Memorial Union Dining Services
Dining services for our campus community and the public
Spring 2021 Hours
Hornets Nest (Monday - Friday)
- Breakfast/Lunch 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- Hornets Nest is closed 10:40-11:00 a.m. for sanitizing.
- Dinner 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- 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)
- 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- You must use Grub Hub to place your order
Slice of Life Grab & Go (Monday - Friday)
- 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
- 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Bring your dirty green reusable container and we will give you a clean one.
Starbucks (Monday - Friday)
- 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- 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 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.
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 $6.49
- Brunch, Lunch & Dinner $8.99
- 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.
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, Lunch 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.