Summer Dining Options
On-campus dining is available at a number of serveries throughout campus. Group dining can be arranged as well as full-catered meals, picnics, sack lunches and barbeques.
If group dining is not arranged, participants will be given the opportunity to purchase meal credits at their group’s check-in. These credits can be loaded onto a meal card and are accepted at numerous locations around campus.
SYAP Box Lunch Program
Are you a part of Rice’s Summer Youth Activity Program (SYAP)? Save time packing lunch everyday by joining the SYAP box lunch program! We offer affordable, healthy options for only $25/week. Box lunches include an entrée, side and fresh fruit. You also have the option to add juice or additional sides for $1/each. Order forms are due the Wednesday before the desired meal week. Click here to place your order.
Purchasing a Meal Card
You may pre-purchase a meal card either through our online order form at https://signup.rice.edu/mealcards/ or at the Conference Housing office on-campus.
Meal Card Option #1 – South Servery (Opening May 22)
The South Servery is open daily during the summer and has buffet-style service. You will find a variety of dining choices including fruit, salad and sandwich bars, multiple hot food entrees, daily options for vegetarians, pizza (at lunch time), a grill, desserts and more! The South Servery is open during the following times:
- Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
- Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
- Dinner: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Meal Card Option #2 – Retail Dining
Meal cards are accepted at all of the following on-campus retail dining locations. Click the link for dates and times of operation.
@Sammy’s @Sammy’s brings together several delicious dining options: The Whoo Deli – made-to-order sandwiches and salads, Grillosophy – a gourmet grill, In the Loop – epicurean, char-grilled pizza, 4.Taco – delicious homemade tacos, baked potatoes and sides!
Ambassador Chinese Traditional Chinese dishes using only fresh, high-quality ingredients
Salento’s at the Brochstein Pavilion Characterized by a blend of Latin American and European culture, Salento is a unique coffee shop and cafe, serving a variety of beverages and foods daily.
Rice Farmer’s Market The Rice Farmers Market is open every Tuesday, rain or shine, from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Entrance 13B off of Greenbriar Dr! Current Rice University students who have tetra points on their ID cards may use these at the market.