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Heilman Dining Center

SAVE THE DATE: Holiday Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 2!

Listed in 'Southern Living' as one of the south's most stunning campus dining halls, the award-winning Heilman Dining Center (HDC) is located across the lake from the iconic Boatwright Library. The HDC accepts cash, checks, major credit cards, department charges, Dining Dollars, and SpiderCards.

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Take a virtual tour of the HDC with our executive chef, Tyler Betzhold!

Please note all menu items listed below are subject to change.

Scrambled EggsVGFI
Fried EggsVGFI
Pork BaconGFI
Turkey Bacon
Grilled Ham SliceGFI
French Toast Sticks & Syrup
Tater Wedges
Steel Cut OatsGFI
with toppingsGFI
Pork Sausage & Cheese Croissant
Vegan Sausage, Egg & Cheese CroissantV
Fresh Cut Fruit SelectionVGGFI
Healthy Harvest MuffinVNUTCO
Espresso MuffinV
Donut HoleV
Fruit Loops, Cheerios, Frosted Flakes
Assorted YogurtsVGFI
MTO Yogurt ParfaitV
Assorted bagels and toppings
Sirloin Steak
Vegan Herb Crusted "Beef"VG
Baked Sweet PotatoesVGGFI
Roasted BeetsVGGFI
Green Beans & MushroomsVGGFI
Spider ChickenGFI
Hot Dogs
Chicken Nuggets
Waffle Fries
Onion Rings
Boca BurgersVG
Pizza Bar
Pasta BarV
Taco Truck Bar
Mongolian Grill Station
Panini Station
Deli Station
Fresh FruitVGGFI
Salad Bar
Dessert Bar
Pork with White BeansGFI
White Bean CassouletVGGFI
Spicy Roasted PotatoesV
Steamed BroccoliVGGFI
Roasted EggplantVGGFI
Taco Truck Bar
Mongolian Grill Station
Hot Dogs
Spider ChickenGFI
Waffle Fries
Onion Rings
Chicken Nuggets
Pizza Bar
Pasta Bar
Panini Station
Deli Bar
Fresh FruitVGGFI
Salad Bar
Pinacolada Panna CottaVCO
Lemon Meringue TartsVCO
Sand Dollar CookiesV
Rosemary Grape Focaccia BreadV

V Vegetarian

VG Vegan

GFI Gluten Friendly Ingredients

NUT Contains Nuts

FI Contains Fish

SH Contains Shellfish

CO Contains Coconut

Dining News

HDC Special Events:

Bubble Tea Pop-Up: 10/6
Italian Night: 10/17
Pancake Bar Pop-Up: 10/20
Halloween Desserts: 10/31
Fire & Ice Pop-Up: 11/3
Diwali Dinner: 11/4
Thanksgiving Dinner: 11/11
International Dinner: 11/17
Holiday Dinner: 12/2
Midnight Munchies: 12/5
Sushi Night: 12/8

HDC Hours: 


  • Breakfast: 7AM-10:30AM
  • Lunch: 11AM-3:30PM
  • Dinner: 4PM-8PM


  • Continental Breakfast: 8AM-10:30AM
  • Brunch: 11AM-3:30PM
  • Dinner: 4PM-8PM

Thanksgiving Break

  • Tuesday, Nov. 23: 7AM-3PM
  • Nov. 24-27: Closed
  • Sunday, Nov. 28: 11AM-8PM

Thanks to COVID protocol updates, HDC has resumed dine-in only service (with the exception of Green Box users. Purchase a Green Box from a cashier for a one-time, non-refundable $5 fee)!

Meal Rates

Spider Card/Cash/Credit
Breakfast $8.25
Lunch/Brunch $11.00
Dinner $13.00
Special Dinner $15.00

Guest Card and Admissions
Breakfast $7.50
Lunch/Brunch $10.00
Dinner $12.00
Special Dinner: $13.75

Seniors (ages 65+)
Breakfast $7.50
Lunch/Brunch $10.00
Dinner $12.00
Special Dinner: $13.75

Flex/Faculty and Staff with ID
Breakfast $7.00
Lunch/Brunch $8.25
Dinner $10.25
Special Dinner Rates: $12.75

Children (ages 3-9)
All meals $6.90