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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 www.ohio.edu/food Super Meal Plans Super meal plan holders may use their full allotment of meals each week in any of the dining halls themselves, or they may spend some of those meals on guests. Super meal plan holders also have the option of converting any of their weekly meals to a cash equivalency at any of our three markets in Boyd and Nelson. Super meal plans also are accepted at the Boyd and Nelson Grab n’ Go locations as a meal exchange. OHIO UNIVERSITY DINING SERVICES is confident we can meet your everyday meal needs through a wide selection of meal plans. Please refer to our Web site to find the perfect meal plan for you. vs. Regular Meal Plans Regular meal plan holders may use their full allotment of meals each week in any of the five dining halls. The standard meal plan week is Sunday through Saturday. After Saturday dinner, balances reset for the next week.



plan options to fit students’ budgets, schedules, lifestyles and eating habits. Students on any of the meal plans may choose to eat regardless of where they live. The meal plan week begins with Sunday brunch and ends on days available during the first and the last week of each quarter, meal plans may be prorated if the meal plan week is less than seven days; a standard meal plan week is Sunday through Saturday. The number of meals that a student is given will be reduced according to the number of days in that shortened meal plan week. PLEASE NOTE: Shively Dining Hall will be closed for renovation beginning fall of 2008. Other venues are prepared to accomodate students during the renovation process.

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 submitting a written request to the Housing Office at Chubb Hall 060 or by e-mailing housing@ohio.edu.


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 another person is subject to a fine. Lost Card Policy

to enjoy a leisurely dinner with your friends. In working to meet students’ needs, we’ve created a wide variety of options that allow students to dine and shop according to their lifestyle and scheddelicious food served in a fun and exciting atmosphere. While

din lost or stolen and the following are instructions as to how you should proceed if this occurs: 1. can go to the closest dining hall to complete a report and ever, during weekends, file your report with Ohio University Police. You will then be given a temporary ticket to allow you access to your meal plan in the dining hall only. This meal equivalencies in the markets, or at any of the Grab n’ Go’s. This pass will only be active for three (3) days. 2. Within three (3) days of reporting a lost or stolen card, Center, 160 W. Union St., and either obtain a replacement

you’re here, stop in and enjoy West 82 food court, Latitude DINING

Services Gift Cards. PLEASE NOTE: University meal plans are not accepted at Baker University Center. West 82 This seven-concept court offers a casually hip, fresh food quick stop, conveniently located on the first floor. Serving everything from Tex-Mex style monster burritos, brick oven pizza, and sushi to organic coffee, made-to-order deli sandwiches, and salads, plus a quick serve grab n’ go for those sprinting to their next class, the food court is seven unique food concepts Services Gift Cards are accepted. Whether you’re in early or late, West 82 can prepare your meal from scratch to eat-in or take-out. THE WEST 82 FOOD COURT INCLUDES: Verde Blanco: Tex-Mex fare featuring giant burritos made to your taste The Brick Oven: Custom pizzas in a hearth oven and other Italian dishes McGuffey’s Grill: Off-the-grill classics including Angus burgers, breakfast sandwiches, and gyros to order Jade: Emphasizing Asian flavors personalized to your taste The Ivy Deli: Classic deli sandwiches, Panini and salads The College Greens: Four soups daily, sushi, customized salads, and more The Fast Lane: Fresh baked goods, coffee, smoothies, and ice cream creations

PLEASE NOTE: failure to have a valid Ohio University ID after a three (3) day period will result in being denied access to your individual meal plan.

Menus www.ohio.edu/food We know that it’s no fun eating a chicken sandwich—even a really good chicken sandwich—when you wanted pasta. That’s why we pack each meal with as many options as possible. Whatever you’re craving, you’ll probably find it at one of our dinwww.ohio.edu/food.


Latitude 39 Latitude 39, Ohio University’s flagship fine-dining restaurant, reflects the best of OHIO by providing a distinctive dining experience surrounded by unique works of art. Our chef and staff are dedicated to exceeding your expectations with dishes—all with timely, courteous service. Choose from salads, sandwiches, new twists on classic favorites, and superb entrées. Latitude 39 features irresistible offerings for lunch and dinner, served amidst striking views of campus, which rests on the 39th parallel. Students, faculty, alumni, and community visitors are all welcome. DINING The Front Room Coffeehouse

bar rounds out the selection. The fast food, deli, wok bar, pasta bar, and Grab n’ Go’s also include vegetarian choices. If you have other special diet needs, food allergies, questions about our vegetarian offerings, or need special dietary accommodations, call 740.593.2970, and a staff member will help you find a way to meet your needs. Sick Trays If you are too ill to come to a dining hall, have a friend or tray. Sick trays consist of a light soup, crackers, gelatin, ice cream, tea, and fruit juice. If you cannot come to the dining hall because you have an injury that limits your mobility, send then issue a tray with food from the regular menu.

away from home” for students and faculty, serving an array of gourmet coffees, espressos, cappuccinos, and a selection of teas along with daily, chef-prepared sandwiches, soups, and baked late-night hangout offering music and other live programming. It’s not just about coffee or tea; it’s about the community.

Sack Meals If you are unable to eat in a dining hall because of a class conflict or a University function, notify a dining hall manager 24 hours in advance to arrange for a sack meal. You must 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 stay awhile. Bobcat Essentials every OHIO student in a convenient, on-campus location. The latest in University tees, sweatshirts, jackets, bags, and athletic wear to hot iPod and computer accessories as well as other gift

beverage can be included upon request. To avoid foodborne illness, the meal should be picked up shortly before you plan to eat it unless refrigeration is available. Special Services Nelson Dining Hall copier, an ATM location, and a self-service post office. Boyd and Nelson Markets

Nutrition, Health, and Special Needs

Whether you have a special dietary need, restriction, or you

vide you with information and choices to keep you eating healthy is cholesterol free and prepared in 100 percent trans fat-free oil.

Recipes use fat-free mayonnaise and margarine, and plain-cooked vegetables are prepared without margarine so you can add it only if you wish. Low-fat choices are included in traditional menu fat-free and low-calorie dressings. selections, and salad bars include fat-free mayonnaise as well as To help plan your meals, weekly menus are available at

www.ohio.edu/food. There you will also find an interactive the foods we serve. Our interactive nutrition menu highlights vegan, vegetarian, and nut-containing items.

nutrition menu, complete with nutritional information on all of

least one entrée is offered—and often two or three—from over 100 vegetarian recipes in our menu cycle, and a 45-item salad


Services Gift Cards. Café BiblioTech soup, salads, fresh fruit, and assorted cold beverages. This Guests Children under six (6) accompanied by a parent are admitted to the dining hall at no charge; log on to www.ohio.edu/food for full meal prices.

of food, beverage, grocery, and snack items as well as a good selection of school supplies and health and beauty aids. Mar-


Tech serves gourmet coffee, lattés, cappuccinos, sandwiches,

Guests are always welcome to eat in any of our dining halls.



Meal Periods www.ohio.edu/food

Chubb Hall room 060, e-mailing housing@ohio.edu, or

Removing Food from the Dining Hall Internships/Field Experience FAQs How do I change my meal plan?

hours of operation please visit www.ohio.edu/food.

from the dining hall. We do allow customers to finish a piece of fruit, a cookie, an ice cream cone, or other small items as they are leaving the dining hall. If you are pressed for time because for you, please see a manager to sign up for a sack meal.


faxing your request to 740.593.4089. Please remember to current meal plan, and requested meal plan. All students subject 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 begins, you may not decrease your meal plan.

What if I have special dietary needs or a food allergy? If a physician requires you to be on a special diet, call our assistant director for menu planning at 740.593.2948. We will work with you to make sure that your needs are met. If you have a food allergy, we can tell you which foods contain allergens and offer alternatives. 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 that a certain percentage of meals will not be eaten, just as insurers know that not everyone with insurance will file a claim. If every student ate every meal or was entitled to a refund, the cost of the meal plans would be substantially higher. Can my friend use my meal card? mation, is the property of Ohio University and subject to University regulations. To protect the cardholder, if anyone tries to

of a class or work conflict and the Grab n’ Go is not convenient

for students majoring in any business-related area, especially marketing, food-service management, dietetics, and even

Prior to the first day of classes for fall quarter, students may

increase or decrease their meal plan. After this date, students 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 be made in writing or by stopping by the Housing Office in

person is subject to a fine.


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