9/13 COVID-19 Update

All meals will be carry-out only in response to the University's shelter in place restrictions.

Main Dining Room

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Chars

Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Badger Street Station

Monday - Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Whitney Center Dining

How has dining changed because of COVID-19? expanding section

All food will be served in to-go take out containers, there will be no self-service locations, no self-serve beverages, salad bar, or soda/ice machines.

Last modified: 08/27/2020

What protocols are in place to promote the health and safety of patrons in the dining areas? expanding section
  • Face Coverings – A face covering MUST be worn while standing in line waiting to order or pick-up an order.  If eating in the dining area, the face covering may be removed while eating. 
  • Social Distancing – All patrons are expected to practice social distancing (6 feet).  Signage, guidance systems and floor decals are in place help maintain the expected distance.
  • Seating in Dining Areas –Seating is limited.  Tables and chairs are set to observe the six-foot, social distance standard. The furniture should not be moved. Picnic tables are available on Coate Field.
  • Contactless Entry– Patrons will swipe their personal ID card using an external mag strip reader adhered to the counter, near the register.  
  • Hand sanitizer stations – At Whitney Center, stations will be available in entry area of each of the dining areas.  At the Student Union, the stations are located throughout the building.
  • Service in the Dining Areas – There will be NO self-service stations. Food will be served by dining staff.     
  • Dishware – Food will be served using compostable plates, bowls, cups, or single-serve packaging.  Plastic cutlery will be used.  Beverages will be available in cans, bottles, and cartons.  

 

Last modified: 08/27/2020

What is different at Whitney Center this year? expanding section

Personal, reusable beverage containers will no longer be allowed.  All beverages will be served in cans, cartons, bottles, or disposable cups. Check out the new wall wrap in the corridor!

  • Dining Plan– For students living in Reuter Hall, a new Reuter Flex plan has been added.  The plan includes 45 block meals and $85.00 in Maroon Dollars.
  • Chars – New grilled flatbread sandwiches will be on the menu.
  • On- The-Go Area (Badger Street Station) - Will be offering a variety of new grocery items, frozen meals, and bottled beverages.   Purchases can be made using Maroon Dollars, Campus Cash, and Credit/Debit Cards.
  • Concepts in the Whitney Dining areas have been redistributed to better follow the “No Self-Service" guidelines.

Last modified: 08/27/2020

Since concepts have been moved around at Whitney Center, what types of food are available in each of the dining locations? expanding section

MAIN DINING ROOM 

  • Morning Drive:Smoothies, yogurt, fruit 
  • Cucina: Pizza, pasta, sauces, variety of rotating breads (breadsticks, garlic bread, etc.)
  • Homestyle: Breakfast – eggs, breakfast meat, breakfast potato; Lunch & Dinner – hot entrée, vegan/vegetarian hot entrée, vegetables, starch (potato, rice, etc.) 
  • Grill-Sizzle in Style: Lunch - Burgers, chicken strips, fries, etc.; Dinner - Rotating themed menu
  • End of Grill Area: Breakfast – donuts, muffins, pastries; Breakfast - desserts, ice cream
  • Innovate (Area across from the Main Serving Line):  Lunch -  this area will be used as a 2nd Homestyle line; Dinner – Chef prepared meals 
  • Stand Alone Counter Across from Grill Area:  Cereal, juice, coffee, bagels, cream cheese 
  • Beverages: Located at most of the serving stations

CHARS 

  • Lunch: Hot On-the-Go (11 am – 2 pm); grilled flatbread sandwiches; pre-made sub sandwiches and salads; beverages and sides.
  • Dinner: Hot entrée and sides; grilled flatbread sandwiches; pre-made sub sandwiches and salads; beverages and sides.

BADGER STREET STATION 

  • Mondo’s Sub Shop                          
  • Design Your Own Salad                               
  • Beverages
  • Soup                                                   
  • Convenience Store Items

Last modified: 08/31/2020

How many people can be seated in the Whitney Center dining areas at a time? expanding section
  • Main Dining Room – East side (facing REC):  49
  • Main Dining Room – West side (facing parking lot):  53
  • Chars:  42
  • Badger Street Station (Mondo’s, Design Your Own Salad):  32

Last modified: 08/27/2020