Explore Our Dining Options

Amherst has a number of dining options across campus to serve your needs, from our main dining facility at Valentine Hall to our Science Center café. Visit one of the locations below to get started.

A group of people inside the Valentine Dinign Hall

Valentine Hall Dining

At Val, students enjoy breakfasts, lunch and dinners crafted from fresh and sustainable ingredients that are globally diverse and serve a variety of tastes and dietary needs.

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For busy individuals on campus, the Grab-n-Go lunch option caters to your schedule. Swing by Schwemm’s to grab a fresh ready-made sandwich, salad, sides and/or drink.

The Amherst College Science Center

Science Center Café

Located in the beautiful Science Center’s atrium, this Café serves drinks, bagels, pastries, and other assorted items, and has plenty of space for students to eat and relax.

People outside of a small cafe inside the Frost Library

Frost Café

Frost cafe offers a variety of hot and cold beverages as well as snacks, sandwiches and salads. Stop by to see the menu and enjoy this popular space in Frost Library.

Note: Lewis Sebring Dining Room is open for overflow Dining Hall seating to Faculty and Staff Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

A piece of cheesecake and a cup of coffee next to book.

Late Night at Val!

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Late Night at Val runs through the fall and spring semesters of each academic year. Offering late night snacks from 9:30pm-11:30pm Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. You can see the late night offerings on the Valentine Menu.

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Mammoth Market at Schwemm’s Cafe

Open Sunday–Thursday During the Semester

The Mammoth Market at Schwemm's is located within the Keefe Campus Center. We are excited to offer a wider range of Amherst gear at great prices as well as a small selection of food, drinks and school supplies.