See our planning for 2020–21.

Hampshire College Students in the Cafeteria

On-Campus Dining Services

Hampshire College is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to faculty, staff, students, and guests.

For academic year 2020, Dining Services will offer take-out food service and a variety of groceries at the Prescott Tavern Cafe. The Hampstore will continue to stock food and grocery items, and the Bridge Café will be closed for food service. Dining Services will continue to offer accommodations for all dietary needs. Contact Franny Krushinsky, director of dining services, at

Block meal plans and Onecard money can be used to purchase food items at all dining services locations. 

Eating on Campus

Dining Commons

Spring Semester Menus

4/5/21 to 4/11/21

4/12/21 to 4/18/21


  • Breakfast: 7:30–9 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Dinner: 5–9 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

  • Brunch: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Dinner: 5–8 p.m.

Daily menus offer an array of hot entrees, soups, breads, desserts, and a salad bar.

Meal swipes, Café Card, cash, or electronic payment can be used to access the Dining Commons.

Kern Kafé

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Located in the R.W. Kern Center, the Kern Kafé is the only coffee shop on campus. Offerings include espresso, lattes, tea, smoothies, an assortment of other hot and cold beverages, homemade pastries, sandwiches, and soups made daily. 

Prescott Tavern Cafe

Monday–Friday: 4–10:30 p.m.

Bridge Café

CLOSED FOR 2020-21

The Bridge Café is located on the second floor of the Robert Crown Center. The name is taken from the bridge that connects Johnson Library's Airport Lounge and the Robert Crown Center. Offerings include á la carte items, a coffee bar, sushi, custom prepared meals, and grab-and-go selections.

Block Meal Plans

Hampshire offers a variety of competitively priced Block Meal Plans.

Hampshire College Catering

Full-service conference catering may be arranged for occasions such as meetings, receptions, holiday parties, religious commemorations, weddings, and other special meals. Groups may choose to dine in the dining commons, receive catered service in our event spaces, or combine the offerings and create an event unique to their group. Menus offered range from informal barbecues to full-service plated meals. Our catering staff will customize a package to suit your group's specific needs and requests. Ordering catering can be done through our online catering system without ever leaving your desk!

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