Dining Services is hiring student employees for the Academic Year 2023-2024! 

  • Discounted or free meal from either the Beaver Dam or Study Grounds during each shift worked.
  • Stress-free flexible scheduling around your academic classes and exams.
  • Conveniently located on campus.
  • Free shift beverage from Study Grounds.
  • Summer, winter and spring break off to visit family and friends.
  • Resume-building experience!
  • Work-study positions are available for those who qualify.

Open Student Dining Positions

Have questions about being a dining student employee? Email Kirsten at kirsten.weiss@osucascades.edu.


OSU-Cascades Dining

The Beaver Dam dining hall and Study Grounds coffee shop are located in Obsidian Hall, steps away from the Residence Hall.


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Beaver Dam

Located in Obsidian Hall. The Beaver Dam offers flavors from around the world, and uses local, organic and sustainable products as much as possible. You’ll also find plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains. We serve vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and Halal dining choices.

Fall Term 2023 Hours

Monday – Friday 
Breakfast 8am to 10am

Lunch 11am to 2pm

Dinner 5pm-7pm


Extended Brunch 10am to 3pm (gates open 10am to 3pm)

No dinner (returning as soon as possible!)

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Study Grounds

Study Grounds is a coffee shop in Obsidian Hall proudly serving local Backporch Coffee Roasters. It offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten-friendly options. It also serves non-coffee beverage options like vegan whole-fruit smoothies and Inspired Leaf teas. It's a great place for Bend Beavs to study and visit with friends.

Fall Term 2023 Hours
Monday - Friday

7:30am to 3pm

Closed Weekends

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