McKinley Cafe in the University Center, Picasso Deli in Fairlane Center and Mug Life Cafe in Mardigian Library and Vending Services offer a wide variety of meals, snacks and beverages


Whether it’s your morning coffee before class, a between-classes lunch or an evening bite; with many fantastic options to choose from, we’ve got you covered.

Contact us: 313.593.0936,


McKinley Cafe

McKinley Cafe, located in the University Center, is your one stop shop for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Here you can get items from the Deli, the Grille or the Expo, Piping Hot Pizza, Famous Mac & Cheese, Delicious Soups, Salad Bar, Grab & Go items, Assorted Beverages, and Starbucks.

You can visit McKinley Cafe Monday through Thursday from 8 AM - 7 PM and Friday from 8 AM - 3 PM.

Mug Life Cafe

A newly renovated coffee shop, Mug Life, opened in Fall 2015 in Mardigian Library. Drop in during the day or evening study time and enjoy a variety of Sandwiches, Soups, Snacks, Starbucks and Jamba Juice Smoothies.

Picasso Deli Fairlane

Picasso Deli is located in Fairlane Center South and features everything from Deli sandwich selections and Personal Pizzas to delicious Soups, Salads, Fruit and Veggie Cups as well as Assorted Beverages and Starbucks coffee. Stop by between classes or meetings and check it out!

Pre-Paid Meal Options

Pre-paid meal options are now available for UM-Dearborn students. There are two options for pre-paid meal options.

  1. Purchase a UM-Dearborn Dining/Picasso Group Meal Card. The Meal Card is designed to ensure that your money is well spent by offering nutritious, healthy combo meals that will fit almost any budget. Ask our culinary team for details.

  2. Purchase a gift card at McKinley Cafe to use for all purchases at all UM-Dearborn Dining retail locations on campus.

Vending Services

  • Conveniently located throughout our campus facilities
  • State-of-the-art soda and snack machines
  • All machines equipped with credit card readers
  • Wide product variety for students, staff & faculty.
  • Touchscreen/video monitors on machines-displays nutritional and other information
  • Commitment to M-Healthy nutritious offerings

For more vending information or assistance please call 313.593.5076 or visit one of our campus cafes.