Dining - Student Employment

We offer an excellent opportunity to provide students with on-campus employment.

Visit the Career Development Center's CSO Database to apply for a position within Student Dining.


Ashland University is a nationally recognized, award-winning food service department. Located in the John C. Myers Convocation Center, Dining Services offers several food service facilities which provide our students, faculty and staff as well as the public with great food and impeccable service at reasonable prices.

In addition to the obvious advantages of on-campus employment, you will gain a valuable reference in the food service industry.

Here at Ashland University, your education comes first. Dining Services offers flexible employment in order to accommodate your class schedule. Casual and part-time employment varies from 5-25 hours a week.

Great Job, Great Benefits.

  • Class/work schedule compatibility.
  • Managers who understand students needs.
  • Convenience of on-campus location.
  • Incremental raises to encourage longevity.
  • Meal provided during shifts.


Student Dining
Located in the lower level of the John C. Myers Convocation Center, Student Dining offers many employment opportunities.

A national award-winning food court experience, students can access any of a number of service stations which offer a wide variety of hot and cold entrees. 

Eagles' Nest
Located in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center, the Eagles Nest offers a wide selection of fast food, grill and deli selections, salad bar, bakery, gourmet coffees and snack items for those on-the-go dining needs. The Eagles' Nest is now part of some meal plan options.

Accent Room
This elegant dining room with its quiet, relaxed atmosphere offers a diverse menu which caters to the public as well as University clientele. The Accent Room is located in the lower level of the Myers Convocation Center and is open for lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Catering Services
The Ashland University catering operation has won first place in the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) competition three years in a row. Catering Services has served banquets for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush, Vice President Dan Quayle, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, General Colin Powell and many others. Utilizing the capabilities of its multi-talented staff, the University caters a host of receptions, banquets, dinner parties and University functions each year in a variety of themes, formal and informal. Hours and days are varied and flexible.

Schar Café
Schar Café is a Grab 'n Go dining facility conveniently located on the first floor of the Dwight Schar College of Education building.  It is open 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday and 4-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday.

Conard Café
Conard Café is located on the first floor of the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences facility in Mansfield.  It offers dining services where you can enjoy café items such as freshly made sandwiches, Grab 'n Go salads and sandwiches, soups, pizzas, Starbucks coffee, snacks and other beverages.  It is open 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday.

Tuffy's Smoothie Bar
Tuffy's Smoothie Bar overlooks the basketball courts in the Recreation and Sport Sciences Center.  They are known for their Drink of the Month special, but they offer more than just smoothies.  They also carry a variety of healthy snacks in addition to salads and sandwiches. Tuffy's is open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday-Friday. 

Dining Info


Menu Gazette
Dining Hall closes at 6:30p 4/16.
Happy Easter!


Monday – Friday

Breakfast: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Closed: 2-4 p.m.
Dinner: 4-7 p.m.


Breakfast: 7:30-11 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4-6:30 p.m.


Lunch: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4-6:30 p.m.

Late Night Dining

10-11:30 p.m.


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Throughout the year, Ashland University Student Dining Services offers the campus community a change of pace by providing theme specials. These specials vary throughout the year and include Picnics, Karaoke,Chocolate Lovers, Halloween and Beach Party. These are just a few of the scheduled events.  Watch for new ones in the days to come.


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