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The Cougar Den

The Cougar Den is an all-you-care-to-eat facility offering a variety of stations from home cooking, grill station, full salad bar, pizza and pasta, deli, and desserts. Make the meal that suits you by mixing and matching from stations to get the best of everything. 

The Cougar Den offers a rotating late night menu Monday – Thursday 8pm – 10pm, all available with your meal plan!

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The Cougar Den is located on the third floor of the Student Center. Enter from the Townes Street parking lot or the ground floor on Woodland Drive. Parking is available on the street, in the lots on Woodland Drive, and limited parking (including handicap access) is available in the Townes Street lot. Campus Map


Breakfast:  $8.80 +tax
Lunch/Brunch: $9.65 +tax
Dinner: $10.95 +tax
Children(6-12): $5.30 +tax

Student Meal Plan Options
Faculty & Staff Meal Plan Options

Jut’s Café and C-Store

Jut’s Café features a full-service coffee bar with a small retail convenience store. We proudly brew Starbucks coffee and offer a selection of their drinks at the coffee bar. The C-Store at Jut’s Café offers students a small convenience store right on the AU Campus. Located on the lower level of the Student Center, students can find an assortment of toiletries along with variety of beverages, grab and go sandwiches, salads, and food other items in a retail setting, perfect for a quick grab while running between classes.

Jut’s Bucks are included with every student meal plan and can be used same as cash in Jut’s Café and C-Store. Jut’s Bucks that go unused at the end of the fall semester will roll over into the spring semester; but any unused Jut’s Bucks at the end of the spring semester become forfeit.

In addition to breakfast and lunch, Jut’s Café offers a dinner and late night menu that featuers toasted sandwiches, flatbreads, and more during the evening, all available with the meal exchange program.

Jut’s Café Hours
Jut’s Market Hours