May 21, 2022  
2021-22 New Student Orientation Guide 
2021-22 New Student Orientation Guide

Auxiliary Services

Auxiliary Services

A Facilities Management Area of Support

Auxiliary Services is one of many areas within Facilities Management that works alongside other departments to make the university experience successful for students, faculty and staff, as well as our guests and visitors. Auxiliary Services manages vending machines, the fleet (including carts) and provides support for events, shuttle services and off campus housing. Auxiliary Services provides essential services that enhance and improve the customer experience.

Dining Services

Lyceum Dining Hall, Grab & Go, Socrates Café, Plato II Go and Eagles Landing

Lyceum Dining Hall is located in the Commons Residence Hall and offers an “all you can eat” cafeteria experience. The Grab & Go Café is located within Lyceum Dining Hall and offers extended/late night eating options.

Socrates Café, located in the CGUS (Center for Graduate & Undergraduate Studies) building, is an active place for students and the LIFE Community to eat, study or just socialize. 

Plato II Go features our fresh, made-from-scratch Tex-Mex menu, as well as a variety of additional hot menu items.

Eagles’ Landing is our own Starbucks branded coffee shop, located down the main hall of CGUS and serves all your favorite Starbucks beverages, both hot and cold.

For more info on dining services, email


Dining Services closures/abbreviated hours include Graduation Day, school breaks and other observed holidays. Hours of operation are subject to change during those times and will be posted accordingly.



The Life U Shop at Life University has what you need from clinic supplies to sought after spirit wear and more! The Life U Shop is in the Center for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, just off Socrates Cafe. Open Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more info on the LIFE U Shop, email


Shuttle Service

Eagle Express, our shuttle transportation system, provides safe, prompt and ADA-compliant transportation to all on-campus destinations, parking areas and to off-campus housing at Ashborough Condominiums, Element 41, Cumberland Crossing, and Walmart. We have four shuttles making stops at eight campus destinations every 10 minutes (from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.) and four off-campus destinations every 30 minutes (from 6:00 a.m. until 6 p.m.), traffic permitting. You are sure to find a route that meets your needs getting you to class and functions on time, every time. Track our shuttles for timely arrival and departure at Transloc or on our So, relax and hop on the Eagle Express!

Map of Shuttle Drop Off/Pick Up Locations
Shuttle Schedule

The LIFE shuttles intend to provide safe, efficient and convenient transportation serving students, employees and visitors. The shuttle service supports the daily routines of the campus community, operating within the Standards of Serving Lasting Purpose and intending to provide a pleasant experience for all passengers.

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Shuttle Cleaning Procedures

Shuttles will be cleaned after every route finish and as occupancy allows (all efforts will be to clean every hour).

For hard non-porous surfaces within the interior of the vehicle such as hard seats, arm rests. door handles, seat belt buckles, lights, air controls, doors, windows and grab handles. We will be using approved cleaners and disinfectants as per CDC and LIFE University stablished by LIFE University.

Shuttle will have mask and PPE supplies to offer on a need basis.


flexBucks & eBucks

flexBucks is an optional campus cash account of pre-deposited funds accessed by the cardholder and used for all eateries on campus.  The University adds a matching 10% in funds as incentive to use flexBucks (i.e., you deposit $100 and a total of $110 is loaded to account. flexBucks remain from quarter to quarter until used or disenrolled. Unused flexBucks are refunded in accordance with the University refund policy.

eBucks are dining dollars that are tied to specific meal plans. eBucks roll over from Summer Quarter thru the end of the fiscal year (June 30). They can be used at any eatery on campus. Unused eBucks are forfeited.