER - $4,080 (tax exempt)
Includes $450 tax free Flex Dollars, plus 5 guest passes
Enjoy up to 320 meals. With the Commuter Plan you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner up to 320 times. Plan-holders may enter the Dining Room once during any meal period.

 

LIGHT EATER - $3,589 (tax exempt)
Includes $650 Flex Dollars, plus 3 guest passes
Enjoy up to 250 meals.  With the Light Eater Plan you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner up to 250 times. Plan-holders may enter the Dining Room once during any meal period. 

 

** Dollar for dollar flex dollars can be added to any Great Hall dining plan. Your flex dollars can be used at any of the following locations on campus: Tim Hortons, Starbucks, Subway, Alumni Hall Dining, Alphonse Raymond Dining, East Residence Café Bistro, LU HUB.

 

 

OPTIONAL DINING PLANS

Non-Designated Residences* and Off-Campus Students have several options to choose from when selecting a dining plan. For information on optional meal plans, and to purchase, visit dineoncampus.com or the office located in the Great Hall entryway.

* While residents of MSR, Huntington, University of Sudbury, and Thorneloe residences are excluded from the mandatory dining plan provisions, all students can take advantage of similar discounted meal plan options on a voluntary basis.

 

Q & A

 

What are the key advantages of a dining plan?
Dining plans provide for cost savings on each one of your meals, fast and convenient service at the cash, greater and fresher food variety through bulk purchase and guaranteed meal output. In addition, marché-style dining at the Great Hall guarantees you will leave satisfied with its all-you-wish-to-eat service approach.

 

What is the time limitation on my dining plan?
Mandatory dining plans at designated residences are valid for the current academic year, beginning the first week of September to end of April. Voluntary meal plans do not expire and will be honored to the extent of the purchase agreement.  

 

What are Flex Dollars?
Flex Dollars on a Dining Plan work like a debit card.  On a purchase the total price is subtracted from the balance on the card until depleted. 

 

Where can I use my Flex Dollars?
Flex Dollars can be used at any Chartwells service location on campus, including Tim Hortons, Starbucks, Subway, Alumni Hall, Alphonse Raymond Dining Hall, Cafe Bistro, LU HUB.
 
 

What are guest passes?
Guest passes purchased on mandatory dining plans allow you to treat a friend, family member or guest. A simple swipe of your dining plan card will ensure your company is covered.

 

Where can I purchase my meal plan?
If you are a student residing on campus at Single Student, University College, West or East residence complexes, you will select your dining plan during the application process and it will automatically be billed and set up for your account. If you need to make changes, or have questions, you can visit the Housing and Food Services office in West Residence, W-120.
If you are a student residing at the Mature Student, Huntington, University of Sudbury (Lucien Matte) or Thorneloe residence complexes, you can purchase your dining plan directly from Chartwells Services located at the Great Hall main office, or by calling 705-673-6559
If you are a student residing off campus, you can purchase your dining plan directly from Chartwells Services located at the Great Hall main office, or by calling 705-673-6559. If you are a faculty or staff member of Laurentian University, you can purchase your dining plan directly from Chartwells Services located at the Great Hall main office, or by calling 705-673-6559.