S ushi? Got it! Fresh salads and fruit? No problem! Steak? Just come to one of our special
meals! Bacon cheeseburger with fries? Of course!
At Ohio University, we serve 3 million meals each year to students with an astonishing
range of tastes and needs—from vegetarians to burger-and-pizza addicts, from students with
special dietary needs to international students hoping for a taste of home—all of them trying
to eat well on a student budget and within a student schedule. Our approach offers value
and variety with more than just dining halls available to you. All of our dining venues are
conveniently located, with extensive service hours. We have a variety of menu items, services,
and meal plans.
Please visit us at www.ohio.edu/food for the most up-to-date information about your
meal plan options. There you will ﬁnd information concerning hours of operation, meal
plan speciﬁcs, daily menu offerings, nutrition, employment opportunities, guest meal
prices, points-of-contact for questions, and more.
Meal Plans Super Meal Plans vs. Regular Meal Plans
www.ohio.edu/food Super meal plan holders may Regular meal plan holders may
use their full allotment of meals use their full allotment of meals
each week in any of the dining each week in any of the five din-
halls themselves, or they may ing halls. The standard meal plan
plan options to fit students’ budgets, schedules, lifestyles and eat- spend some of those meals on week is Sunday through Saturday.
ing habits. Students on any of the meal plans may choose to eat guests. Super meal plan holders After Saturday dinner, balances
also have the option of convert- reset for the next week.
ing any of their weekly meals to
regardless of where they live. a cash equivalency at any
of our three markets in Boyd
The meal plan week begins with Sunday brunch and ends on and Nelson.
Super meal plans also are
days available during the first and the last week of each quarter, accepted at the Boyd and
meal plans may be prorated if the meal plan week is less than Nelson Grab n’ Go locations
as a meal exchange.
seven days; a standard meal plan week is Sunday through
Saturday. The number of meals that a student is given will be
OHIO UNIVERSITY DINING SERVICES is confident we
reduced according to the number of days in that shortened can meet your everyday meal needs through a wide
meal plan week. selection of meal plans. Please refer to our Web site to
find the perfect meal plan for you.
PLEASE NOTE: Shively Dining Hall will be closed
for renovation beginning fall of 2008. Other venues
are prepared to accomodate students during the
All students with fewer than 90 earned credit hours or two
academic years (six quarters or four semesters) in the residence
halls must participate in a mandatory meal plan, in accordance
with the University’s Housing Regulation. However, any student
enrolled at Ohio University may purchase a meal plan by submit-
ting a written request to the Housing Office at Chubb Hall
060 or by e-mailing email@example.com.
Meal Card Access Baker University Center
is required for all meals at any dining location; cashiers cannot -
stand the ever-changing needs of students . . . one day you need
to grab a quick bite on the way to class, the next day you want
protection, we will confiscate any card used by anyone other to enjoy a leisurely dinner with your friends. In working to meet
students’ needs, we’ve created a wide variety of options that allow
another person is subject to a fine. students to dine and shop according to their lifestyle and sched-
Lost Card Policy
delicious food served in a fun and exciting atmosphere. While
din you’re here, stop in and enjoy West 82 food court, Latitude
lost or stolen and the following are instructions as to how you
should proceed if this occurs:
Services Gift Cards.
can go to the closest dining hall to complete a report and PLEASE NOTE: University meal plans are not
- accepted at Baker University Center.
ever, during weekends, file your report with Ohio University
Police. You will then be given a temporary ticket to allow West 82
you access to your meal plan in the dining hall only. This This seven-concept court offers a casually hip, fresh food
quick stop, conveniently located on the first floor. Serving ev-
meal equivalencies in the markets, or at any of the Grab n’ erything from Tex-Mex style monster burritos, brick oven piz-
Go’s. This pass will only be active for three (3) days. za, and sushi to organic coffee, made-to-order deli sandwiches,
and salads, plus a quick serve grab n’ go for those sprinting to
2. Within three (3) days of reporting a lost or stolen card,
their next class, the food court is seven unique food concepts
Center, 160 W. Union St., and either obtain a replacement
Services Gift Cards are accepted. Whether you’re in early or
late, West 82 can prepare your meal from scratch to eat-in or
THE WEST 82 FOOD COURT INCLUDES:
PLEASE NOTE: failure to have a valid Ohio University
ID after a three (3) day period will result in being Verde Blanco: Tex-Mex fare featuring giant
denied access to your individual meal plan. burritos made to your taste
The Brick Oven: Custom pizzas in a hearth
Menus oven and other Italian dishes
www.ohio.edu/food McGuffey’s Grill: Off-the-grill classics
including Angus burgers, breakfast
We know that it’s no fun eating a chicken sandwich—even a sandwiches, and gyros to order
really good chicken sandwich—when you wanted pasta. That’s
Jade: Emphasizing Asian flavors personalized
why we pack each meal with as many options as possible. What- to your taste
ever you’re craving, you’ll probably find it at one of our din- The Ivy Deli: Classic deli sandwiches, Panini
www.ohio.edu/food. The College Greens: Four soups daily, sushi,
customized salads, and more
The Fast Lane: Fresh baked goods, coffee,
smoothies, and ice cream creations
Latitude 39 bar rounds out the selection. The fast food, deli, wok bar, pasta
Latitude 39, Ohio University’s flagship fine-dining res- bar, and Grab n’ Go’s also include vegetarian choices. If you
taurant, reflects the best of OHIO by providing a distinctive have other special diet needs, food allergies, questions about our
dining experience surrounded by unique works of art. Our chef vegetarian offerings, or need special dietary accommodations, call
and staff are dedicated to exceeding your expectations with 740.593.2970, and a staff member
will help you find a way to meet your needs.
dishes—all with timely, courteous service. Choose from salads, Sick Trays
sandwiches, new twists on classic favorites, and superb entrées. If you are too ill to come to a dining hall, have a friend or
Latitude 39 features irresistible offerings for lunch and dinner,
served amidst striking views of campus, which rests on the 39th tray. Sick trays consist of a light soup, crackers, gelatin, ice
parallel. Students, faculty, alumni, and community visitors are cream, tea, and fruit juice. If you cannot come to the dining
all welcome. hall because you have an injury that limits your mobility, send
The Front Room Coffeehouse
then issue a tray with food from the regular menu.
away from home” for students and faculty, serving an array of Sack Meals
gourmet coffees, espressos, cappuccinos, and a selection of teas If you are unable to eat in a dining hall because of a class
along with daily, chef-prepared sandwiches, soups, and baked conflict or a University function, notify a dining hall manager
24 hours in advance to arrange for a sack meal. You must
late-night hangout offering music and other live programming.
It’s not just about coffee or tea; it’s about the community. two sandwiches (lunchmeat, cheese, or peanut butter and jelly
vegetables, fruit, potato chips, condiments, and a dessert. A
on your way to class. Or, bring your laptop and books and beverage can be included upon request. To avoid foodborne
stay awhile. illness, the meal should be picked up shortly before you plan to
Bobcat Essentials eat it unless refrigeration is available.
every OHIO student in a convenient, on-campus location. The
latest in University tees, sweatshirts, jackets, bags, and athletic Nelson Dining Hall
wear to hot iPod and computer accessories as well as other gift
copier, an ATM location, and a self-service post office.
Boyd and Nelson Markets
Nutrition, Health, and Special Needs
of food, beverage, grocery, and snack items as well as a good
Whether you have a special dietary need, restriction, or you
selection of school supplies and health and beauty aids. Mar-
vide you with information and choices to keep you eating healthy
Services Gift Cards.
is cholesterol free and prepared in 100 percent trans fat-free oil. Café BiblioTech
Recipes use fat-free mayonnaise and margarine, and plain-cooked -
vegetables are prepared without margarine so you can add it only Tech serves gourmet coffee, lattés, cappuccinos, sandwiches,
if you wish. Low-fat choices are included in traditional menu soup, salads, fresh fruit, and assorted cold beverages. This
selections, and salad bars include fat-free mayonnaise as well as
fat-free and low-calorie dressings.
To help plan your meals, weekly menus are available at
www.ohio.edu/food. There you will also find an interactive
Guests are always welcome to eat in any of our dining halls.
nutrition menu, complete with nutritional information on all of
the foods we serve. Our interactive nutrition menu highlights
Children under six (6) accompanied by a parent are
vegan, vegetarian, and nut-containing items.
admitted to the dining hall at no charge; log on to
least one entrée is offered—and often two or three—from over www.ohio.edu/food for full meal prices.
100 vegetarian recipes in our menu cycle, and a 45-item salad
Meal Periods Chubb Hall room 060, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or
faxing your request to 740.593.4089. Please remember to
current meal plan, and requested meal plan. All students sub-
ject to the housing requirement must have a meal plan.
Please remember that meal plans are contracts
that last the entire academic year. Although you may
increase to a larger meal plan at any time, once the school year
hours of operation please visit www.ohio.edu/food.
begins, you may not decrease your meal plan.
Removing Food from the Dining Hall
What if I have special dietary needs
or a food allergy?
from the dining hall. We do allow customers to finish a piece of If a physician requires you to be on a special diet, call our
fruit, a cookie, an ice cream cone, or other small items as they assistant director for menu planning at 740.593.2948. We
are leaving the dining hall. If you are pressed for time because will work with you to make sure that your needs are met. If
of a class or work conflict and the Grab n’ Go is not convenient you have a food allergy, we can tell you which foods contain
for you, please see a manager to sign up for a sack meal. allergens and offer alternatives.
Internships/Field Experience Why aren’t unused meals refundable?
- With the exception of the Super 20 and Super 14, meal plans
are priced using the same basic principle as insurance. We know
for students majoring in any business-related area, especially that a certain percentage of meals will not be eaten, just as in-
marketing, food-service management, dietetics, and even surers know that not everyone with insurance will file a claim.
740.593.2974. If every student ate every meal or was entitled to a refund, the
FAQs cost of the meal plans would be substantially higher.
Can my friend use my meal card?
How do I change my meal plan?
Prior to the first day of classes for fall quarter, students may
mation, is the property of Ohio University and subject to Uni-
increase or decrease their meal plan. After this date, students
versity regulations. To protect the cardholder, if anyone tries to
may only increase their meal plan, which means purchasing
a more expensive plan. You can make changes to your meal
plan by logging onto your housing contract. Changes can also
person is subject to a fine.
be made in writing or by stopping by the Housing Office in