Having a meal plan is way more than just eating delicious food. You don’t have to spend time cooking and cleaning, which means you have more time for friends, studying, going to events, and getting involved. And Flex dollars, Cat Cash, and transferability offer flexibility for where you choose to eat on campus. We are confident that there is a meal plan that fits your style!
Student Center Dining Hall
Located in the upper level of the Kanter Student Center, our dining hall serves fresh food and healthy options - all you care to eat - in a continuous dining setting. This means you can eat between standard meal periods, allowing greater flexibility for meals. Concepts include 500 Degrees, Flame, Homestyle, Nook, Fresh 52, Carved & Crafted, Rooted, and G8.
Monday - Friday
Breakfast: 7:15 - 10:50 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 3:59 p.m.
Dinner (Monday - Thursday): 4 - 9 p.m.
Dinner (Friday): 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
Brunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 7 p.m.
This retail venue located in the lower level of the Kanter Student Center offers the made-to-order concepts of Student Choice winner Smoked BBQ + Melt Lab, Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Shop, Build Pizza, and We Proudly Serve Starbucks. It also features Grab Goodness convenience meal items and C-Store retail items.
Monday to Thursday: 7:15 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 7:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Einstein Bros. Bagels is located on the main level of the U.S. Conn Library, serving freshly baked bagels, breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, and more. This location also features high quality coffee, smoothies, signature espresso drinks, and more.
Sunday: 7 - 11 p.m.
Monday to Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Daily menus are designed to provide healthy meals through enhanced menu development. We also provide educational wellness tools to assist with healthy lifestyle dining options and through various social media outlets and campus-specific technologies, we provide instant access to various nutrition information.
Wayne State dining offers menu innovations in the Main Dining Hall and Cat’s Corner that provide exciting seasonal promotions, new product introductions, limited-time offers, and changes to daily menus. These menu innovations enhance variety and freshness, as well as provide opportunities to try new and exciting foods through the introduction of SuperFoods and having featured specials such as Regional Mashup, Back to the Future, and Down the Boardwalk! Seasonal promotions have included St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Dinner specials.
If you have special dietary needs or any food allergies please contact us. The G8 station in the Main Dining Hall is unique in that it is intended to provide menu options that are prepared without the eight major allergen containing ingredients or gluten. While it is geared to provide those with special dietary needs and food allergens great options, it doesn’t mean you have to have those needs to enjoy the great food prepared there! Wayne State College has a registered dietician on campus once a month that works directly with students and the Wayne State Dining Services chef to set up a program that meets your special dietary needs. If you have already met with a doctor or dietician, bring your doctor’s requests to the main dining center office, and we will do our absolute best to provide a program that meets your requirements.
Also check out our dining website, where you can find menus for each dining location across campus, including full nutrition information and ingredients list.
Coming soon to our Dine On Campus site: If you have food allergies, intolerances, and/or sensitivities, create an Allergen ID on our site or on the app. This will create a digital ID card that can be printed or uploaded to your smartphone wallet. Use your Allergen ID card to privately inform our staff of your dietary needs.
A sack lunch program is available for students with conflicting class schedules, those employed during meal periods, and those embarking on clinical practice (student teaching). Arrangements for sack lunches are made in the main dining center office located in the back of the dining hall. For your convenience, meals can also be pre-orderd and picked up using the BOOST mobile app.
All dining locations accept cash and credit or debit cards. Students with meal plans are also allowed to purchase an accompanying visitor/guest’s meal through their meal plan's Flex Dollar account, and those students on a block meal plan may use a meal swipe for an accompanying visitor/guest. Main Dining Hall meal pricing is:
- Breakfast: $7
- Lunch: $9.60
- Dinner: $10.15
- Brunch (Saturday and Sunday): $9.60
View Menus with Dine on Campus
For real-time menus, events, and specials, download the Dine on Campus App, available through the App Store and Google Play. This real-time menu information is also available via the dining kiosk located in the main dining center and online.
Pre-Order Meals with Boost
Pre-order meals and pay using your credit/debit card or flex dollar account! Just pull out your phone, get the app from the App store, select Wayne State College, pick your food craving, and choose a pickup time that works best for you!
Whether planning a simple breakfast, an upscale executive luncheon, wedding reception, or a club meeting – any function can be catered. We are happy to provide you with our online ordering system, CaterTrax, to make ordering for your event as easy as possible. We will be happy to assist you at any time with placing your food and beverage orders or simply walking you through the online ordering process. You can choose from the featured menus or contact us to customize your event. We’ve even created a special no-frills menu for on-campus student groups to help you watch your budget. To order, visit www.waynestate.catertrax.com.
Director of Dining Services Shawn Lynn: 402-375-7418
Associate Director of Dining Services Mary French: 402-375-7091
Director of Retail Services Kevin Maly: 402-375-7091
Chef David Landkamer: 402-375-7093
Catering Manager Pam VanderVeen: 402-375-7418
Wayne State Dining Services Main Office: 402-375-7418 or 402-375-3675
Wayne State Dining Services is always on the lookout for hardworking, dedicated associates. Student associate positions are available for resident dining, retail dining, catering, internships, and more. We are a global company with career opportunities worldwide! Please visit the Wayne State Dining Services Retail Office - Room 17, located in the lower level of the Kanter Student Center to inquire further.
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