The Mensa is located on the second level of the Saemann Student Center. It offers it's patrons a ten court system allowing them to choose from a variety of options at each meal with seconds being available at all courts. Choose from salad/deli bar, wok, pizza, grill, taco bar, pasta and main entrée courts, a soup of the day and dessert bar, as well as a huge cereal bar and fruit & fiber court. The combinations are endless.
Students are required to present an ID card which is swiped for each meal period. It is nontransferable under any circumstances and no credit can be given for meals missed. Misused cards will be confiscated and turned over to the Director of Dining Services and/or the Vice President for Student Life. If a student does not possess their card upon entrance to the Mensa, the checker will direct them to the Dining Services Office in order that a temporary or new card can be issued.
Faculty, as well as guests, are always welcome in the Mensa. Cash, including local checks, are accepted, as well as a valid Declining Balance Account. Remember, every time you use your Declining Balance in the Mensa, your total purchase will be discounted 10% making this account a great value. Students with guests on campus are welcome to pay for their meals using their Declining Balance Account.
Located on the first floor of the Student Center, The Den-Rittersaal provides upscale fast food, a complete salad bar and deli, grab-n-go as well as ice cream treats. You may transfer your meal credit from the Mensa to the Den-Rittersaal or Konditorei Coffee House for any noon or evening meal Monday through Friday. Sign up online using WebFood and your meal will be ready when you arrive. Click here for meal exchange times.
Conveniently located on the lower level of the Vogel Library, the Konditorei offers a cozy atmosphere with all of the charm of your local coffeehouse. Whether you're looking for a place to meet with friends, check your e-mail, or just take a break, the Konditorei has something to offer that's unique to the Waverly area. Inspired by the coffeehouses of Germany, the Konditorei offers specialty flavored coffees and teas in addition to Wartburg's own fresh-baked giant cookies, muffins and cinnamon rolls. If you're looking for a light lunch, try one of our deli-style sandwiches or a hot bowl of soup. We have a variety of menu items to satisfy the person on-the-go as well as someone looking to sit a spell. You may transfer your meal credit from the Mensa to the Den-Rittersaal or Konditorei Coffee House for any noon or evening meal Monday through Friday. Sign up online using WebFood and your meal will be ready when you arrive. Click here for meal exchange times.
The Zesty Orange
The Zesty Orange, located on the second floor of the Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center, is the newest coffee shop on campus. Overseeing the recreational pool and fitness center, the Zesty is open a vast amount of hours to serve the needs of its customers and offers a menu ranging from healthy items such as salad and wraps to smoothies, coffee drinks, bakery items, pasta plates and personal pizzas. The building is patronized by the Waverly community, visitors, students and faculty/staff alike. Besides the general public, many sports events are hosted in the "W" which brings in new customers to the coffee shop and allows us to also offer an additional concessions area.