Dining Halls & Cafes

Emerson students can use both Board Bucks and ECCash at any of Emerson’s dining facilities:


Little Building Dining Hall

The Little Building Dining Hall, which holds approximately 300 people, is the main dining location on campus and is an all-you-care-to-eat facility designed primarily to provide students the meals included in their selected Board Plan. Emerson strives to create a warm, friendly dining space for students and faculty with a diverse menu so that everyone has a slice of home. The serving area has five full-service stations:

  • The Grill
  • Homestyle Cooking, which includes everything from rotisserie to stir-fry
  • Deli
  • Crowd Pleasers
  • Vegetarian / Vegan

In addition, the serving area provides a full, self-service Salad/Soup Bar, along with Pizza, Dessert Bar, and Fresh Bread stations.

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Dining Hall

The Emerson College Dining Hall

Dining Hall Hours of Operation

The Dining Hall Sping Closing Hours:
Monday May 5 – Friday May 9 Breakfast 7:30 am–9:30 pm Lunch 11:30am–1:00pm Dinner 5pm–8:00pm
Saturday, Sunday May 10 & 11 Brunch 11:00 am–1:00 pm Dinner 5pm–7:00pm

Little Building Convenience Store Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday Closed
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays Closed

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Emerson’s Cafe

Emeson's Cafe will be closed from December 21, 2013 until January 2, 2014.

Emerson Cafe features a wide array of sandwiches and beverages. Peet’s Coffees and Teas is the newest addition to the block.  The "Em Caf" also features freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, bagels, breakfast pastries and panini sandwiches.

Emerson’s Cafe accepts cash, EC Cash, Board Bucks, Visa and MasterCard.

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Summer Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday

7:00 am–3:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday & Holidays Closed
Emerson's Cafe

Emerson’s Cafe

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The Max

The Max will be closed until January 11, 2014.

The Max Cafe, located on the second floor of the Piano Row is a popular student gathering spot. The Max features freshly prepared hot breakfast every morning as well as a full grill (burgers, veggie burgers, chicken fingers), stir-fry, personal pizzas and a wide array of convenience store items.

The Max accepts Cash, EC Cash, Board Bucks, Visa and MasterCard.

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The Max Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday Closed
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays Closed
Commons Cafe

Commons Cafe

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Paramount Cafe

Paramount Cafe LogoThe Paramount Cafe will be closed until January 14, 2014.

The Paramount Cafelocated in the lower level of the Paramount Center is the campus "hidden jewel".  The Cafe features Starbucks coffee, a full deli, stir-fry and a wide selection of freshly prepared bakery items.

The Paramount Cafe accepts cash, ECCash, Board Bucks, Visa, and MasterCard.

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Hours of Operation

Monday–Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays Closed
Paramount Cafe

The Paramount Cafe

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