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Dining and Meal Services

East Campus

Cornerstone Coffeehouse
The Cornerstone Coffeehouse features Equal Exchange coffee, specialty espresso drinks, blended and iced beverages, and smoothies, juices, sodas, and teas. Patrons may also purchase sandwiches, pastries, wraps, and salads.

Cougar Walk Café
Cougar Walk Café, featuring BBQ sandwiches, is great for meals on-the-go and is located at the center of East Campus on Cougar Walk.

Cougars’ Den Café
Cougars’ Den Café offers a wide selection of meals including hot sandwiches, salads, deli, pizza, shawarma, and wings.

1899 Dining Hall
The 1899 Dining Hall, located on East Campus, offers all-you-care-to-eat dining.

Mexicali Grill
Mexicali Grill, on East Campus, offers a variety of Latin American foods made fresh daily. This includes dishes such as nachos with your choice of toppings, burritos made to order, and Mexican bowls to satisfy your cravings. Weekly and monthly specials are also offered.

Paws 'N Go Convenience Store
Paws 'N Go Convenience Store is located on East Campus just inside Cougars' Den Café and offers a variety of quick-grab items to satisfy every craving.

West Campus

The Grill at Heritage
The Grill offers grilled hamburgers, veggie burgers, chicken sandwiches, and grilled cheese sandwiches, as well as a Chinese express line. Personal-sized pizzas are also available, as well as a hot "special of the day."

Hillside Grounds at Heritage
Hillside Grounds, features Equal Exchange coffee and specialty espresso drinks as well as ice cream and smoothies, and a variety of paninis throughout the day.

The Market at Heritage
The Market offers a variety of snack items, prepackaged salads and sandwiches, soup, and a fresh salad bar.

Sam's Subs
Sam's Subs, located in the southwest corner of the Felix Event Center and just a few steps away from the trolley stop, is ready to serve you a fresh, made-to-order sandwich.

Umai Sushi
Umai Sushi, located in the Felix Event Center on West Campus, features a variety of freshly made rolls, salad, miso soup, and teriyaki chicken. The weekly Friday specials keep students coming back for more.

Off Campus

Glendora Café and Bakery
Located a few miles from campus in the city of Glendora, the bakery prepares baked goods, such as bagels, breads, cookies, muffins, and pastries, for both APU and the surrounding community.

Additional Options

Vending machines all across campus feature Pepsi products and a variety of snacks. All Pepsi vending machines allow you to pay with your Cougar Bucks or credit cards.

Healthy Options
If you are trying to be more health conscious with your food choices or have special dietary needs, Dining Services is here to help with tasty new products that we are continually adding to our venues. With a total of eleven venues on APU's campus, we aim to provide wholesome choices for all of our customers. View our Healthy Options (PDF)

Using Dining Plans and Cougar Bucks

The following places accept a student ID card for meals:

The following places accept Cougar Bucks:

Cougar Bucks

Students and/or parents can deposit money into an account called Cougar Bucks. The student ID card is used to access this as well as meal plans and dining dollars. Deposits for Cougar Bucks can be made with cash, check, or credit card at the Cashier’s Office, the University Bookstore, CASHNet, or the Dining Services reception desk located just inside the front door of the 1899 Dining Hall. Or fill out this Cougar Bucks Request Form and email, fax, or deliver it to the Office of Undergraduate Student Financial Services. There is a minimum $20 deposit each time and cash withdrawals are not permitted. Cougar Bucks are not transferable.