The James E. Hoff, S.J. Dining Commons

The James E. Hoff, S.J. Dining Commons, known as "The Hoff," is the main campus dining hall located in Fenwick Place. It is open to all students, faculty and staff for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week during the academic year.

Meal Plans

The University offers a variety of Meal Plan options to the Xavier University Community, usable during the academic semesters. While all residence hall students are required to purchase a meal plan, meal plans are also popular with students living in campus apartments and commuter students living off campus.

Meal Plan Options

Daily Menu

Students enjoy multiple entree options each day at the Hoff. The Queen City Market salad bar offers daily specials for vegans and students with gluten intolerance. The pizza oven at the Fireside Cookery turns out almost 125 pizzas each day from fresh dough made by our Pastry Chef in the bakery.

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Our chefs cook with local ingredients whenever possible and students use Green To-Go Boxes on campus. It's included in each meal plan, and keeps 400 Styrofoam containers from being discarded into landfills every day.

Additional Dining Options

In addition to the main dining hall, student enjoy seven additional dining options on campus.

All For Subs

Gourmet subs, salads and soups. Located in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC).

Blue Blob's Diner

Serving American diner classics in a cool contemporary community environment. Located in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC).

Currito Burrito

Fast, casual burritos, smoothies and salads. Located in Fenwick Place.

Fresh Xpress

Mentor business program where students learn management, culinary, and marketing skills in an operational restaurant environment. Located in the Conaton Learning Commons.

Pizza ATM

Fresh, hot pizza in three minutes. Located in Fenwick Place.


Coffee, pastries and breakfast sandwiches. Located inside the All For One Shop at University Station.

Victory Perk

Coffee and pastries. Located in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC).