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University Centers Dining & Retail

Bringing the campus community a mix of quick-casual eateries to satisfy a variety of food cravings -- from locally-owned restaurants serving family recipes along with well-known national chains everyone loves, in addition to several retail services to help support the needs of the campus community. 

Most Eateries Accept GRUBHUB!

Starting Winter Qtr - Tuesday Specials

Current Specials


@ Price Center

Last updated 01/08/24

Burger King

Burger King LogoMon-Thu: 7am - 1am • Fri: 7am-12am

Sat: 8am - 12am • Sun: 9:30am - 12am 

Burgers, fries, and more —all freshly prepared— just the way you want it! After all, when you have it your way it just tastes better.

(858) 457-8272

Burger King

Curry Up Now

Curry Up Now LogoMon-Thurs: 10am - 10pm • Fri: 10am - 9pm •

Sat & Sun: 11am - 8pm  

Indian street food with a twist. Enjoy Tikka Masala burritos; Holy Moly Fried Ravioli, Itsy Bitsy Naan Bites, Samosas, rice dishes, bowls, and more. Offering vegan, vegetarian, keto, paleo, and halal dishes.

(858) 780-5030

Curry Up Now

Dirty Birds

Dirty Birds LogoMon-Fri: 10am - 9:30pm • Sat-Sun : 12pm - 6pm

Proudly serving some of the best wings in San Diego!

(858) 750-2121



Jamba Juice LogoMon-Fri: 9am - 7pm • Sat: 9am - 4pm • Sun: Closed

Smoothies, energy bowls, all-natural baked goods, steel-cut oatmeal, and other healthy choices.

(858) 622-2020



Lemon Grass LogoMon-Thur: 9am - 8pm • Fri: 9am - 5pm • Sat: 10am-3pm

Sun: Closed

Thai fusion comfort dishes made with fresh, healthy flavors of seasonal fruits and vegetables.

(858) 455-6465

LemonGrass Plates

Panda Express

Panda Express LogoMon-Fri: 9:30am - 8pm • Sat: 10am - 3pm

Sun: Closed

From traditional Chinese favorites to fresh new taste creations, Panda Express has something for everyone.

(858) 638-0106

Panda Express

Rubio's Coastal Grill

Rubio's Coastal Grill LogoMon-Fri: 10am - 8pm • Sat-Sun: Closed

Famous for fish tacos, Rubios also offers made-to- order burritos, tacos, quesadillas, salads, and more.

(858) 784-0508


Santorini Greek Island Grill

Santorini Greek Island Grill LogoMon-Fri: 7:30am - 9:30pm • Fri: 7:30am - 9pm

Sat: 9am - 6pm • Sun: 11am-8pm

Fresh-made Mediterranean dishes, including falafel, gyros, salads and more.

(858) 622-0067  


Seed + Sprout

Seed + Sprout LogoMon-Fri: 9:30am-7pm • Sat- Sun: Closed

Eat a complete meal in one bowl! Get all the macro-nutrients you need in a convenient and delicious bowl.

(858) 492-0300



Starbucks LogoMon-Thurs: 7am - 9pm • Fri: 7am - 8pm

Sat: 8am - 8pm • Sun: 9am - 8pm 

Enjoy your favorite coffee and tea drinks at your student union! Art gallery featuring student work. Interested in working at your Student Union Starbucks?

(858) 534-5562


Check out the Art Gallery wall featuring student work. Interested in working at your Student Union Starbucks?  Check Handshake for available positions. 


Subway LogoMon-Fri: 7am - 7pm • Sat-Sun: 9am - 4pm 

Currently a limited sandwich and salad menu.

(858) 638-8275


Sunshine Market

Sunshine Market LogoMon-Thurs: 7am - 9pm  •  Fri: 7am - 6pm

Sat-Sun: 11am - 5pm 

A full-service grocery store with fresh grab and go lunch options, sundries, snacks and more.

(858) 534-4248

Sunshine Market


Tapioca Express

Tapioca Express LogoMon-Fri: 9:30am - 11pm •  Sat-Sun: 10:30am - 11pm

Your place for tea and Boba drinks! Plus, enjoy a full menu of Asian inspired food.

(858) 678-8821

Tapioca Express

Zanzibar Café at The Loft

Zanzibar LogoMon-Fri: 10:30am - 5pm • Sat-Sun: Closed

Enjoy a unique dining experience at Zanzibar located inside The Loft on level 2 of Price Center East. Meet friends for breakfast, lunch, or happy hour.

(858) 678-0922


@ Student Center

Blue Pepper Cuisine

Blue Pepper LogoMon-Fri: 9am - 8pm • Sat-Sun:  Closed

Specializing in fresh, quality Asian cuisine, featuring healthy Thai and vegetarian options.

(858) 203-3654

Blue Pepper

Food Co-op

Food Co-op LogoAs a student run cooperative, it provides vegetarian and vegan foods, and natural homeopathic medicines at student friendly prices.

(858) 546-8339

Food Co-op

Taco Villa

Taco Villa LogoMon-Fri: 8am - 8pm • Sat-Sun: Closed

An authentic taco shop right on campus, serving all your favorite Mexican dishes. Located in the Student Center.

(858) 866-6339

Taco Villa

@ Student Services Center


Croutons LogoMon-Fri: 10am - 3pm • Sat-Sun: Closed

Choose from a variety of fresh salads, soups or panini. Located on level 2 of the Student Services Center (across from Price Center).

(858) 450-0240


Yogurt World

Yogurt World LogoMon-Fri: 11am - 9pm • Sat-Sun: 12pm - 5pm

Fill up your own cup of frozen yogurt! Located on level 1 of the Student Services Center (across from Price Center).

(858) 558-8989

Yogurt World

Shops & Services 

University Centers offers a variety of convenient retail services for the UC San Diego community.   

@ Price Center


Amazon LogoEasy pick-up and returns at Price Center! On-site Customer Service and longer package holds available.


  • Park at Gilman Parking Structure
    • Park in V (visitor) spaces, cost is $3.00 an hour.
    • There are a few limited FREE 10 minute parking spots on Level 2
    • Limited FREE 30 minute parking spots at the end of Russell Lane 
  • FREE parking on WEEKENDS (unless marked otherwise)
  • Handicap parking available on Matthews Lane


  • From Gilman Parking Structure, walk up Russell Lane to the end of the road. Turn left and follow road up to UCSD Bookstore. Signs will direct you to Amazon. 
  • If the UCSD Bookstore is closed keep walking to end of the building and turn right on Library Walk; turn right again, and follow the steps down to Price Center Plaza. Amazon will be on your right.

FREE short-term parking

Gilman Parking Structure

Google Maps Icon Gilman Parking

Mandeville Parking


Google Maps Icon Mandeville Parking 



A.S. Graphic Studio

AS Graphics Studio LogoTue-Thu: 10:30am - 4:30pm 

Innovative graphic design services and solutions for UC San Diego students, faculty and staff. 

(858) 246-0972

A.S. Graphic Studio

The Bookstore

UC San Diego Bookstore LogoMon-Fri: 9am - 5pm • Sat: 11am - 4pm • Sun: Closed

Find spirit gear, gifts, dorm accessories, and of course your textbooks, medical books and office supplies.

(858) 534-3770


UC San Diego Box Office

UC San Diego Box Office Logo

Pick up tickets for campus and Ticketmaster events, plus get student discounts on area attractions and movies.

(858) 534-TIXS (8497)

UC San Diego Box Office

Event Services & Reservations Desk

A general information desk, providing all resources and services student organizations and campus departments need to reserve rooms, plan events, and more. Drop and claim lost and found items.


Event SERVICES & Reservations DESK

Salon 101

Salon 101 Logo

Mon-Fri: 10am - 6pm • Sat: 10am - 4pm • Sun: Closed

Quality salon services conveniently located in the heart campus at Price Center—haircuts, color, waxing, facials, manicures, and pedicures. Call for an appointment.

(858) 404-0834



Target Logo

Mon - Fri: 7am - 10pm • Sat-Sun: 8am - 10pm

Located on Level 2 of Price Center West, this Target campus store is unique and provides a curated assortment of products and services tailored to the specific needs and wants of students, staff and faculty on the UC San Diego campus. Also includes a CVS Pharmacy.

(858) 410-0390


The Trove

The Trove Logo

Mon-Fri: 9am - 3pm • Sat-Sun: Closed

The Trove is a campus hub for Student Mail Services located at University Centers, Price Center on Library Walk, directly across from Geisel Library. The Trove houses one of several Student Mail parcel centers on campus. Students residing at Marshall, Warren, Muir, and Village at Pepper Canyon pick up their incoming packages at this location. The student parcel center at The Trove is the first to offer contactless package pickup using Smart locker technology.         

The Trove is a full-service postal annex, offering shipping and mailing services to the public, students, and the campus community with highly competitive, university-negotiated shipping rates. Visit the Mailing Center for services and hours.

(858) 534-1164


University Credit Union

University Credit Union Logo

Mon - Fri: 9am - 4pm • Sat- Sun: Closed

(424) 320-4691

University Credit Union

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Campus Bike & Skate

Campus Bike & Skate LogoMon-Fri: 9am - 5pm • Sat-Sun: Closed

A well-stocked shop with everything you need to keep your rides safe and smooth.

(858) 534-4279

Campus bike & skate

General Store Co-op

General Store LogoMon-Fri: 11am - 4pm • Tue & Thu: 1pm - 4pm

Sat-Sun: Closed

A non-profit, student-run cooperative committed to offering the campus community an assortment of school supplies, snacks, and convenience items at low price.

(858) 450-3080


Groundworks Books

Groundwork Books LogoMon-Fri: 11am - 5pm • Sat-Sun: Closed

A cooperatively managed bookshop run by volunteers, serving as a community resource for students, faculty, and activists.

(858) 452-9625

groundwork books