Students enjoy a buffet-style experience, at the Bailey Dining Commons, where they are allowed to eat as much as they would like and try multiple different meal options. The Dining Commons is located on the first floor of the McCravey-Triplett Student Center.

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About Dining Services

The dining commons staff enjoys serving students and strives to make meals fun, healthy, and as much like home as is possible. A variety of different entrees are offered at every meal, including categories such as Classic Entrees, Healthy Edge, Passport Café, Veggie Venue, Fast Food, Deli Designs and Garden Gourmet. One of the Dining Commons’ signature meals which includes the famous southern fried chicken (or baked chicken), macaroni and cheese, and turnip greens is served weekly. Every lunch and dinner offers a full salad bar and baked chicken option to students. To top off a meal, students can choose from hand-dipped ice creams and a variety of desserts prepared daily.

Residential students living in the traditional halls (Robertson, Wells, Lakeview, Caldwell, or Helen White) have a full meal plan as a part of their room and board payment. Students residing in the University Village or commuting to campus have the option to purchase meals at various rates depending on the number of meals desired.

For any questions about the food service, please contact, Mr. Chris Walker, Director, at or 601-968-5912.

Nutritional and Allergen Information (PDF)

Meal Plan Costs

1 Meal


$7.00 per meal

40 Meals


$6.50 per meal

80 Meals


$6.25 per meal

120 Meals


$6.00 per meal

Hours of Operation

Weekday Hours

Hot Breakfast

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:30 am


11:00 am - 2:00 pm


4:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Weekend Hours

Continental Breakfast (Sunday Only)

8:30 am - 9:30 am


11:30 am - 1:30 pm


4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13