Please see below for Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 regarding Drake Dining Services.
For those residential students who are isolated or quarantined on campus, meals will be delivered to your door at the designated residence hall or Drake owned real estate property.
All food will be served by Drake Dining staff wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment.
Yes. You will be able to fill your own beverage, but a staff member from Drake Dining will provide you a single-use cup. New cups will be provided for refills. No reusable cups will be allowed at any Drake Dining locations.
Students will be able to sit in the designated areas in dining locations arranged to support social distancing.
No. All tables will be set at least six feet apart to adhere to physical distancing policies. Tables will be set up to accommodate group sizes from 2-10 people.
Yes. The only time you are permitted to not wear a mask is when seated and eating.
Yes. Backpacks are permitted in the dining hall.
Yes. To-go options will be available through the main dining hall. There will also be a to-go option available in the Lower Level of Hubbell Dining Hall.
Grab and Go dining options will be offered in Cowles Library and The C-Store.
Yes. All dinnerware and silverware must be placed in the designated area after each use.
Simple Servings and My Zone will be offering items to accommodate students with food allergies.
Yes. Students will be able to swipe their own cards at the register in all dining locations.
If the dining room is full, you must wait until the number of diners is below the maximum capacity. Students have the option to utilize the to-go program if the dining hall is at capacity.
The Starbucks in Olmsted will open on August 10.
The dining hall will provide dining service at the top of each hour for 45-minute intervals. After 45-minutes, the dining hall will close for 15-minutes for cleaning and sanitizing. All employees will be screened before starting their shifts and proper PPE will be used by all staff members. Hubbell Dining Hall will have controlled access points for entering and exiting to maintain proper physical distancing.