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Operational Changes due to COVID-19

Starting March 20, hours for all dining operations will change on the Statesboro and Armstrong campuses until further notice. Dining operations throughout the university will adjust in order to adhere to recommendations by the CDC, University System of Georgia and Georgia Southern University administration.


Dining Commons and The Galley

Both locations will still be available to the University community during this period of caution and change. Both locations will offer customers a hot and cold option, dessert and drink. Anyone who presents their Eagle Card (student, faculty or staff) will be able to dine in these locations for only $8.75. Cashless methods of payment are encouraged (Budget Bucks, EagleXpress, credit/debit, etc.) but cash will still be received.

Dining Commons and The Galley
Monday – Sunday
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

*There will be a limited number of individuals allowed into the facility at a time to adhere to the guidelines presented by the CDC. 


Retail Dining Locations & GUS Marts

Most retail dining locations on either campus will be closed until further notice. GUS Mart locations on both campuses will remain open to provide means for students who remain on campus, faculty/staff and members of the community in the area to get convenience items, quick meals and other toiletries as needed. Again, cashless methods of payment are encouraged (Budget Bucks, EagleXpress, credit/debit, etc.) but cash will still be received.

GUS Mart in Russell Union (Statesboro Campus)
GUS Mart in the Student Union (Armstrong Campus)
Monday – Friday
8:00 to 2:00 PM

*There will be a limited number of individuals allowed into the facility at a time to adhere to the guidelines presented by the CDC. 


We appreciate your continued loyalty and support. For the latest information on COVID-19 and University operations, visit GeorgiaSouthern.ed/covid-19.


Spring Break 2020 Hours of Operation

Eagle Dining locations throughout the Statesboro and Armstrong campus will have varied hours during Spring Break 2020. Please refer to the following and if you have any questions, you may contact us at eagledining@georgiasouthern.edu.


March 16th – March 20th: Spring Break

Statesboro Campus

  • Dining Commons
    • Saturday, March 14th to Saturday, March 21st
      • 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM
    • Sunday, March 22nd
      • Resume Normal Business Hours
  • Gus Mart, Russell Union: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • All other retail locations will be closed.
  • Lakeside Dining Commons will be closed.

Armstrong Campus

  • The Galley DC
    • Saturday, March 14th – Saturday, March 21st
      • 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM
    • Sunday, March 22nd
      • Resume Normal Business Hours
  • Gus Mart, Student Union: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • All other retail locations will be closed.

Monday, March 22nd

All dining locations return to their normal hours of operation.


Starbucks Opens on the Armstrong Campus

On February 24, 2020, Eagle Dining Services opened a new, on-campus Starbucks location in the University Court of the Memorial College Center on the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University.

Students, faculty/staff and members of the campus community may now enjoy their favorite Starbucks beverages, baked goods and grab-and-go items conveniently on campus.

The Armstrong Campus Starbucks location will be open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 8 pm., Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Commencement Hours Change for Fall 2019

Eagle Dining Services hours of operation will change for dining locations on the Armstrong and Statesboro campuses on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14.

Friday, December 13: Armstrong Campus

  • All dining locations will be closed.

Friday, December 13: Statesboro Campus

  • Lakeside Dining Commons: Closed
  • Dining Commons: 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Russell Student Union locations (Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, GUS Mart) will close at 2:00 p.m.
  • All other dining locations will be closed this day.

Saturday, December 14: Armstrong & Statesboro Campuses

  • All dining locations will be closed.

Southern Cafe Opens on the Armstrong Campus

Southern Cafe, a new retail dining location housed in the University Court are of the MCC building, is now serving students, faculty/staff and members of the Georgia Southern University campus community in Savannah, GA.

The highly anticipated restaurant features fresh soups, hot paninis, jambalaya & gumbo, classic desserts and many other house-made favorites. Regular hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and closed Saturday & Sunday.

For more information about Southern Cafe, click here.