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Take a Student to Lunch Program

Now in its eighth year, the "Take a Student to Lunch" program, supported by the Offices of the Provost and Vice President for Student Life continues to be an outstanding opportunity for outside the classroom Student/Faculty/Staff interaction.  The program is designed for Faculty or Staff members to invite students for a meal, coffee, or a snack and use the time to get to know each other better and/or to discuss projects, events, or activities.  Feedback about the program has been very positive and the program has been shown to have strengthened or initiated new collaborations between faculty/staff and students.

Each faculty or staff member may use the program with up to five students (either individually or in small groups) each Spring and Fall semester, and with up to two students each Winter term.

Participating Locations

  • Irazu Coffee Shop
  • Acorn Coffee Shop
  • Varsity Sports Grill 
  • McEwen (upstairs) Dining Hall
  • Colonnades (upstairs) Dining Hall
  • Lakeside Dining Hall

Using the Program

Any faculty or staff member may use the program to have coffee or a meal with a student or small group of students.

Faculty or staff members may invite between 1 and 5 students to a meal, snack, or coffee in one of the approved locations.

When checking out, the faculty/staff member should let the cashier know they are using the "Take a Student to Lunch" program and present their Phoenix Card for verification.

 

Please e-mail Evan Heiser, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students, at eheiser@elon.edu with any questions.

Smith Jackson

Smith Jackson
Vice President for Student Life and
Dean of Students