The Monthly Dish: National Nutrition Month Recap

National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign celebrated each March to educate on making informed food choices, developing healthful eating patterns, and forming physical activity habits. National Nutrition Month® started in 1973 as National Nutrition Week, and it became a month-long observance in 1980 in response to growing interest in nutrition! The Nutrition Team put […]

Dining Updates for Ramadan 2024

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community. Ramadan is observed the evening of Sun, March 10, 2024 – Tue, April 9, 2024. Dining During Ramadan: Where and When to Find Halal Meals Additional food items will be added to Millbrook Market, […]

The Monthly Dish: A Look into Some Local Food Trucks

There’s something magical about a food truck – its bright colors, roaring generators, and delicious smells . Food trucks can enhance the vibe of any social event or party. Last Fall, Dining Services brought over 18 different local food trucks to campus, including 9 minority-owned trucks and 7 women-owned trucks! This Spring, students can expect […]

The Monthly Dish: The Lunch Club

For many, lunch is a moment to ponder daily choices and perhaps engage in a casual exchange with friends. However, for some, lunch may pose challenges for those navigating issues related to disordered eating. Enter Gretchen Wallace, a registered dietitian with WashU, who envisions lunch as more than just a meal; it’s an opportunity for […]

The Monthly Dish: December Give Back Campaign

In December 2023, WashU Dining, in collaboration with our students, embraced the spirit of giving with enthusiasm! Continuing an annual tradition, WashU Dining presented three impactful ways to contribute to both our campus and the St. Louis community. This post is a brief overview of these heartfelt initiatives. Transferring Meal Points to the Food Security […]

Welcome to Parents and Families!

Check out our Dining Events crafted for you to enjoy your time on campus this weekend. Read a special welcome from our Directors Corner too!

Be a Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholar!

Are you a creative student using your studies and organizational skills to help fight hunger in the U.S.? Consider applying to the Stephen J. Brady Scholarship foundation and be a part of the solution to fight #foodinsecurity and wine $10k for your education and $5k for the hunger charity of your choice. Apply today on […]

WashU Dining ranks #5 in The Princeton Review for Best Campus Food!

WashU Dining has ranked #5 in the Princeton Review for Best Campus Food. View the list here! Washington University in St. Louis also ranked #1 for Best College Dorms, #1 for Best Financial Aid, and #10 for Most Beautiful Campus in this year’s reviews!

Washington University in St. Louis Earns Distinguished National Nutrition Award

St. Louis, MO – The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) announced Washington University in St. Louis as the recipient of a distinguished NACUFS Nutrition Award. Washington University in St. Louis received a Silver in the category of Most Innovative Nutrition and Wellness Program. The NACUFS Nutrition Awards recognize the outstanding nutrition […]

The Source: Popular local restaurants to open campus locations

As part of Washington University in St. Louis’ broader efforts to partner with St. Louis businesses, University Dining Services has invited four local restaurants that are minority- or woman-owned to open locations at campus eateries in August. Learn more about which restaurants are coming to campus here!

Bear Bucks Card System Replacement

WashU IT has replaced the software behind Bear Bucks transactions to Atrium Connect to ensure the continued service for meal plans and Bear Bucks. As a result, how students, faculty, and staff add funds to their accounts, check account balances, and manage their Bear Bucks account has changed. Learn more about the changes here.

The Source: Changes ahead for University Dining Services

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to offering its students, faculty and staff high quality, innovative dining options. Two significant service shifts will help the university expand on that mission moving forward. Bon Appetit, WashU’s long-standing food service partner, has provided meals for the campus community for over 25 years. The university awarded the […]

WashU Newsroom: Coffeestamp opens location at Hillman Hall

Coffeestamp, the coffee roaster known for specialty beans and made-from-scratch baked goods in St. Louis’ Fox Park neighborhood, recently opened its second location in Washington University in St. Louis’ Hillman Hall. Brothers Spencer and Patrick Clapp moved into the former Grounds for Change space, and their arrival is another big win for the university’s supplier […]

Dietary Concerns & Campus Dining

Dear WashU Community, We are committed to an inclusive dining experience for all students, regardless of dietary needs and preferences. We understand though that it can be challenging to find foods to meet one’s needs and preference. If you or someone you know is struggling to find food on campus to meet dietary or medical nutrition-related […]