Whatcom Community College dining services provides an exciting and innovative dining experience for the entire community. You'll find great food, honest values and a hospitable environment in which to enjoy it all. Dining on campus provides the social experience essential to campus life. It gives you the opportunity to gather with friends, take study breaks, hang out and relax. Enjoy the convenience and outstanding food all designed especially for you.


Hours and menu

Dockside Café

Located on the main floor of Syre Student Center, the Dockside Café serves the Whatcom Community College students, faculty and staff. We offer a wide range of food items; we offer Seattle's Best coffee, cold beverages, muffins, donuts and an assortment of grab-n-go food items. Stop by to see what's cooking!

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday


Orca Bay Cafe & Jamba Juice at the Pavilion & Student Recreation Center

Orca Bay Cafe has moved! Orca Bay Cafe is excited to begin serving students, faculty and staff at the new Pavilion and Student Recreation Center. Stop by before or after your workout--or in between classes--to grab an espresso drink, hot sandwich, fresh salad, Jamba Juice all-fruit smoothie and more!

7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Saturday


Kulshan Coffee Cart

Located on the first floor of Kulshan Hall, we provide espresso and other coffee drinks, bakery items, hot and iced tea, juices, naked juices and a variety of snack items.

8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday


Dining dollars

Parents and friends can make guest deposits to a student's account using the Orca card guest deposit feature which enables them to deposit money into a cardholder's Orca cash, bookstore, or dining dollars account. A parent or guest will need to enter the student's nine-digit Whatcom ID number and the student's last name to complete the process. For more information, check out the Orca card webpage.