2020-2021 Continuity of Operations

Continuity of Operations

Meal Plan Refunds

Meal plan refunds will be prorated based on the first date students are eligible to return to campus for Spring 2021 semester. Refunds will be processed after move-in. If you have questions about meal plans, please contact us at dining@appstate.edu

General Safety Precautions

  • Tables are spaced 6 feet apart and allow for a maximum of 4 people per table (in family groups) to achieve social distancing standards.
  • Cleaning of high traffic areas occurs every 30 minutes.
  • Self-service sanitation stations are available in addition to cleaning attendants to maintain a clean dining room and servery.
  • Plexiglass barriers protect the safety of staff and patrons by maintaining physical barriers at service and check out.
  • Mountaineer footprints on the floor indicate waiting areas to maintain 6' distance between customers.
  • Hand sanitation stations are available at all dining areas.
  • Where possible, entrances and exits will be one-way only with signage to indicate traffic flow.
  • Masks are required when not seated at a table, eating a meal.
  • Cashless transactions will be encouraged.


  • Seating has been reduced in dining halls per state and public health guidelines.
  • Additional outdoor seating has been added where feasible.

Grubhub Mobile Ordering

Please click the Grubhub logo below for more information on the Grubhub Campus Dining app and how to use the app to place orders for all on-campus dining options!

Grubhub logo

Food Truck Schedule

Local food truck partners - The Cardinal Burger Wagon,  Village Inn Pizza, and Higher Grounds Coffee - will be located on Sanford Mall throughout the week to provide additional dining options for students. Use your AppCard to order through the Grubhub app.

Spring 2021 food truck hours will resume on Monday, February 1, unless otherwise noted.

Food Truck


Higher Grounds Coffee

Mondays-Fridays: 9am-4pm

Weekends: Closed

Village Inn Pizza

Mondays: Closed

Tuesdays: 11am-8pm* 

Wednesdays: 11am-8pm*

Thursdays: 11am-8pm*

Fridays: 11am-8pm*

Weekends: 12pm-8pm**

* delivery 4pm-8pm
** delivery all day

Cardinal Burger Wagon

Mondays-Tuesdays: 11am-4pm

Wednesdays-Thursdays: 11am-7pm

Fridays: 11am-4pm

Weekends: Closed

Food Truck Locations

  • Higher Grounds Coffee: In front of Anne Belk Hall on grass brick path in front of Sanford Mall
  • Village Inn Pizza: In front of the Aspire Statue between Sanford Mall and Roess Dining Hall
  • Cardinal Burger Wagon: At the northeast corner of Sanford Mall between L.S. Dougherty Hall and Sanford Hall

Map of Food Truck locations

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