South Dining Commons serves as one of our all-you-care-to-eat residential dining halls in the Central District on campus. Fresh, made-to-order meals are available 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The daily changing menu offers a variety of comfort food and healthy options for dine-in or to-go.
South Dining Commons Amenities:
- Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Connected to Downs Hall
- All-you-care-to-eat model
- 6+ different serving stations
- Features the Southside retail location for ordering al-la-carte food, snacks, beverages, and essentials
- Dining Dollars Accepted, discounted meal rates when used
Academic Year Hours:
- Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 2:00pm, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
- Saturday - Sunday: 10:30am - 2:00pm, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
- Dining room is closed daily for cleaning from 9am-11am, 2pm-4:30pm, and 6:30-close. To-go meals still available.
Inside South Dining Commons:
South Dining Commons features a deli with fresh baked bread daily, salad, fruit and yogurt bars where our staff will build your favorite dish for you. SDC also specializes in pizzas made from scratch using locally sourced flour. Desserts are always available along with our large variety of beverages, including Pepsi products, Seattle's Best coffees, infused waters and juices, fresh brewed tea, milk, soy milk, and almond milk. Don't forget the everyday grab-and-go options available from the Southside retail window. Check out some of our other stations below.
A hallmark of SDC, serving traditional TexMex dishes including nachos, tacos, burritos, and more.
Student favorites from around the globe brought home to KU.
The Deli offers sub sandwiches on fresh baked bread, or create your own on a wrap or pita bread. Choose from a variety of fresh ingredients.
South Dining Commons' Pizza station offers pizzas made from scratch using locally sourced flour and a variety of toppings.
Salad & Yogurt Bar
Our staff will build your favorite salad, or yogurt parfait from a variety of fresh ingredients at our salad, fruit, and yogurt bar.
There are no special offers at this time, but be sure to check back later.