Food

A variety of food options is available at the International Congress on Medieval Studies on the campus of Western Michigan University and beyond. 

Student Center Dining

The Student Center is located on Main Campus across from Sangren Hall. Student Center Dining, on the third floor, offers all you care to eat meals with a variety of fresh food options in a restaurant-style environment. Hosts and hostesses are available to provide help; just ask a cashier for assistance.

Meal tickets

Advance meal tickets (purchased through Congress registration) can be used for any meal served in Student Center Dining during the 59th Congress.

Prices for meals purchased on-site are:

  • Breakfast: $14.00
  • Lunch: $17.50
  • Dinner: $19.50

Mealtimes

  • Breakfast (Thursday–Saturday): 7 – 9 a.m.
  • Lunch (Thursday–Saturday): 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Dinner (Wednesday–Saturday): 5 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Brunch (Sunday): 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fireside Station at Student Center Dining

 

Other Options on Campus

  • Bookmark Cafe

    Located in Waldo Library, offering grab-n-go sandwiches, salads, Jet’s Pizza, sushi, fruit, chips, beverages, snacks and candy.

    Hours:

    • Thursday – Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Flossie's Cafe

    Located on the second floor of Sangren Hall, offering grab-n-go sandwiches, salads, Jet’s Pizza, sushi, fruit, chips, beverages, snacks and candy.

    Hours:

    • Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Friday- Saturday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Fuego Verde

    Located on the first floor of the Student Center, Fuego Verde offers customers the option to craft your own taco, burrito or bowl from freshly grilled and zesty ingredients.

    Hours:

    • Thursday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Mi Pi

    Located on the first floor of the Student Center, Mi Pi offers customers the option to build an artisan pizza from a selection of bold and classic Italian flavors, crisply fired in a state-of-the-art hearthstone oven.

    Hours:

    • Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Thursday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Re Fresh Market

    Located on the first floor of the Student Center, Re Fresh offers sandwiches, salads, soup, sushi, fruit, bagels, muffins, chips, beverages, snacks, and candy. Health and beauty items and sundries are also available.

    Hours:

    • Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Thursday – Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Starbucks Cafe

    Located on the first floor of the Student Center, Starbucks offers an assortment of coffee, teas, specialty beverages, and food.

    Hours:

    • Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Thursday – Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Cash bars will be set up throughout the Student Center on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The Student Center pub will remain open until 1:00 a.m. on Saturday for the dance.

Area Restaurants

Information about Kalamazoo area restaurants, some within walking distance of Congress locations, are available at on-campus registration and at the Discover Kalamazoo table in the Student Center. Congress weekend tends to be high school prom weekend, so advance reservations are strongly encouraged.

For Shabbat/Kosher meals, contact Chabad: +1 (269) 903-7916