Online Grocery

UC Santa Cruz Dining

Use your 55 meal plan, Flexis, cash or credit card to buy groceries on campus.

Banana Joe's online grocery offers a variety of grocery store items delivered right to campus for you.

Submit your order online. You'll receive a confirmation email that your order has been received, and then a notification when your order is ready to be picked up.

Can't wait? Banana Joe's has many items in stock, including snacks, food for a quick meal, health and beauty supplies, and convenience items.

Inside Banana Joes, many items are in stock already.

Frequently Asked Questions

What forms of payment are accepted?

  • 55 Meals Per Quarter Plan equivalencies
  • Flexi Dollars
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
  • Combinations of the payment methods are also accepted
  • Credit Cards

I have a 55 Meals Per Quarter Plan and want to use meal equivalencies to buy groceries. What is the value of each meal?

  • Each meal converts to $8.00. We accept combination payments, too. For example, if your grocery order totals $19.00, you could use two meal equivalencies (equals $16.00) and $3.00 in Flexi Dollars, cash, etc.

How do I order groceries?

Can you provide Kosher meals, or other special dietary meal options?

  • We can special order Kosher meals, and many other items. Contact us with your needs/requests at

Do you offer a subscription service or can you tailor a service to fit my grocery needs?

  • Depending on what your needs are, we may be able to work our a service to fit your special request/s. Contact us to discuss your requirement at

When can I pick up my grocery order?

  • You can pick up your order during regular Banana Joe's business hours, or by special arrangements at the Crown/Merrill dining hall. See "Place an Order" below for more information about pick-up times.

Banana Joes Outside

Place an Order

Step 1: Download an order form (Excel document, 64K)

Step 2: Fill in the form with your contact information and the quantity of each item you want

Step 3: Email your completed form to

Step 4: Pick up your groceries from Banana Joe’s next to Crown/Merrill Dining Hall on the following Thursday, 3-5pm and 7:30-10pm. Bring your student ID. If you are paying with cash, check, or credit card, bring that, too.

If you have questions or comments, please email

Cashier at Banana Joe's