Dining Services


Mary Baldwin Dining Services is a leader in sustainability efforts, including food sourcing, fresh product, service, carbon footprint, human and social capital, and health and wellness. We value our customers, our partnerships, and our community.


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Lyda B. Hunt Dining HallLyda B. Hunt Dining Hall

For meal plan information, menus, locations, costs, and more, visit new.dineoncampus.com/mbu.

The spacious and elegant Lyda B. Hunt Dining Hall, with tall windows that offer remarkable views of Staunton and surrounding mountains, features several stations to choose from, including: MBU Grill, Noodle and Rice Bowl, Soup & Sandwich Bar, Veggielicious designed with delicious vegetarian options, a new gluten-free station, and an extensive salad bar with fresh vegetables and proteins. Dining Services takes pride in sourcing locally for the freshest ingredients while providing a balanced menu for all cultures, diet choices, and food allergies.

University Café

The University Café offers specialty sandwiches, salads, soups, and a full line of Starbucks beverages for eat-in or to-go. The Café also offers retail and can be used as a meal swipe option on student meal plans. Hours of operation are convenient for any schedule, open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.–10 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Our professional staff takes pride in making every event special.  We will plan, design, prepare, and deliver caterings for: meetings, weddings, birthdays, holidays, and various other special occasions. Available year round. If you would like to reserve the Nuthouse, Hunt East, or Hunt West for an event, or if you would like to request catering, please fill out the campus Reservation Request Form.  If you would like more information please contact Tracy Hiner, director of dining services, at 540-887-7141 or at thiner@marybaldwin.edu.
Please visit our website for more information including, menus, nutritional information for all menu items, hours of service, special events, staff photos, etc.

Each day’s menu is available online at new.dineoncampus.com/mbu

Food-related events are listed at new.dineoncampus.com/mbu/events

Questions? Please contact: Tracy Hiner at thiner@marybaldwin.edu or the Chartwells/Dining Services office at Mary Baldwin 540-887-7293.