College Avenue offers a variety of options from cafes to buffets. The Starbucks Truck and the Knight Wagon visit on Senior Street.

Cafes and Restaurants

Located in the West Academic Building on Seminary Place, Cafe West is the latest location operated by Rutgers Dining Services. This location features sandwiches you can only find at this location as well as other grab and go items, Starbucks Coffee, a Coca Cola freestyle machine, and more!

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Every day, the scarlet red mobile truck serves gourmet medieval themed meals fresh off the grill that are easy to grab and go. While serving unconventional meals, it also offers a fun experience for customers who can enjoy satellite television. The Knight Wagon accepts meal swipes, RU Express, cash, or credit.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.


Monday: College Avenue

Tuesday: Livingston

Wednesday: Busch

Thursday: Cook/Douglass

Friday: College Avenue


Days and locations are subject to change.

Rutgers’ Starbucks Truck makes its way around each campus throughout the week. The famous Starbucks Truck, being that it is only one of six in the country, serves the entire menu from any other Starbucks location including the sandwiches and pastries. The truck accepts RU Express.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Any questions, comments or concerns, please contact


College Avenue: Intersection of Senior Street and College Avenue

Busch: Across from Allison Road Classrooms

Cook/Douglass: Across from the Biel Road bus stop


Locations subject to change.


*NEW* Rutgers’ Three Chilies Taco Truck is a new addition to the on-campus food trucks. The truck is currently posted on College Avenue campus for now. RU Express is accepted.

See our retail policy for meal swipe specifics.

Any questions, comments or concerns, please contact


College AvenueIntersection of Senior Street and College Avenue


Weekdays: 9am – 3pm

Serving a variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options.

Weekdays: 9am–3pm

Weekends: Closed

Brower Commons

Located across the street from the Rutgers Student Center is Brower Commons, the College Avenue dining hall, named in honor of distinguished alumnus Charles Brower.

Dine In Hours

Weekdays: 7:00AM – 9:00PM

Breakfast: 7:00 – 11:00AM

Lunch: 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Dinner: 4:00 – 9:00PM

Weekends: 9:30AM – 8:00PM

Brunch: 9:30AM – 4:00PM

Dinner: 4:00 – 8:00PM


Student takeout is open from Sunday–Friday. Students are to bring any sized bottle in order to have a drink. Takeout portions are limited, but if you have a hearty appetite, you may swipe twice for an additional portion. The maximum number of meal swipes are two per customer.

Service hours are subject to change.

Takeout Hours

Breakfast (Mon–Fri): 7–11:30 am
Dinner (Mon–Thurs): 4 pm–midnight
Sunday: 5:30 pm–10 pm

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* Consumer Responsibility * Ingredients and nutritional content may vary. Manufacturers may change their product formulation or consistency of ingredients without our knowledge, and product availability may fluctuate. While we make every effort to identify ingredients, we cannot assure against these contingencies. Therefore, it is ultimately the responsibility of the consumer to judge whether or not to question ingredients or choose to eat selected foods. Food-allergic guests and those with specific concerns should speak with a dining services manager for individualized assistance. Please note that all ingredients and food items are subject to allergen cross contact.