Healthy Snacks and Study Spots

It’s no secret that good snacks are essential ingredients for a productive study session. If you’re like us, then you’ll also agree that made-to-order brain food is best in a comfortable study spot. Here are five perfect places near campus to prep for your next round of midterms with plenty of healthy food options.

Regent Street
Head over to Regent Street to find a cozy coffee shop dedicated to indie music and film, waffles, and bold coffee. Indie Coffee serves its lunch menu all day long, so no matter what time of day you’re cramming, you won’t go hungry. Choose from a variety of sandwiches made on focaccia bread or wraps packed with veggies.
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East Campus Mall
Check out the newest cafe on campus next time you find yourself near East Campus Mall. Valentia is located at the former location of CoffeeBytes and serves up a mean cup of joe. Even with its small food menu, Valentia offers excellent refueling options like a slice of fresh avocado toast or a spring salad. Plus, with plenty of table space and tons of natural light, Valentia is a perfect place to get stuff done.

State Street
Grab a table and a cup of organic, Fair Trade Certified coffee at Fair Trade Coffee House. Beyond its extensive beverage menu, Fair Trade has plenty of options to fill your stomach. With fresh breakfast items, more than eight veggie-packed paninis (including vegan options), a colorful Signature Salad, and a soup of the day, Fair Trade’s menu will keep you fueled and energized throughout your entire study sesh.

University Avenue
Enjoy studying in the exotic atmosphere of the Discovery Building and recharge at Aldo’s Cafe. Aldo’s offers made-to-order sandwiches, rice bowls, and breakfast items. Or, choose from quick grab-and-go wraps, rice bowls, or sandwiches if you want to get back to work as soon as possible. With so many nutrient-rich ingredients, you really can’t go wrong with anything on Aldo’s menu.

Bedford Street
Located in the first floor of the Lark at Kohl apartment building, Café Social offers a diverse menu and coffee straight from Colombia. Beyond offering plenty of soup, salad, and sandwich options, the cafe mixes things up with tamales, empanadas, arepas, pizzas, and even chicken pot pie. No matter what your appetite, Café Social has something to feed your study grind.

Feeling hungry yet? Pack up your homework and go grab a bite at any of these spots. What are some of your favorite places to snack and study healthy near campus?