Bookmark Cafe

Several cafés, delis, and convenience stores around Ball State’s campus offer fast meals, late-night bites, specialty coffee, smoothies, and grocery basics. Like larger locations, these dining spots focus on fresh, custom-made options and a healthy variety of fruits and vegetables.


Located on Bracken Library's first floor, Bookmark Cafe is a cozy place to grab a specialty espresso drink, quick snack, or full meal.

The cafe serves Indianapolis-roasted Hubbard & Cravens artisanal coffees and teas, which means your latte or cappuccino is crafted from beans that have met rigorous quality and flavor standards.

They also have been sourced from farmers who are paid fairly for their product.


Fuel your studying with grab-n-go salads, sandwiches, and fresh fruit and veggie cups. At breakfast time, find cereals, yogurt, bottled juices, and donuts baked just hours earlier. Bring a book or your laptop with you, or take a little break in front of the TV while you caffeinate.

If you are looking for a quick bite or something to take back to your room, Micro Cafe in Studebaker West Complex is the perfect choice for microwavable entrees, grab-n-go sandwiches or salads, convenience grocery items, and bottled drinks. This minimart on the east side of campus also offers freshly baked pastries, snacks, and locally roasted Hubbard & Cravens gourmet coffee. 

The Multicultural Center Ice Cream Shop is located right in the heart of campus to the east side of Bracken Library. Here you can find 16 different flavors of hand-dipped Hershey's brand ice cream, shakes, sundaes, and donut ice cream sandwiches.

Offerings also include oat milk ice cream for those with dairy allergies, sorbet, sugar-free, and even rotating seasonal flavors!

Hershey’s Creamery Company family-owned business has been a producer of premiere ice cream since its founding in 1894. The company was one of the first to offer consumers pre-packaged ice cream pints!

*Not affiliated with Hershey’s chocolate.

Noyer Market

Healthy food options abound at this location which features fresh grab-and-go options, plus a nod to some old school favorites. With a salad bar, fresh hot soups, deli sandwiches you make yourself, and a nachos and taco bar there is something for everyone's taste buds and lifestyle. The customization allows you to mix it up for limitless different meal creations, so you don't get bored with the same combos!

Fresh fruits, vegetables, and locally sourced products are plentiful. Noyer Market also offers a wide variety of bottled beverages, snacks, grocery and hygiene items, and plenty more for those rainy or snowy days.

Tom John Food Shop

Tom John Food ShopCustom Deli, Nachos, and Pizzas

Create your own custom sandwich, nachos, salad, pizza, or wrap at Tom John Food Shop, located in Kinghorn Hall.

With all the meats, cheeses, and unlimited veggie toppings, you never have to have the same meal twice! At breakfast, enjoy biscuits and gravy or a custom toasted breakfast sandwich.


Decked out in authentic surfboards to complete the surf shop theme, Tom John also features grab-n-go salads, soups, fresh fruit, frozen entrees, ice cream, and more.

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