Student eating at VDC

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

    Café 1903 and Henry Grab'n Go provide safe and secure carryout meals.


  • Valley Dining Center


    Late-night options available at the Valley Dining Center from 8 to 10 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 at 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


    Engineering students can utilize their meal plan at Parkview Café.

    Meal exchange

Payment Options

WMU Dining locations accept the following types of payment:

  • Meal plans for on campus residence hall students.
  • Commuter meal plans for off campus students and WMU Apartment residents. 
  • 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

    Dining Services enforces the following safety protocols:

    • Daily health screening of all employees
    • All employees and guests are required to wear appropriate face masks in all dining locations, unless seated and eating
    • In-person dining areas set up to allow 6' distancing between tables and a reduction of 50% of seating from established seating plan
    • Mid-afternoon closure for enhanced disinfection procedures (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
    • Grab'n Go option serves lunch, snack and dinner (open during the disinfection closure for dining centers)
    • Enhanced and frequent cleaning and disinfection procedures throughout serving hours
    • Serving or plating all choices (eliminating buffet style and self-service stations)
    • Occupancy limits and reduced seating capacity to account for physical distancing
    • Additional barriers (like plexiglass) have been added to improve breath protection throughout dining centers
    • Traffic flow patterns are implemented in dining spaces
    • Online ordering and delivery of meals for ill students residing on campus