Food Services and Dining

Food Services


Clarity Coffee House at CSM will be closed July 2-8. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Summer hours will resume July 9, 2024. Hours will be Monday- Thursday; 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.. 

All CSM College Stores carry deli express fresh sandwiches and subs, microwaveable meals, soups and crackers, chips and sweet snacks, as well as a large selection of drinks. Hours are posted on the website Vending machines are also available for on-the-go snacks at all CSM campus locations.

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
  • Spring hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (subject to change)
  • Closed May 7, 8, 9, 13, and 16
  • Summer hours, beginning May 14: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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 Arthur Hoffmann at 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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