Come watch your favorite sports team or TV series in the comfortable atmosphere of Dale’s Sports Lounge. After Ruth’s Marketplace closes, Dale’s offers an appetizer-style menu with all your favorites including: nachos, spinach and artichoke dip and chicken wings!

Dale’s Sports Lounge

Dale’s offers additional seating to Ruth’s Marketplace patrons during meal plan operation. After Ruth’s Marketplace closes, Dale’s functions as a TV lounge atmosphere serving appetizer-style entrees including: chicken wings, chips and queso, potato skins, toasted ravioli and more!

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Dale's will be closed on Monday, Dec 8 because exam snack is being served in that space.  The TVs will be turned on for the Packer game.

Winter Break/J Term Hours

The last evening of food service first semester will be Thursday, Dec 11. Dale's will be available without food service through Winter Break. Students should use their ID cards to gain entrance to Michels Commons.  

Dale's will begin serving food second semester on Sunday, Jan 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Hours of Operation

Academic Year Hours
Sunday: 6:30-11:30 p.m. (with food service)
Monday-Thursday: 7:30-11:30 p.m. (with food service)
Friday: 6:30-11:30 p.m. (no food service)
Saturday: 2-11:30 p.m. (no food service)

Extended Access Hours
Dale’s space can be used as a gathering space or just to relax and watch TV, even on those evenings when food service is not being offered. Vending machines are always open in the Michels Commons.