For food options available on campus, USTC has several canteens, supermarkets and coffee shops that offer different food and beverages. Furthermore, at an average price per meal of around 10RMB, eating on campus is a very economical option.
There are many canteens available for students and working staffs on campus. The campus canteens have very strict opening hours, so please be aware of that before you go. Most canteens, for example, open for lunch between 11:30 to 1:00 and for dinner between 5pm and 7pm. The opening hours are listed in the following chart.
In the canteens, you can find food booths lined alongside each other. To order your food, you need to tell the service attendant which dishes you want and swipe your campus card on the payment machine. Cash and online payment are not acceptable in most canteens on campus.
Note: the canteens marked in blue provide Halal Food