Hours of Operation Fall 2021

If you need to contact Dining Services please call 641-784-5333  

The Swarm

Fall 2021 Swarm Hours unless otherwise posted.

Grilled Breakfast
Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 10:30AM
Grilled Lunch

Monday – Friday 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Grilled Dinner

Monday – Thursday 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sunday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Grilled Late Night Menu

Monday – Thursday 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Sunday 8:00 PM –  11:30PM


Taqueria Menu

Monday – Thursday 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM




Fall Break Hours

Closed Saturday & Sunday

Monday Oct. 11 - 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Tuesday Oct. 12th - 7:30 AM - 11:30 PM

The Commons:

Fall 2021 Semester Hours unless otherwise posted.

Monday - Friday

Breakfast: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Continuous Dinning: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Lunch: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Continuous Dinning: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Dinner: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday

Weekend Brunch: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Weekend Dinner: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Fall Break Hours

Monday Oct 11th: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday Oct. 12th: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM & 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM



Sack Lunch information is now available!

Sack Lunch information is now available on our web pages.  Simply click here!  

Dining Dollar$


What is Dining Dollar$?

  Is a declining balance on your Graceland University ID Card. This can only be used on Graceland’s Campus ensuring that your money can only be used towards food. 

What is GBuck$?

     Is a declining balance on your Graceland University ID Card. Your card can be used at various locations in Lamoni to purchase food. 

Why is this special?

     In using Dining Dollar$ you can stretch your dollar and get more food for your money. With Dining Dollar$ you get a 20% enrichment** added to your account at the time of purchase.

Why is this special?

     GBuck$ can be used at off campus locations and allowing freedom to choose. If you decide to dine on-campus GBuck$ offers a 10% discount at the register.

Who qualifies for Dining Dollar$?

Any Graceland Staff or Student can purchase and use Dining Dollar$. 



Swarm Inn
Sodexo Catering Services 
Freddie's Cafe
**20% enrichment is only applicable
with a minimum purchase of $40.00 


Swarm Inn
Freddie's Cafe
Sodexo Catering Services
Pizza Hut
Pizza Shack
Linden St. Coffee House


Food Service 3 Strikes Policy

Proper behavior is expected while using the Commons or Swarm Inn dining facilities.   A student can receive a “strike” for:   entering the dining facility without payment, theft, or any other unreasonable behavior.   Students who receive 3 strikes will have their dining privileges permanently denied with no refund given on their remaining board plan.  


1st Strike = Dining privileges temporarily suspended until the student meets with the Food Service Director.

2nd Strike = Dining privileges temporarily suspended until the student meets with the Food Service Director and the Dean of Students.

3rd Strike = Permanent loss of dining privileges with no refund given on a remaining board plan.  


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Your go to website for ALL your Food Service Needs.  Menus, Events, Catering, Employment, it's all there!
Want to know what Meal Plan you have, your balance in Flex Points, GBuck$, etc.?  Need to make a payment to your GBuck$ online?  This is your website!

Looking to surprise someone on campus for a big exam, special holiday, or even their birthday? Look at the surprise me package brochure that you will find located at the bottom of the catering page. We will make and deliver you package for you, all you have to do is order!