Student sitting in Valley Dining Center with delicious plate of food

Dining Options

WMU students have a variety of fresh, flavorful, healthy, and comfort items to choose from on campus. Students may use their meal plan to access food in the following ways, based on their schedule and preferences.

  • Valley Dining Center

    Valley Dining Center

    Dine-in options are available at Valley Dining Center, 7 days a week.

    More information

  • Grab'n Go Meal

    Grab'n Go

    Henry Grab'n Go provides safe and secure carryout meals.


  • Valley Dining Center


    Carryout available at Café 1903 and Market (ground floor of VDC) from 8 to 10:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday.

    Late-night options

  • students sitting at a table at Flossie's

    Campus Cafés

    Students can use Dining Dollars from their meal plan, cash or credit at the Campus Cafés.


  • Carryout meal option


    Order a sandwich meal for pick up in the morning or afternoon from the dining center.

    Order online

  • Parkview meal option

    Meal Exchange

    Students can utilize their meal swipes at Parkview Café and at Bistro BTL.

    Learn more

Payment Options

WMU Dining locations accept the following types of payment:

  • Meal plans for students living in the residence halls, WMU Apartments or off-campus.
  • Dining Dollars for use at Campus Cafés or for guest meals in residence hall dining centers.
  • Pay at the door guest meal rates are for single meal purchases in dining centers.

Staff and faculty are eligible for the Faculty/Staff Dining Dollars meal discount.

  • Accommodations for Ill Students

    WMU Dining Services is committed to providing appropriate meal accommodations to students who live in a Residence Hall on main campus who get sick due to COVID-19 or other serious illnesses throughout the semester.
    More information

  • Safety Protocols

    The dining experience is designed to protect the well-being and safety of all while providing nutritious and delicious food with the opportunity to socialize safely.

    • Occupancy: The VDC can accommodate full seating capacity, although occupancy sensors will be used to monitor capacity. The occupancy rate can be viewed here.
    • Plexiglas barriers are in place for additional protection against droplet transmission.
    • Cleaning and disinfection procedures are conducted frequently throughout the day on surfaces and other high touch point areas using EPA-registered disinfectant proven effective at killing the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
  • Dining Services Expectations
    1. Meal plan swipes may be used for the cardholder only; do not transfer your Bronco Card to another person. You may bring others into the dining location with you by using Dining Dollars, Guest Passes, cash or credit/debit to purchase a meal at the door for your guest.
    2. Meal plans are purchased for the semester or session – unused meal swipes will not roll over to another semester or session.
    3. Students may change their meal plan one time each semester during the meal plan change period.
    4. Dining Centers provide dine-in options, please do not remove food from the dining centers to eat later. Grab'n Go locations may be used to get food to-go.
    5. In accordance with WMU’s Animals on Campus Policy, Service Animals that are providing an individual with a service are allowed in Dining locations. Emotional Support Animals are not allowed in Dining locations.
    6. University health screening protocols will be followed in all Dining locations, which may require all students to wear masks during high rates of transmission, or require unvaccinated students to wear a face mask and to complete a health screening daily.