Summer Breakfasts

Colleagues enjoying waffles

Summer breakfasts return in 2024!
Reconnect with colleagues, meet new people, (re)visit campus spaces, and enjoy a delicious meal!

Save the date!Fridays, June 21 – August 30
Note: No breakfast on July 5.

Hosts: Your planning just got even easier! Choose your menu from a list of options.

FAQs – Attending

Who is invited to these breakfasts?

All faculty and staff!

  • Off for the summer? You are invited!
  • Off on a Friday? You are invited!
  • A new faculty or staff member? You are invited!
How will I know where each breakfast is?

Check out the Upcoming Events on the Hornet Hive!

Do the breakfasts have any impact on summer hours?

Yes! The breakfasts and summer hours make the summer time even better!

FAQs – Hosting

What are the menu choice options?
  • Option 1: Scrambled eggs, Vegan Scramble, Sausage or bacon, Plant Based Sausage, Tater Tots, Sweetwaters Donuts, Coffee, Water, OJ
  • Option 2: Frittata-Meat and Veg, Potatoes O’Brien, Fresh Fruit platter, Assorted Pastries, Coffee, Water, OJ
  • Option 3: Breakfast Burritos- Meat and Vegan, Hashbrown Triangles, Fresh Fruit Platter, Assorted Pastries, Coffee, OJ, Water
  • Option 4: Chicken & Waffles, Fresh Fruit, Overnight Oats, Coffee, Water, OJ
  • Option 5: Biscuits & Gravy (Sausage & Vegan), Scrambled Eggs, Plant-Based Scramble, Potatoes O’Brien, Fruit platter, Coffee, Water, OJ
  • Option 6: Fresh Fruit Platter, Yogurt & Granola, Assorted Pastries, Hard Boiled Eggs, Coffee, Water, OJ
  • Option 7: Crepes Station, Hashbrown Triangles, Bacon/Sausage, Coffee, Water, OJ (Vegan Options Included)
  • Option 8: Have an idea for something else? Contact Renee Boelcke to discuss.
What are some best practices to hosting?

Here are some practices to consider.

  • Connect with campus partners (facilities, etc) as soon as possible for seating needs.
  • Partner with another department to spread out the effort.
  • Dietary needs: Gluten-free, vegetarian, dairy-free
  • Accessibility needs: How might people of varying abilities participate in your breakfast?
  • Consider sharing the menu and other information by an email announcement. (No more than 5 days before your breakfast.)
How does funding work?

A College-supported budget continues. Each invoice for these breakfasts will be sent to Human Resources for review.

How does the breakfast become included in the Upcoming Events?

Human Resources will ensure that your breakfast appears on the Upcoming Events section of the Hornet Hive.

If you have any questions, please contact Renee Boelcke, AVP for Human Resources, at