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Food Service (Sodexo)

Food Service (Sodexo Campus Services)

Alumni College Center Room: 105

Sodexo Campus Services operates the College’s food outlets. Our dining programs are geared toward the preferences and lifestyles of today’s student. These programs are designed to promote the mission of the institution, our commitment to improving quality of life spans and the entire campus dining experience.

In addition to meal plans designed for both Residence Hall students and commuters, there are several places on campus to purchase a quick meal. Whether it is a quick breakfast, lunch, or cup of coffee, Sodexo dining services provide its customers with variety of services. Vending machines are also available on both campuses allowing students to have a grab and go option during busy schedule times. To learn more about our dining services, visit

Meal Plans

  • Residence Hall students are required to purchase one of the meal plans listed on the Room and Board Agreement including: Platinum (19 meals), Gold (14 meals), Silver (10 meals) or Bronze (10 meals) per week. the Bronze meal plan is limited to 50 participants. The Meal Plan Agreement is listed in its entirety on page 4 of the Room and Board Agreement.
  • Each Plan includes a varying amount of Hawk Dollars.
  • Hawk Dollars are monies placed into an account accessed with an I.D. card, which is used like a debit card for purchasing food in any of the retail locations on campus. Additional Hawk Dollars can be added at any time during the semester.
  • The Bronze plan is 10 meals per week, but with no Hawk Dollars. We encourage all students who select this meal plan to evaluate their daily meal usage before selecting this plan. We do not recommend this plan for students who do not plan on going home every weekend.
  • All plans except Bronze have a “plus” option, which allows for any amount of Hawk Dollars at the beginning of each semester.
  • Commuter students may purchase plans offering 30, 45 or 60 meals throughout a semester plus an allotted amount of Hawk Dollars. There is two “Hawk only” commuter meal plans available. Meal plans may be purchased with financial aid.

Commuter students have the following options for a meal or quick snack:
MV Commons Snack Bar:
Tres Habañeros- offers up a delicious selection of tacos, burritos, nachos, and burrito bowls. Customize them with your favorite toppings and add a little extra spice to your life.  Enjoy this new dining destination located in The Snack Bar.  Meal plan holders – enjoy the benefits of saving time and money with your Hawk Dollars!

The Pizza Spot- Our new and improved Pizza Spot is a place student’s miss from back home, or the “mom and pop” shop they’ve discovered just a few blocks off campus. It is nothing fancy - just the best place to find some serious homemade, hand tossed pizza from fresh, quality ingredients.

NEW Oodles -Made to order, made to satisfy! Pick the perfect noodles. Choose from a selection of fresh, colorful vegetables. Add lean pork, chicken, shrimp, or tofu and finish with a flavorful Asian sauce or broth and toppings. It all adds up to a bowl bursting with nutrients and just 550 calories or less.

Sammie’s Deli- is a fantastic location to create your own sandwich or sub with a variety of meats, cheeses, breads and toppings. Sammie’s has signature soups and sandwiches daily and the countless options will provide endless opportunity.

Resident Dining Hall- is open to residents, commuters and faculty/staff. Serving up your favorites like home-style meals, full service deli, grill, homemade pizza, fresh salad bar, desserts, beverages and much more.

NOTE: Commuter Plans roll over from the Fall to Spring semesters, but DO NOT roll over from Spring to Fall semester. Resident Meal Plan week runs from Friday to Thursday.
Sick trays are available to meal plan participants. If a student is unable to make it to the Resident Dining Hall due to illness, a friend may bring a sick tray to their room if they have a signed sick tray card and their Student I.D. card. Residents can obtain sick tray passes from the College nurse or from a Resident Director in Bellamy Hall Office.
Mindful by Sodexo is making the healthy choice the easy choice by providing menu items that balance nutrition and indulgent flavors. With these menu items, you won’t feel like you’re sacrificing flavor or taste. Look for the following nutrition icons on the foods being served on your campus to help you meet your dietary needs or desires.
  • (V) Vegan offerings contain no meat, fish, eggs, milk or other animal-derived products such as honey. Look for the menu icon to find vegan items daily.

  • (VG) Vegetarian Menu items with the vegetarian icon do not contain meat, fish or poultry, or meat products (i.e. soup bases). Our vegetarian offerings meet the needs of lacto-ovo vegetarians, and may include eggs and/or dairy products. Vegan items are also offered for those vegetarians who avoid all animal products.
  • (L) Local- We work closely with local produce distributors to maximize the fruits and vegetables purchased from local farms. We also purchase from local dairies, and participate in farm to school initiatives.

  • (O) Organic food is produced by farmers, who focus on using renewable resources and conserving soil and water to preserve the environment for future generations. Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from antibiotic-free and hormone-free animals.

  • (GF) Gluten Free Gluten-free diets are necessary for individuals who are unable to digest a protein called gluten found in wheat, rye, barley, and possibly oats. Gluten intolerance or inability to digest gluten–is commonly referred to as celiac disease, or gluten sensitive enteropathy. Individuals who have gluten intolerance suffer damage to their intestines when they eat foods that contain gluten. Sodexo keeps all gluten free products in its own separate pantry and labeled accordingly.
If you need additional assistance finding the right types of foods for you, please reach out to your Sodexo manager or chef.

Mo Money-Similar to Hawk Dollars, Mo Money is an all in one debit card account which works with your ID card. When you’re hungry stop by one of the locations, swipe your card and you're on your way. No searching for change or worrying about where you left your wallet. Unlike Hawk Dollars it isn't tax exempt, so it's just an easier way for our faculty, staff and students without meal plans to purchase their morning coffee, or to come in for lunch. No need to fumble with loose change before you've had your morning cup.

Dining Policies & Procedures:
One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:

  •  Please bus your plates and disposables from your table when you have finished dining.
  •  Please refrain from taking food, dishes or utensils from the dining area.
  •  Remember that Meal Cards are non-transferable. Meal Cards cannot be used by anyone but the purchaser.
  •  Book bags are not allowed in the Dining Hall. Please return them to your room or place them in the lockers provided at the entrance. Sodexo is not responsible for lost or stolen book bags.
  •  ID cards are required to enter the Dining Hall. Students without an ID card will be asked to pay for their meal.
  •  Please refrain from foul and abusive language or disruptive behavior while in the dining hall.
  •  Help keep the dining room clean by refraining from throwing food or any other objects while in the dining hall.
  •  Failure to comply with the above policies will result in disciplinary action.