Welcome to Dining Services

 

UWL Dining Services offers an assortment of different dining locations to meet the variety of needs and desires of the campus community. Both University Centers and Chartwells are excited about what we have to offer to the campus community.  

The dining plans provide exceptional value for both residential and off campus members of the University community. Not only does the dining plan program provide you with a wide variety of fresh meals to choose from all day long, but they offer the convenience of no clean up or shopping for food.  

 

Stryker Classic expanding section
  • 19 Meal Swipes per week to be used in the Whitney Center dining venues and designated venues in the Student Union. 
  • Can use up to 2 swipes per day in designated dining venues in the Student Union (swipes used will be deducted from the 19 meal swipes). 
  • $115 Dining Dollars per semester (Dining Dollars can be used for food purchases only). 

COST PER SEMESTER: $1,398.00

Information subject to change at any time.

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  • 21 Meal Swipes per week to be used in the Whitney Center dining venues and designated venues in the Student Union. 
  • Can use up to 2 swipes per day in designated dining venues in the Student Union (swipes used will be deducted from the 21 meal swipes). 
  • $150 Dining Dollars per semester (Dining Dollars can be used for food purchases only). 
  • 30 Block Meals per semester (can be used in any dining venue on campus – meal selections are made from the Block Meal menu posted at each dining venue).

COST PER SEMESTER: $1,691.00

Information subject to change at any time.

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This is for Reuter residents only

  • 45 Block Meals each semester
  • $115 Dining Dollars each semester

COST PER SEMESTER: $469.00

Information subject to change at any time.

Information for all On-Campus Dining Plans

  • On-Campus Dining Plans are required for students living on campus and were selected as part of the housing application. 
  • Students living off campus may also purchase one of these plans, to do so please email or visit the Card Office.
  • Dining Dollars & Block Meals that are part of On-Campus Dining Plans expire at the end of the semester.
  • Any unused Dining Dollars or Block Meals at the end of the semester will be lost.
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  • 60 Block Meals (can be used in any dining venue on campus – meal selections are made from the Block Meal menu posted at each dining venue).
  • 4 additional Block Meals are added to the plan at no additional charge.
  • Unused Block Meals carry over from fall to spring to summer. Block Meals remaining at the end of the summer do not carry over to the next academic year.

COST: $469.00

Information subject to change at any time.

Talon 40 Blocks + 2 Free! expanding section
  • 40 Block Meals (can be used in any dining venue on campus – meal selections are made from the Block Meal menu posted at each dining venue).
  • 2 additional Block Meals are added to the plan at no additional charge.
  • Unused Block Meals carry over from fall to spring to summer. Block Meals remaining at the end of the summer do not carry over to the next academic year.

COST: $313.00

Information subject to change at any time.

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  • 20 Block Meals (can be used in any dining venue on campus – meal selections are made from the Block Meal menu posted at each dining venue).
  • Unused Block Meals carry over from fall to spring to summer. Block Meals remaining at the end of the summer do not carry over to the next academic year.

COST: $157.00

Information subject to change at any time.

Off-Campus Dining Plans are available for purchase the following ways:

  • GET Mobile - Accepts Credit/Debit or Bill Student Account
  • In the Card Office - Accepts Cash, Check, or Bill Student Account 

All employees are eligible to purchase a Faculty/Staff Block Plan. To get a plan, please use one of the online options below or stop into the Card Office.

  • Options to purchase Faculty/Staff Block Plan:
  • $207.04 for 25 Block Meals - Initial Sign Up (includes tax)
  • Additional meals may be added in Blocks of 10 ($82.82) or 20 ($165.64)
  • Staff Block Meals do not expire

Information subject to change at any time.

Dining Plan Basics

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FALL 2022

August 31st - Dining Plans start with dinner at 4:30pm

September 15th - Last day to upgrade or lower On-Campus Dining Plans 

September 30th - Last Day to upgrade On-Campus Dining Plans

November 24th - 27th - All Dining venues closed for Thanksgiving Break

December 1st - Last day that dining plans are pro-rated for withdrawals

December 21st - Fall Semester dining plans expire at 11:59pm. Winter Break Starts

Spring 2023

January 22nd - Spring dining plans start with dinner at 4:30pm

February 2nd - Last day to upgrade or lower On-Campus Dining Plans 

February 28th - Last Day to upgrade On-Campus Dining Plans

March 11th - 18th - All dining venues are closed for spring break

May 1st - Last day that dining plans are pro-rated for withdrawals

May 12th - Spring Semester dining plans expire at 11:59pm.

Dining Plan Week expanding section

The Dining plan week for the Stryker Classic & the Stryker Deluxe plans begins on Friday with breakfast and ends at 11:59 pm on Thursday. The Stryker plans reset every Friday morning to 19 or 21 meals, unused meals do not carry over to the next week

Meal Swipes expanding section

A Meal Swipe is part of your 19 or 21 meals per week. Meal Swipes can only be used at the following locations: Whitney Main Dining Room, Badger Street Sub Sandwiches, Sono, La Crosse Café, and Grilled It (after 1pm Monday - Thursday). Meal Swipes are limited to two each day at the Student Union locations (Sono, Grilled It, & The La Crosse Café) and are deducted from your weekly total.

Block Meals expanding section

Blocks are pre-set meals that are available at every dining location on campus. They are part of the Stryker Deluxe, The Reuter, and the Talon dining plans. Each campus dining location will have a Block Menu posted. At Whitney a Block is an entry into the all-you-care to eat Main Dining Room.

Dining Dollars expanding section

Dining dollars are a declining balance feature on the Stryker Classic, Stryker Deluxe, and the Reuter Dining Plans. Dining dollars may be used at any dining location on campus. They expire at the end of the semester, so they do not roll over into the following semester. 

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Our Registered Dietitian on campus, is available to give students the tools they need to:

· Safely manage food allergies on campus

· Accommodate dietary needs related to religious preferences or medical needs

· Identify better-for-you dining options

· Develop strategies that promote a balanced lifestyle

· Properly fuel one's body for optimal athletic performance

If you would like to talk with our Dietitian , or set up an appointment, do not hesitate to reach out!

Schedule an appointment

email: JHarke@uwlax.edu

phone: 608.785.6480

Dining Policies