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MEAL PLAN OPERATING FEE

The goal of Campus Dining is to provide accessible dining to the community in support of the University’s academic mission. The operating fee helps fund the construction, renovation and operation of a diverse range of dining facilities that are accessible to students on a meal plan.

WHAT THE OPERATING FEE COVERS:

labor and fringe, 40%
food costs, 23%
commissions, 21%
subcontractor fees, 6%
repair & mx, 5%

donations/programs, 2%
paper costs, 2%
franchise fees, 1%

insurance, 2%
other operating, 1%
equipment, 0%
misc, 1%

2018-19 DINING STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

Customer Service

  • Food labeling and allergens marked clearly
  • Expand variety for vegans/vegetarians
  • Develop healthy and flavorful options
  • Mobile ordering
  • Self checkout micro-market offers hundreds of fresh products at Chapin Apartments and Tabler Cafe
  • West Side Dining C-Store expansion
  • Convert Seawolves MarketPlace into a Dunkin' Donuts for Fall 2018

Efficiencies to Lower Prices

  • No price increase on the unlimited meal plans for Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
  • Unlimited meal plans offer the best value and include guest passes
  • 1% price increase on all other resident meal plans
  • 2.5% price increase on retail prices

Financial Stability

Special Programs/Events

No Price Increase on  Unlimited Meal Plans for Fall 2018 - Spring 2019!

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