Vegan Dining

Vegan options on countertop

Vegan symbol - blue heart with V
Vegan Options on Campus

WMU Dining Services is committed to providing plant-based options to the campus community, in reflection of social, environmental and individual health. Look for the blue heart icon on the rotating daily menu which indicates the item does not contain animal products.

Micro-restaurants within the Valley Dining Center provide students with the option to customize their plate or bowl to fit their dietary lifestyle. 


Look for the blue heart icon on the daily menu items. In addition to these regular offerings: 
  • Plant-based sausage is offered once a week - check the online menu.
  • Plain Oatmeal with toppings — every day


Build your own Baked Pasta Bowl with noodles, vegetable toppings, plant-based meatballs, marinara sauce and Daiya Mozz shreds.  

The Nook

Continental Breakfast area — In addition to bread products, cereal, whole fruit, juice and coffee, find soy milk, almond milk and peanut butter.

Sweet Sensations

Look for the blue heart icon on the online menu and dessert labels — look for Ope's Cookies, vegan brownies, vegan lemon raspberry cheesecake and more. 


Build your own burrito or taco -- rice, beans, sauteed veggies, salsa and guacamole

Fresh Creations Deli Line

Customize your deli sandwich using "Cheddar-style" slices or hummus and an assortment of veggies.

Fresh Creations Salad Bar

Customize your own salad, with veggies and beans, and top with Asian sesame or Balsamic dressing, or oil and vinegar. Hummus with cut vegetables and pita bread is also available.

Blazin' Bronco

Build a vegan burger using an Ope's Veggie Patty and classic burger toppings, with a side of hot fries.

Pacific Plate 

Build your own rice stir-fry bowl with an assortment of vegetables, diced tofu and edamame beans, top with your choice of sauce.

Video of WMU Dining Vegan Options

Every day, Dining Centers also provide:

  • Flavored soy milk dispensers
  • Ope's vegan burgers
  • Margarine packets

Vegan Report Card

Annually, WMU Dining Services participates in the peta2 Vegan Report Card which includes the submission of a questionnaire and results in a rating based on the vegan choices offered on a daily basis. In Oct. 2018, WMU Dining Services received a "B" from peta2.

What other specific ways do you want to see vegan options in the Dining Center? Please email or call the Nutrition Specialist, Emily Hazel, RDN, at or (269) 387-4888.