Laker Cafe - Garrett College

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Employees and students are not required to be vaccinated at this time but are strongly encouraged to do so.

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Laker Café

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Summer Semester

Sunday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Laker Café is located in the Student Center across from the Learning Resources Center. Snacks and a full-service meal menu are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner on a regular schedule when classes are in session.

Students and staff may make cash purchases or may buy 'Laker Dollars' that allows for the purchase of meals or individual items. Laker Dollars are available for use in the Laker Café only (they cannot be used in the Bookstore or vending machines across campus).

Laker Café Meal Plans

Silver Laker Dollars - $1,000 per semester ($2,000 per year)
Gold Laker Dollars - $1,300 per semester ($2,600 per year)
Platinum Laker Dollars - $1,500 per semester ($3,000 per year)


For on-campus catering needs, please contact Matthew Novosel at

Unused meal plan dollars are non-refundable. Balances transfer from fall to spring semester, however, if the student does not enroll in spring, unused dollars are forfeited. At the end of the spring semester, unused dollars are forfeited and cannot be transferred to a new academic year.