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Hungry? Hit one of our campus dining locations for a healthy meal, quick snack or a cup of coffee.

The Nighthawk Cafés (cafeterias) will be closed for the Summer and are tentatively scheduled to re-open on 

Tuesday, September 5th.

Fall operating hours and menus will be posted at www.nvcc.edu/food

The Bookstore Cafés are open when the Bookstore is open.

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Locations and Hours

AA Building, 1st floor Café
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

MLC Building, 1st-floor Café
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

MH Building, 1st-floor Café
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
The café is currently closed; the opening date is to be announced.

WAS Building, 1st-floor Café
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


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Surefire Cafe offers a wide-ranging selection of freshly-prepared foods by experienced chefs. It will incorporate items for special dietary needs, such as vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and nut allergies. They have hot breakfast and lunch, grab-and-go options, coffee and barbecue specialties.

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Surefire Locations and Hours

CF Building, 1st-floor Café
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday – Sunday: Closed

Barnes & Noble Café

Barnes and Noble cafe

Barnes & Noble Cafés proudly serve Starbucks Coffee in addition to your favorite pastry items, salads, paninis, pizzas and more.

Locations and Hours

Barnes & Noble Cafés are OPEN when the bookstore is open. See location and hours above.

ACE Market

Ace Market

ACE Market provides meals, snacks, coffee, and cold beverages on campus 24/7. Enjoy fresh, handmade meals and to-go items with our delicious hot coffee options! Use your NOVACard or credit/debit card to purchase items at the self-checkout kiosk.


Medical Education Campus (MEC)

  • MEC 2nd Floor Lounge

Vending Machines

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Coca-Cola provides cold vending machine beverages on NOVA campuses, and Gilly Vending provides snack vending machine products.

Vending Machine Locations on Campus

Coca-Cola has an exclusive agreement with NOVA to provide beverages on all campuses and at events, whether a NOVA-affiliated event or a private event using NOVA facilities. All events serving beverages must use Coca-Cola products.

A portion of all vending commissions is returned to each campus at the beginning of each fiscal year to support capital improvements.

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