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.
- 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.
Continental Breakfast area — In addition to bread products, cereal, whole fruit, juice and coffee, find soy milk, almond milk and peanut butter.
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.
Build a vegan burger using an Ope's Veggie Patty and classic burger toppings, with a side of hot fries.
Build your own rice stir-fry bowl with an assortment of vegetables, diced tofu and edamame beans, top with your choice of sauce.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (269) 387-4888.