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Spelman Dining Services

Dining Services

Welcome to Spelman College Dining Services.

Bon Appétit As Spelman College’s food service provider, Bon Appétit Management Company believes that food has an important role to play in individual wellness and in building culture and community to Spelman. Our chefs cook from scratch, using fresh local and seasonal ingredients that meet our sustainability standards. In addition to regional comfort foods and local favorites, you will find abundant plant-forward options, as well as menu choices that are made without the top-9 allergens every day. Each dining location offers different menus and service styles. Let us give you a tour of the senses and re-introduce you to college dining.

Dining Services

Office Hours:
Mon. - Fri.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Café Bon Appétit

Dining Account Access

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Alma Upshaw Café

Alma Upshaw Café, upper Manley,  is a warm and inviting all-you-care-to-eat cafe where students can gather to enjoy a delicious, scratch-cooked meal.

Mon. - Fri.

Breakfast:  7 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
*Continuous dining is from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Lunch:      11 a.m. -  2 p.m.
*Continuous dining is from 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dinner:       4:30 p.m. -  9 p.m.
*The café closes at 8:00 p.m. on Friday.
Student Eating in Cafeteria at Spelman

Sat. - Sun.

Brunch:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner:   4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

2nd Student Eating in Cafeteria at Spelman

Beverly D. Tatum Suites, "The Suites"

"The Suites" is a one-of-a-kind dynamic eatery and late-night dining spot. Sunday through Thursday, Roam offers a globally inspired menu featuring a student-selected cuisine. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the cafe transforms for "Spelman After Dark," where guests can enjoy small plates inspired by local food truck menus.

Sun. - Thurs.

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Fri. - Sat.

7 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Food Hall, "Lower Manley"

Spelman College, in partnership with Bon Appetit Management Company, proudly operates Slutty Vegan, Ace Sushi, Nom Station, and Starbucks in the Manley College Center, Lower-Level concourse. Enjoy creative plant-based specialties, fresh sushi, Asian inspired hand-crafted smoothies and milk tea, or your favorite coffee house beverages in a modern food hall atmosphere.


Ace Sushi – fusion bowls | sushi|

meal exchange | declining balance| credit/debit

Mon. - Thurs.:  11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. - Sun.:        11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

C-store - sundries | grab & go


Mon. - Thurs.:  10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri. - Sun.:        10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Nom Station – boba tea & sandwiches

meal exchange | declining balance | credit/debit

Mon. - Thurs.:     11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. - Sun.:           11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Slutty Vegan – plant-based burgers

meal exchange | declining balance | credit/debit

Mon. - Thurs.:     11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. - Sun.:           11 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Starbucks – coffee shop | on-demand ordering

Mon. - Thurs.:    7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri.:                    7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat. - Sun.:         9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Allergens & Dietary Restrictions

Bon Appétit Management Company and Spelman College safely serves many students with food allergies every day. We have clear and concise protocols that take into account our open kitchens and from-scratch cooking methods to ensure students are fed safely. For more on eating with a food allergy in our café, visit this page and view the guide on Food Allergies and Celiac Disease at Spelman College. Students requiring dining accommodations or seeking meal plan exemptions must contact the Student Access Center and provide them with supporting medical documentation. Requests for accommodations and exemptions will be reviewed by the college and Bon Appétit at Spelman College for approval.

Dining Services Inclement Weather Policy

The dining hall will remain open and accessible to the campus community with limited hours of operation, staffing and menu variety in cases of weather-related emergencies or disasters. Students will receive notices of all changes to hours of operation via campus e-mail, social media such as Instagram, and the Dining Services webpage at Café Bon Appétit.

Hours of operation will also be posted near the Dining Services entrance as well as the Café Bon Appétit   to provide the most accurate information for members of the community. In the event of weather-related emergencies or disaster please check our Instagram page, Spelman Dining, e-mail us directly at, or check your campus e-mail address. Serious inquiries can be addressed by our Dining Service general manager.