The commons as viewed from a patch of flowers

Dining options on campus

CulinArt provides innovative dining programs at Carlow University to help students, faculty, and staff eat and live well while on campus. There are a variety of options on campus to fit one’s needs.

Food options to fit your schedule

Tiernan Dining Hall

Food stations present a variety of fresh, flavorful and on-trend meal options, including noodle bowls, a wellness-focused salad bar, vegan and vegetarian meals, traditional comfort foods, a new grilled-to-order station, sandwich and panini bar, fruit and yogurt, and NY-style pizza.


Monday - Friday
Breakfast 7 - 9 a.m.
Lunch 11 - 2 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
Brunch 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 8 p.m.

Also available:The O2GO is a convenient, sustainable program that helps eliminate paper and plastic disposables for people dining in Tiernan Hall.

Frank's Café (closed Saturday and Sunday)

Located in University Commons, Franks Café offers burgers, fresh-Mex cuisine, wings, sandwiches, salads, grain bowls, sushi, breakfast sandwiches, fresh bakery items and snacks. Pre-order kiosks are convenient for people on-the-go who want to order food or Starbucks coffee and other beverages ahead of time.


Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Celtic Café (closed Friday - Sunday)

Located in the A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology, the Celtic Café makes paninis, baked goods, noodle bowls, smoothies, shakes and sushi. It also offers coffee made from a local Pittsburgh roaster.


Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Celtic Market | Open 24/7

Located in University Commons, this retail convenience area of packaged goods, meals and beverages, provides essential supplies for resident students.

Contact Dining Services

Katie Jacob
Phone: 412.578.8888