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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

All campus eateries are closed until further notice. Thank you for understanding and cooperation as we work to reduce large gatherings on campus.

For the most up-to-date information on the incident response, please visit the CSUSM Corporation FAQs and the CSUSM Incident Response Status. These are continuously being updated as new information becomes available. 

CSUSM Corporation Information and FAQs - COVID-19

CSUSM Incident Response Status 

The CSUSM Incident Response website also offers resources, helpful links, Campus Communications and information from the Chancellors Office.

Campus Vending Machine Locations 

All campus eateries on campus are closed until further notice. CSUSM does have many vending machines throughout campus. Below is the complete list. 

  • Vending Locations

    Vending Machine Locations
    Building Location # of machines
    ELB Level 3,4,6 7 machines
    SCI 2 Level 2 2 machines
    SBSB level 1 near restrooms 3 machines
    Arts level 1 3 machines
    Academic Hall Outside back of building North side 2 machines
    CFH Lobby across from Rm 130 3 machines
    USU  Level 1 commuter lounge 2 machines
    Commons Level 1 near restrooms, Level 2 outside 6 machines
    ViaSat Engineering Building causeway 2 machines
    Kellogg Level 2Front of Craven Circle 4 machines
    Markstein Outside near front patio 3 machines
    UVA Bldg A inside 3 machines
    UPD Inside staff area 2 machines
    Temecula Front hallway 3 machines


Temporarily Closed Locations 

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Market at the Union  

Location: USU East Wing

Enjoy a quick stop market offering sundries, and grab 'n go foods such as our CSUSM Simply To Go (made fresh on campus daily), to-go entrées, salads, ice cream, candies and more!  Out of a vision to inspire and simplify healthy living, Jamba Juice is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you food and beverage offerings. 

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Chicken Sandwich

WOW American Grill  

Location: USU Food Court

The WOW Cafe and Wingery is a fun, casual dining, restaurant featuring 20 proprietary sauces and dressings. WOW Cafe and Wingery serves appetizers, wraps, over-sized salads, Angus burgers on Texas toast, southwest items including: quesadillas, fajitas and of course wings, tenders and shrimp. 

Hours & Menu

Employee Scooping Food

Panda Express  

Location: USU Food Court

Enjoy Asian-inspired chicken dishes, wok-tossed with fresh veggies and our gourmet sauces, elevate fast-casual Chinese food. Meal card holders – enjoy the benefits of saving time and money! 

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Employee with Coffee

Crash's Café and Bakery  

Location: USU East Pavilion

Crash's Cafe & Bakery is a local coffee house proudly serving Starbucks coffee, tea, and beverages, as well as exceptional CSUSM baked goods, gourmet salads and sandwiches. Meal card holders – enjoy the benefits of saving time and money! 

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Sub Connection Logo


Location: USU Food Court

At Subconnection™ Market Fresh our friendly student employees are happy to customize a fresh, made-to-order deli sandwich, salad or wrap.  Choose from a variety of CSUSM fresh baked breads, meats, cheeses, seasonally local produce and condiments. 

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Carne Asada Fries


Location: USU Food Court

Caliente offers up a delicious selection of tacos, burritos, quesadillas and don’t forget our famous Carne Asada Fries!  Don’t forget to make it a combo by adding Mexican rice and refried beans.  Customize them with your favorite toppings and add a little extra spice to your life.

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Campus Coffee

Location: Founder's Plaza

The Campus Coffee cart is a convenient spot to grab coffee, tea, smoothies, pastries, sandwiches, snacks, and everything else you need to kick-start your morning and help you power through the day!

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