Food Services and Dining

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During the fall semester, local food truck and sandwich shop vendors will visit the CSM campuses in La Plata, Leonardtown, Prince Frederick, and Hughesville.

Food trucks are available from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise specified.


  • Emails will be sent out weekly with information on participating vendors, menus, and locations for the upcoming week and will be posted below.
  • In partnership with our vendors, we are offering $8 and $10 value meal deals (tax included), in addition to regular menu items.


November/December Schedule

Food Trucks will be located in Parking Lot 6 near the White Gazebo, unless otherwise specified.

Food Trucks will be located between buildings B and C (outside) or Building C Lounge area (inside):

Food Trucks will be located in the parking lot, across from Buildings A and B (see map) or Building A, Room 120.

Food Trucks will be located in the Center for Health Sciences front parking area (outside) or atrium (inside).

Clarity at CSM (La Plata Campus)

clarity coffee logoClarity Cafe features an array of coffee drinks and house specialty beverages, including in-house specials such as the Clarity Latin Latte, Cinnamon Roll Lattes, Café Mochas, and hot chocolate. They serve espresso beverages with cappuccinos, shot-in-the-darks, and macchiatos, as well as a rich assortment of teas, iced coffee and chai lattes, iced teas, refresher drinks that are all made fresh in-house, and other seasonal drinks, such as lemonade and hot apple cider. They also serve pour-overs, cold brews, smoothies, and frappes.

  • Located at the La Plata Campus, Bookstore (BK) Building
  • Operating hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (subject to change)
  • Check out their full menu online at


college store logoCSM College Stores

All CSM College Stores carry Deli Express sandwiches and subs, microwaveable meals, soups and crackers, chips, snacks, candy, and a large selection of hot and cold drinks. College Stores are located at:

  • La Plata Campus, Bookstore (BK) Building
  • Leonardtown Campus, Building B, Room 118
  • Prince Frederick Campus, Building A, Room 121

Click to View College Store Hours


Vending Machines

Vending machines carry on-the-go snacks and cold beverages at all CSM campus locations. Be sure to check out the expanded healthy options beginning Fall 2023.

Microwaves for BYO-Lunch

For those choosing to bring their own meal, microwaves are located in the following Student Life areas:

  • La Plata Campus, CC Building, Room 100
  • Leonardtown Campus, Building B, Room 102
  • Prince Frederick Campus, Building A, Room 120
  • Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Health Sciences, Room 104


hawk pantry logoNo-Cost Hawk Pantries

The Hawk Pantry is a weekly opportunity for students experiencing food insecurity to receive safely stored canned and packaged food items at no cost, at on-campus locations at the La Plata, Leonardtown, and Prince Frederick campuses. User confidentiality is protected.

View Hawk Pantry Locations and Hours



Event catering needs to be arranged via a licensed and insured caterer.

Approved Food Services Providers

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Please contact Cindy Ellis at 301-539-4741 or with any questions. Download the Approved Food Services Provider Agreement.

Pepsi is CSM’s Exclusive Beverage Provider

CSM has contracted with Pepsi Beverages Company. This agreement gives PepsiCo beverage pouring rights and allows them the exclusive right to promote and distribute beverages throughout the campuses.

As part of the agreement, a comprehensive lineup of beverages are available, including Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew, Lipton Ice Tea, Gatorade, Propel, and Aquafina which can be conveniently purchased through the CSM College Stores at all campuses, the dining facilities on the La Plata Campus, college-wide vending machines, and concessions. Pepsi products can be ordered through CSM Catering on the La Plata Campus, other food service providers, or purchased directly from local grocery stores. As the college’s exclusive beverage provider, please remember that only Pepsi products can be served at college events and meetings.

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