OCU Dining & Food Service

Provided by Pioneer College Caterers

At OCU, we take pride in providing a variety of healthy and well balanced meal options for our community. All are welcome to enjoy eating in our main cafeteria, The Oaks Café, or meet up with friends in the Holy Grounds Coffee Shop, all located in the Student Center. For more information, see the information below or contact Food Services at 812-749-1400.

Dining Hall

Dining Hall Services

  • Breakfast: hot and cold offerings, a make-your-own Belgian waffle station with toppings, and a make-your-own omelet station
  • Traditional line with two entrees and accompaniments
  • Grill line with a rotating selection of progressively prepared sandwiches and sides
  • Specialty line with rotating themes
  • Sub-Zone, featuring made-to-order sub sandwiches on freshly baked sub buns
  • Soup & salad bar with a great variety of selections
  • Desserts: baked desserts, fresh fruit, ice cream, and more

Meal Plan Options

Resident students may choose from two meal plan options:

  • 19-Meal Plan – Includes up to 19 meals per week for the student.
  • Block-185 Plan – Includes 185 meals per semester; up to five meals per meal period may be used for the student’s friends and family.
  • Flex Accounts – On campus students automatically receive $50/semester in Flex Money, which can be used at the Dining Hall, The Oaks, and Holy Grounds. Commuter students also have access to flex accounts.

Exchange Meals

Both meal plans (the 19-Meal Plan and the Block-185 Plan) allow students to take up to 10 “exchange” meals each semester in The Oaks (the retail dining operation) in place of the same number of dining hall meals. Exchange meals may be taken Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Treat Orders

Treats are available to be ordered for Birthdays, Holidays and Exams. Fill out the form to order yours today.

Dining Hall Meal Hours

Monday – Friday
Hot Breakfast 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Lunch 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Dinner 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Brunch 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Dinner 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 The Oaks Service Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed


Exchange Meal Service  
Monday – Friday 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm