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Memorial Union Dining Services

Dining services for our campus community and the public

Fall 2020 Hours

Hornets Nest (Monday - Friday)

  • Breakfast/Lunch 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Dinner 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Use INFOR to make your reservation for Lunch and Dinner

Saturday-Sunday

  • Breakfast/Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Dinner 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Hornet Express (Monday - Friday)


Slice of Life Grab & Go (Monday - Friday)

  • 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Bring your dirty green reusable container and we will give you clean one.

Greek Room Grab & Go - 2nd Floor of Memorial Union (Monday - Friday)

  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Bring your dirty green reusable container and we will give you clean one.

Starbucks (Monday - Friday)


Additional Information

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.

Meal Plan options

Explore the options for meal plans at Emporia State.

Dining Venues

Hornet Express

The Hornet Express, or HX, is a retail dining venue located on the main level of the Memorial Union. The HX offers three dining options including the Sub Connection sandwich and soup station, the Tres Habaneros Mexican cuisine station, and the Grille@Emporia State breakfast, burgers, chicken, and fries/tots station. The HX also offers a variety of bottled and fountain beverages and grab-and-go snacks. All orders for Hornet Express need to be made through the Grubhub app.


Hornets Nest

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.

Door Prices

  • Breakfast $6.49
  • Brunch, Lunch & Dinner $8.99
  • Kids 6-12 $5.25 for all meals
  • Kids 5 & under eat free

Starbucks

Fully licensed store offering a full menu of coffee, specialty beverages, pasties and breakfast sandwiches. Orders can be made through the Grubhub app.


Slice of Life

The Slice of Life, is located on the west end main level of the Memorial Union, outside the Hornets Nest. The Slice of Life will be a Grab and Go location for Breakfast and Dinner.


Grab and Go

Grab and Go will be located on the 2nd floor in the Greek Room. This will be a Grab and Go location for lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Meal Plan Frequently Asked Questions

Go here for answers to the most common questions and meal plan pricing