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Common Grounds Coffeehouse

Common Grounds Coffeehouse


Common Grounds Coffeehouse is EMU’s student-run gathering place located on the first floor of the University Commons. While things will look a little different for the 2020-21 academic year, Common Grounds remains the place to grab coffee or lunch, relax or study.  Common Grounds is the place to go on campus.  


Common Grounds is open throughout the academic year during periods of in person instruction

Monday-Friday – 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., 8 p.m. – Midnight
Saturday- no regular hours, open for special events
Sunday – 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.

As a student run organization, Common Grounds is closed for the summer and other periods of unenrollment


Notice for 2020-21 Academic Year: modifications in light of COVID-19

Common Grounds Coffeehouse will be open to current students, faculty and staff, but will remain closed to the general public due to COVID-19 restrictions.  All food and beverages will be served carry out style, while the coffeeshop space will be used for individual studying.  Furniture will not be rearranged.

Common Grounds will reopen on Sept. 14th at 7:30am for the Fall 2020 semester.   Modifications for safety include reduced capacity, spacing for physical distancing, enhanced disinfection, and directed navigational flow.  Face coverings are required for Common Grounds employees and patrons at all times. 

For more detail, please see our Policies.

Check out a 360 tour of Common Grounds.

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Common Grounds Coffeehouse is part of the Student Life division. 
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