Food & Dining

Gander Dining Hall

Gander Dining Hall offers an extremely varied menu to cater to as many tastes as possible, including traditional entrées served with a variety of fruits and vegetables; Italian cuisine such as pastas, sauces and fresh baked pizza; Mexican fare like quesadillas, enchiladas and Spanish rice; and Asian items such as our stir-fry bar and oriental entrées with chicken or vegetables. Our Chef creates fresh new items on a regular basis!

Special Dietary Accommodations for Campus Meals–Dining Services is committed to providing quality meals for a variety of tastes and dietary needs. However, if our menu does not accommodate your dietary needs, you can contact Stephanie Lautner at 870-275-3014, or please see the Food Service Director/Chef to set up a meeting to discuss menu options. Call 314-529-9308 for more information.

View our Catering Guide.

Maryville Starbucks

Starbucks offers brewed coffees, espressos and lattes, along with an assortment of “grab and go” drinks, sweets and snacks. Students can pick up coffee on their way to the library or settle in at one of Starbucks’ ample tables. Free wireless Internet access and USB charging ports provide all the conveniences of home, in a warm friendly environment.

Maryville Starbucks FAQ

What are Starbucks hours at Maryville?
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Can I use my Dining Dollars/One Card at Starbucks?
Dining Dollars can used for coffee and food items at Starbucks. Saints Dollars, cash and credit cards are accepted for coffee, food, and merchandise.

How do I check my Starbucks Card balance?
Visit the Starbucks card page, sign in to your Starbucks account, go to My Cards and select the Card you wish to view the balance on.

Is there a way to order Starbucks online or through the kiosks?
This feature is coming soon! We plan to enhance the Starbucks experience in the future through mobile ordering.

How can I comment or give feedback about an experience I had at Maryville’s Starbucks store?
We always welcome your feedback about our service and your in-store experience – please contact Andy Painter, and we’ll respond as soon as possible.

Can I use my Starbucks rewards at Maryville?
You can earn rewards but are not able to redeem them at the Maryville Starbucks.

Does Starbucks employ students at Maryville?
Yes, Starbucks hires student workers through Fresh Ideas. You can apply via

Will Starbucks at Maryville be able to accept Starbucks promotions?
Yes, as a licensed store we will offer Starbucks promotions.

Where can I find more information on Starbucks promotions, closings, etc.?
Follow us @GanderDining on Facebook and Twitter. Visit our website at and check out the digital signage around campus.

Can I purchase Starbucks Gift Cards at Maryville Starbucks?
Yes, you may also redeem your gift cards.

Maryville’s Freight Farm

Maryville is planting new seeds of sustainability by hosting the only Freight Farm in the state of Missouri and one of the few in the nation. This farm-in-a-box is built entirely inside a 40-foot long shipping container and provides a suitable environment to grow produce 365 days a year. Find more information here.



Dining Hall


Contact Us

Linda Thacker
Director of Dining Service

Carl Lovett
Corporate Executive Chef

Wendy Thacker
Director of Catering

Benard Pilon
Executive Chef

John Womick
Operations Manager

Mary Gagliano
Administrative Assistant

Lorenzo Gordon
Campus Chef