Dining Services

Resident Student or Commuter Student - We Have a Plan for You

2019-2020 Academic Year Plans

In order to meet your campus dining needs, we have designed the following meal plans for the 2018-2019 academic year.

All students living on-campus are required to purchase a meal plan. Meals are breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday, and brunch and dinner on weekends for a total of 19 meals per week.


2019-2020 Meal Plans and Pricing - Pricing per Semester*

Meal Plan A

19 meals per week


Meal Plan B

14 meals per week


Meal Plan C

10 meals per week


Commuter Meal Plans

You too can purchase any of the above meal plans and save time and money. Just visit the Fiscal Control Office for all the details. Or, you can click here for a link to the Residence Hall Application and pay with a credit/debit card.


Do You Have Particular Dietary Needs?

No problem! Our campus dining services program can accommodate your special dietary requirements. For more information, please contact us at 928.428.1481.


You Asked for It! Announcing ... Hank's Rice Bowl

Monday through Friday
At Sodexo Gila Hank's Cafe

Pay cash and get it to go ... or dine with EAC's AMAZING students! Meal plan holders must get a ticket from cashier to get single serve from Hank's rice bowl. This entitles you to one serving of rice bowl on a plate. This can't be removed from the dining hall. If you want to purchase one of the 24 oz. Pepsi cups the cost is $1.80. Cookies may be purchased for $1.09.


Brown Bag Lunch Request

Dining Services offers meals to go for students with a meal plan that are unable to eat during regularly scheduled mealtimes. To begin receiving this service, you must order in person at the cafeteria by speaking with a supervisor. Ask for Rick Rickman or a supervisor. All orders must be picked up at the back door across from Mark Allen Hall. You must be on a meal plan. No cash, checks or credit cards accepted. All Brown Bag orders MUST be made in person. Orders must be made at least twenty-four hours in advance, and this service is only available on weekdays.

Important Info
Failure to collect your meal more than twice will result in you becoming ineligble for the service for the remainder of the semester.

Feel free to contact any of our managers at 928.428.1481.


Know Before You Go

bite app

Bite … the new app that tells you what's on the menu today in our cafe! Know what the specials and new items are, their ingredients, and give us your feedback too! The more you know, the better it tastes. Download from the App Store or Google Play for FREE today; search "Bite by Sodexo." Here is our Code: 49N69



Dining Policies

One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:
  • Please bus your tray and disposables from your table when you have finished dining and leave your table clean.
  • Please refrain from taking food, dishes or utensils from the dining area
  • Remember that meal cards are non-transferable. Meal cards cannot be used by anyone but the purchaser.


Hours of Operation*

Monday through Friday
Breakfast 7:15a - 8:45a
Continental Until 9:15a
Lunch 11:30a - 1:00p
Dinner 5:15p - 6:45p
Saturday and Sunday
Brunch 11:30a - 1:00p
Dinner 5:00p - 6:30p

The hours listed are the hours of operation for the 2018 -2019 Academic Year.

*Subject to change



Check back here in the future to see what events are happening in the dining hall this month!



Sodexo Catering at Eastern Arizona College offers a full range of catering services. From a simple coffee setup to large banquets and receptions, our professional catering staff welcome the opportunity to assist you in planning your special event.

If you have a good idea of what you would like to book, please be ready to give us some preliminary information such as the date, day and time of your event, your group name and contact person with phone number, address, and e-mail, the type of service desired, with room location and number in party, and any menu ideas. All events to be held on the campus also need to be coordinated with the Student Life Office, located in the Gherald L. Hoopes Jr. Activities Center on North Stadium Avenue, Thatcher, AZ, 85552. The Student Life Office can be reached at 928-428-8354.

For Catering Services call us at 928.428.1481 or e-mail us at sodexo@eac.edu.


Sustainability and Social Responsibility

On campuses around the country, Sodexo is committed to developing and measuring ways to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, conserve water, promote responsible waste management and reduce the use of toxic chemicals. Our efforts will advance new models of sustainable community development through local sourcing, use of seasonal products and sustainably grown food. Click here to learn more about our Better Tomorrow program.


Wellness and Nutrition Info

Being well and eating well means becoming aware of choices and making the right decisions to achieve a better today and a better tomorrow. Your Sodexo dining team is committed to offering you a wide range of options for a healthy dining experience. From recipes that include the most nutritious mix of ingredients to offering educational resources for positive lifestyle habits, healthy options are the result of a team dedicated to advancing the well-being of the entire campus community. Click here to learn more about our Nationally recognized mindful program.


Employment Opportunities

Opportunities in Campus Dining

Need a little extra cash flow? Want to have a job, but need something that's flexible to a busy school schedule? Then come work for us!

Why get a work study job helping Sodexo at EAC?

  • You don't have to worry about having a car.
  • You don't have to hassle with travel time or parking at an off campus job.
  • We're willing to work with your schedule to give you time to work and study!

Our supervisors understand that school life is hectic, and that you may have special scheduling needs. Large numbers of students have jobs at Sodexo, so finding a substitute to cover a shift can be easy! When you consider the free meal for each meal shift worked, the pay is great!

Jobs are available in the dining hall in all our areas of food service:

  • Cashiers
  • Catering Servers
  • Dishwashers
  • Utility
  • Food Preparation
  • Student Managers

Please contact us if you want more information about employment with Sodexo. Bring a copy of your current class schedule and availability.

Students wishing to work in a work-study position need to have completed their FAFSA application and have it on file with the College. Only institutional work-study students are eligible for work-study employment in the dining hall. You also must be taking six credit-hours or more.



Feel free to contact us at 928.428.1481