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UC Cafes


Welcome to Uniquely Caffeinated Cafes

Our mission is to provide the entire campus community – students, faculty, staff, and visitors – with a diverse selection of high-quality, convenient dining choices throughout the day. Our “Uniquely Caffeinated Cafes” feature delicious coffees, teas, espresso and specialty drinks, a delicious variety of hand-crafted “With the Grain” sandwiches and wraps, NOSH (Kosher) sandwiches made fresh daily, and available to purchase at Wilbur’s Cafe, and an excellent selection of delicious and healthy “Fresh Harvest” salads.


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UC Locations

Hitting the books at Homer Babbidge Library? Take a study break and visit Bookworm’s Café located on the plaza level in the 24 hour study room. We offer a variety of hand-crafted “With The Grain” sandwiches and “Fresh Harvest” salads made daily in our central production facility. Need an energy boost? Try any of our fresh brewed Omar Coffee flavors or enjoy a fresh baked “Not Just Desserts” chocolate chip cookie from our on-campus bakery.(860)486-5233
p9330644CHEM CAFE
Chem Café is located in the atrium of the Chemistry building. As you make your way across campus, stop in and enjoy a fresh brewed cup of coffee and a pastry from our on-campus bakery.(860)486-0813
p9330629LU’S will no longer be a UC Café but the space will remain open for studying.
Located in the basement level of the Family Studies building, we offer a quiet setting to sit and study.
unionstreetcafeUNION STREET CAFE
Located in the Student Union as part of Union Street Market. Featuring a full line of coffee & teas, muffins, bagels, cookies, and more!(860)486-8832
p9330658UP & ATOM CAFE
Located in the atrium of the Bio Physics building, the café offers a great place to study or relax with lots of natural sunlight! Enjoy a cold beverage and a snack in this truly Uniquely Caffeinated Café.(860)486-1590
Located in the lobby of the Wilbur Cross building, Wilbur’s offers a wide variety of coffees, teas, and bagels. This location features NOSH Kosher sandwiches along with our own line of Spa Foods. And, of course, you can still find your favorites from any of our other cafes.(860)486-5127

What’s on the Menu?

UC Cafes Soup Rotation Menu – Spring 2017

All Menus and Nutrition Information

UC Cafes – Bookworms

UC Cafes – Chem Café

UC Cafes – Union Street Cafe

UC Cafes – Up & Atom

UC Cafes – Wilbur’s


Soup Menu & Schedule

Soups On!



UC Cafes Quality Statements

  • Sandwiches
    Your “With the Grain” sandwich was made fresh today. Our dedicated staff produces nearly 1,200 sandwiches daily. We feature fresh UConn bread: focaccia, marble rye, white and wheat grinder rolls, all baked in our very own UConn bakery.
  • Salads
    Your salad was made fresh today. Using fresh cut greens and the finest ingredients, 250 salads were created this morning!
  • Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee
    We proudly serve Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee, including UC Bold, and a selection of other fine coffees roasted right here in Connecticut.
  • Community & Beyond
    The generosity of our customers and staff has allowed us to support by way of donation. $2,500.00 was donated to The Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund. Previous charities sponsored by our customers and staff include Marine Corp Toys for Tots, Camp Rising Sun, Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Children’s Miracle Network.

UC Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 12:00am
Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 11:30am – 12:00am

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Friday: 7:30am – 3:00pm

Monday – Friday 7:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Friday: 7:30am – 3:00pm

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Friday: 7:30am – 3:00pm

Summer 17 Hours of operation

Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 3:00pm


Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 3:00pm

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 3:00pm


Payment Accepted


  • Cash
  • Credit Cards (MasterCard & Visa)
  • Husky Bucks
  • Points

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