Special Events & Monotony Breakers in the Dining Rooms = Spring 2015

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 Spring 2015!


Opening Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, January 10 - 11, 2015

  • Meal plans activate & normal hours resume on Saturday, January 10th (in both Tobey-Kendel and Holmes)
  • The UC Food Court & Bears Bistro re-open on Monday, January 12th.
  • Retail Dining locations re-open on Monday, January 12th.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 19, 2015

  • There are special hours for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • DINING ROOMS: Holmes and TK will be serving Brunch and Dinner (instead of Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner). The UC Food Court, Bears Bistro, and both Gourmet To Go locations will be closed.
    • RETAIL DINING: Subway will be open 10:30am-4pm, and Munchy Mart will be open 8am-8pm. All other Retail Dining locations will be closed.
    • MAIN OFFICE: The Dining Services main office will also be closed on Monday, so please give us an extra day to make changes to any meal plans submitted online after 4pm on Friday.
  • Normal hours resume on Tuesday, January 20th for dining rooms and Retail Dining locations.


February is Black History Month

  • Soul Food in the Dining Rooms (look for the special menu items picked out by the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center)

Claim Your Space - Special Menu at Dinner
Monday, February 2, 2015

Valentine's Day
Saturday, February 14, 2015

  • Check out the special treats!

President's Day
Monday, February 16, 2015

  • Check out the special treats!

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 18, 2015


March is National Nutrition Month

  • Look for our healthy and nutritious options!

Daylight Saving Time
Sunday, March 8, 2015 @ 2:00 a.m.

  • Don' forget to “Spring Forward” Saturday night!

Spring Break - have a safe and happy break!
Saturday - Sunday, March 14 - 22, 2015

  • Holmes, TK, the UC Food Court, and Bears Bistro will close after Lunch on Friday, March 13th.
  • Holmes and TK will re-open for Dinner on Sunday, March 22nd. The UC Food Court and Bears Bistro will re-open for normal hours on Monday, March 23rd.
  • CLICK HERE to see the Spring Break 2015 hours.



Sundown on Friday - Saturday, April 3 - 11, 2015

  • Look for the special Passover items in the dining rooms.

Customer Appreciation Week
Monday - Friday, April 13-17, 2015

  • Tobey-Kendel Dining Room, Holmes Dining Hall, and the UC Food Court will all have special treats all week long!

Earth Week
Monday - Friday, April 20-24, 2015

  • All locations will be having "Earth Day" activities throughout the week! Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22nd!


Study Breaks

Monday -Thursday, May 4 - 7, 2015

  • Join us for complimentary study breaks during finals week!
  • Tobey-Kendel Dining Room and Holmes Dining Hall, 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!