Special Events & Monotony Breakers in the Dining Rooms = Fall 2014

Dining Services has special events and monotony breakers happening throughout the entire year. Here's a sampling of a few of the bigger events for Fall 2014!


Fall Opening Weekend

Thursday - Sunday, August 21 - 24, 2014

  • Complimentary refreshments are provided for students and their families at Tobey-Kendel Dining Room & Holmes Dining Hall on Thursday during move-in
  • Meal plans become active at dinner on Thursday at Holmes Dining Hall, Tobey-Kendel Dining Room & the UC Food Court
  • Dining Dollars will be active starting Thursday morning
  • Fall 2014 Opening Weekend schedule - coming soon!

Taste of UNC
Friday, August 22, 2014

  • Location: Turner Green (lawn area between Turner and Lawrenson Halls on West Campus)
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    (All dining rooms are closed at dinner... please join us at the Taste of UNC event)
  • Students use their meal plans during this event... and guests are welcome to join us at the special cash price of $6.00 (tax included).


Labor Day

Monday, September 1, 2014

  • Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room are both open for Brunch and Dinner (instead of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • The UC Food Court, Bears Bistro, and all Gourmet to Go locations are CLOSED
  • All Retail Dining locations will be CLOSED as well

Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday - Friday, September 24 - 26, 2014

  • begins at sundown (dinner) on Wednesday, September 24th
  • ends at nightfall (dinner) on Friday, September 26th


World Vegetarian Day

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  • Special vegetarian Items served: brunch and dinner in Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room

Homecoming Weekend
Friday - Sunday, October 3 - 5, 2014

  • SPECIAL GUEST PRICE: Adult/Child $7.00 per person, tax included
  • Don't forget to join us at Community Fest before the game!

Family and Friends Weekend
Friday - Sunday, October 24 - 26, 2014

  • SPECIAL GUEST PRICE: Adult/Child $7.00 per person, tax included
  • Saturday Brunch: We will be serving a special Prime Rib Brunch available at Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Friday, October 31, 2014

  • Look for spooky treats in the dining rooms!


Daylight Savings Time Ends

Sunday, November 2, 2014 @ 2:00am

  • Don't forget to “Fall Back”

Thanksgiving Brunch
Sunday, November 23, 2014

  • Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room
    • 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thanksgiving Break
Tuesday, November 26 - 30, 2014


Holiday Dinner

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • Where/When: Holmes Dining Hall @ 4:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Where/When: Tobey-Kendel Dining Room @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • See the menu here

Study Breaks
Monday - Thursday, December 8 - 11, 2014

  • Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room
  • 9:00pm - 10:00pm


Do you know of another holiday we should be acknowledging? Have an idea for a fun theme dinner we should have? Email us at diningservices@unco.edu for consideration! We would love to hear from you!