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Please join us for a few dining diversions (aka "monotony breakers") throughout both Fall and Spring semesters.

Not only do these events allow you to experience foods/cultures from around the world (or the state) and broadening your culinary horizons -- but they also are a lot of fun!

Be sure to check back for any updates!

Taste of UNC 2018

Fall 2019

  • August 2019

    Fall Opening Weekend

    Thursday - Sunday, August 22 - 25

    • Complimentary refreshments are provided for students and their families at Tobey-Kendel Dining Room & Holmes Dining Hall on Thursday during move-in.
    • Meal plans will be active for dinner on Thursday at Holmes Dining Hall, Tobey-Kendel Dining Room & the UC Food Court.
    • Dining Dollars will be active starting Thursday morning.
    • Fall 2019 Opening Weekend schedule (pdf) COMING SOON

    Taste of UNC

    Friday, August 23

    • Location: Turner Green (lawn area between Turner and Lawrenson Halls on West Campus)
    • Time: 5pm - 7pm
    • 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).
  • September 2019

    Labor Day

    Monday, September 2

    • Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room are both open for Brunch and Dinner (instead of breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
    • Munchy Mart = 11am - 11pm
    • Subway® = 11am - 9pm
    • All other Retail Dining locations = CLOSED
    • The UC Food Court, Bears Bistro, and all Gourmet to Go locations are CLOSED.

    Family and Friends Weekend

    Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29

    • SPECIAL GUEST PRICE all weekend: Adult/Child $7.00 per person, tax included
    • Saturday Brunch: We will be serving a special Family and Friends PRIME RIB Brunch available at Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room @ 11am - 1pm

    Rosh Hashanah

    Sunday, September 29 - Tuesday, October 1

    • Begins at sundown (dinner) on Wednesday
    • Ends at nightfall (dinner) on Friday
    • Look for apples and honey in the dining rooms!
  • October 2019

    World Vegetarian Day

    Tuesday, October 1

    • Special vegetarian (and some vegan) items will be served during lunch and dinner in Holmes Dining Hall & Tobey-Kendel Dining Room
    • October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. Try having a meatless meal every now and then -- you could find a new favorite recipe!!

    Homecoming Week

    Monday, October 14 - Friday, October 18

    • We're serving special treats in the dining rooms all week!!

    Homecoming Weekend

    Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20

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

    Halloween

    Thursday, October 31

    • Look for spooky treats in the dining rooms!
  • November 2019

    Daylight Savings Time Ends

    Sunday, November 3 @ 2:00am

    • Don't forget to “Fall Back”

    Veterans Day

    Monday, November 11

    • Look for special treats in the dining rooms!
    • Veterans can get special deals in select Retail Dining locations.

    Thanksgiving Brunch

    Sunday, November 24

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

    Thanksgiving Break

    Tuesday, November 26 - Sunday, December 1

    • Dining Rooms
        • Holmes, TK, the UC Food Court, and Bears Bistro will close after Lunch on Tuesday.
        • Holmes and TK will re-open for Dinner on Sunday.
        • The UC Food Court and Bears Bistro will re-open for normal hours on Monday.
        • See the schedule here.
    • Retail Dining
        • All Retail Dining locations will be closed Thursday - Saturday.
        • Please see the schedule for details on exactly which operations will be open during Thanksgiving Break.
  • December 2019

    Last Meal - Fall 2019

    Friday, December 13

    • All Dining Rooms will close after lunch on Friday.
    • All Retail Dining locations will close at their normal times on Friday.
    • All Dining Rooms and most Retail Dining locations will be closed over Winter Break. Please see the complete Winter Break schedule here.

Spring 2020

  • January 2020

    Spring Opening Weekend

    Sunday, January 12

    • Meal plans will be active at Dinner on Sunday at Holmes Dining Hall and Tobey-Kendel Dining Room.
    • Dining Dollars will be active starting Saturday.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Monday, January 20

    • UNC will be closed for the MLK Day holiday... but the dining rooms are still open!!
    • 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.
    • Dining Services 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 for dining rooms and Retail Dining locations.
  • February 2020

    Valentine's Day

    Friday, February 14

    • Check out the special treats!

    President's Day

    Monday, February 17

    • Check out the special treats!

    Ash Wednesday

    Wednesday, February 26

    • Fish will be available every Friday until Easter!

    Lent

    Wednesday - Thursday, February 26 - April 9

    Fish will be available every Friday until Easter!

  • March 2020

    March is National Nutrition Month

    • Look for our healthy and nutritious options in all of our dining locations!

    Lent

    Wednesday - Thursday, February 26 - April 9

    • Fish will be available every Friday until Easter!

    Daylight Saving Time

    Sunday, March 8 @ 2:00 a.m.

    • Don't forget to “Spring Forward” Saturday night!

    Spring Break - have a safe and happy break!

    Friday - Sunday, March 13 - 22

    • Holmes, TK, the UC Food Court, and Bears Bistro will close after Lunch on Friday.
    • Holmes and TK will re-open for Dinner on Sunday.
    • The UC Food Court and Bears Bistro will re-open for normal hours on Monday.
    • Please see the Spring Break 2020 hours.
  • April 2020

    Passover

    Sundown on Wednesday - Thursday, April 8 - 16

    • Passover items will be served in the dining rooms.

    Easter

    Sunday, April 12

    • Sunday Brunch: special menu at Holmes and Tobey-Kendel

    Customer Appreciation Week

    Monday - Friday, April 13 - 17

    • 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

    • All locations will be having "Earth Day" activities throughout the week!
    • Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22nd.
  • May 2020

    Last Meal - Spring 2020

    Friday, May 8

    • All Dining Rooms will close after lunch on Friday.
    • All Retail Dining locations will close for normal hours on Friday.