Memorial Union Dining Services
Dining services for our campus community and the public
FALL 2022 HOURS
Weekends and Holidays
Hornet Express (Monday - Friday)
Slice of Life
Starbucks (Monday - Friday)
- Due to staffing issues the beginning of Fall 2023 - hours will be limited until fully staffed. Follow @ESUDining for up-to-date open times.
- Use Grub Hub to place your order
Contactless payment preferred — meal plans, declining balance on ID cards, credit/debit cards; limited cash transactions
Dining Services with Sodexo
Emporia State University partners with Sodexo to provide residential and retail dining services, as well as catering services, for the campus community. Below is information about the dining venues located in the Memorial Union and meal plans available to the campus community.
The Hornet Express, or HX, is a retail dining venue located on the main level of the Memorial Union. The HX offers two dining options including the Sub Connection sandwich and soup station and the Grille@Emporia State burgers, chicken, and fries/tots station. The HX also offers a variety of bottled and fountain beverages and grab-and-go snacks.
The Hornets Nest is the residential dining facility located on the west end of the main level of the Memorial Union. The Hornets Nest is the main dining hall for students.
- Breakfast $6.93
- Brunch, Lunch & Dinner $9.63
- Kids 6-12 $5.25 for all meals
- Kids 5 & under eat free
Fully licensed store offering a full menu of coffee, specialty beverages, pastries and breakfast sandwiches. Orders can be made through the Grubhub app.