Monday - Friday
7:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday - Sunday
Hours of operation are subject to change due to holidays and major university events. Please check for posted signs or call our main office at
( 619) 849-2211 for special schedule information.
One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:
The Nicholson Dining Room is located on the second floor of the Nicholson Commons at the southwest end of the building. This is the main place on campus where students, staff and faculty all come to eat and socialize. The Dining Room offers items to suit every taste, from cozy comfort foods to dishes composed with an international flare. We are proud to offer a dining program complete with signature brands and menu selections that include just about every item you can imagine. Just feast your eyes on what we have available!
The Nicholson Dining Room accepts Meal Plans, Dining Dollars (formerly known as Point Break Credit), SeaLion Dollars, and Credit Cards ( MC, VISA and AMEX).
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Nicholson Dining Room offers an innovative approach to resident dining. We are proud to present a totally integrated food program that brings to you a great selection of fresh foods being served at different platforms.
The following is a brief description of some of the dining options you will see. Options vary every day, so please check out the dining menus for current offerings.
Offering soul-warming cooking with a creative flair. Wholesome meals based on traditional comfort foods. At the Classics Station you can find a well-rounded meal including meats carved to order, fresh vegetable selections, and a variety of other homemade favorites.
The best pizza made hot and fresh with your favorite toppings served alongside a host of specialty selections cooked just for you.
The International Station focuses on exhibition-style cooking. Foods will be prepared right before your eyes and feature authentic flavor profiles from around the world.
Restaurant-style gourmet salads using the finest ingredients. Enjoy a crisp and fresh specialty salad or try one of our favorite Caesars made to order.
Your favorite steakhouse marinated burger with a side of fries cooked right in front of your eyes. In addition, the grill features a host of daily specialty sandwiches.
Combining old-fashioned deli style with contemporary sandwich innovations. Thinly-sliced deli meats and cheeses and signature spreads served on your choice of bread with a variety of toppings.
Featuring soups, stews, chowders, chili and a salad bar with endless varieties of fresh mixed greens, vegetables, beans, croutons, and other toppings. Freshly baked breads and rolls are also available.
Delicious and healthy vegetarian or vegan options are offered daily. Please ask the Resident Dining Manager or Executive Chef if you have any questions.
Featuring a cereal bar, bagels with all the toppings and our famous "make-your-own" waffles, the granary offers something for everyone.
Offering a tempting selection of sweets, including homemade cakes, cookies, pies and other treats. Don't forget the ice cream! It's the perfect ending to your satisfying meal.