Thunder Café: Hours of operation starting Fall of 2023

  • Monday – Friday
    • Breakfast from 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Lunch 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
    • Dinner 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday
    • Brunch 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    • Supper 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Thunder Café is open to all students, employees, and campus guests at the following rates:

  • Breakfast – $6.95
  • Lunch – $9.25
  • Dinner – $10.50

Meal Plans

All resident hall students have a 14 weekly meal plan. If you would like to upgrade to the 19 weekly meal plan, please email or stop at the Business Office.

Block plans for commuter students:

  • 50 meals – $450
  • 25 meals – $225

Block plans can be purchased at any time throughout the semester and are good for the semester only. They do NOT carry forward if they go unused during the semester purchased.

To purchase a block meal plan, click here.

Catering for Special Programming

Outside Groups:

If you would like to use NCC facilities for an event the first step is to contact Janna Bolkema at If you are renting/using a room on campus, we require you give the Thunder Café the first right of refusal.

Catering Contact Information:

Barry Schroeter:

Shelly Grotenhuis:  (CC Shelly in all emails.)