Employment in WMU Dining Services

Student working at check in stand, now hiring sign in foreground

Work on campus with Dining Services!

  • Free meal before or after each shift you work!
  • Flexible hours — schedule your shifts around your classes and other activities
  • Convenient locations — options include Dining Centers, Grab'n Go and Campus Cafés
  • Work up to 20 hours each week
  • Meet people and make friends
  • Jumpstart your resume — build your customer service, team-building and leadership skills


student worker filling cups of fruit

Key reminders for student employees:

  • Attendance: Good attendance and timely arrival for your shifts is an important part of your job.
  • Uniforms: For food safety and good customer service, it is important that you follow the uniform guidelines and show up for work in your clean, uniform clothes.
  • Hours and Schedule: You may work up to 20 hours per week with Dining Services. You choose your shifts that work around your class schedule and other activities.
  • Communication: If you're unable to make it to your shift on time or at all, it is important that you call your manager. Also, remember to check your WMU email regularly!

Upon hiring

Please complete the I-9 form which verifies your identity and provides employment authorization. Present original documents to Human Resources to complete Section 2 of the I-9 form. Commonly used documents include:

  • Passport
  • Original U.S. Social Security Card and driver's license

View the list of accepted documents on the Human Resources website, Form I-9.

Hired students are responsible for a variety of responsibilities within the foodservice location and should understand the Dining Services policies and procedures for quality and safe meal service listed on the student employment page.