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Coming in 2017: Our New Dining Commons!

Western New England University is proud to announce our new Dining Commons coming in fall 2017. 

This new center for dining and socializing with rise four stories in the heart of campus. The first floor will include a retail mall featuring Starbucks®, Jersey Mike’s®, a grill, and a bakery. The student dining room will feature an expanded menu of healthy options, as well as an enhanced organic, vegan, international, and allergen- and gluten-friendly menu. The Commons will also provided meeting and performance space. 

So, stay tuned, we can't wait to show you our "Big Reveal"!

Experience More Dining Options 

Say "goodbye" to cafeteria food, and "hello" to a full menu of dining experiences for resident and commuter students. Western New England University students enjoy a wide variety of dining options served up by ARAMARK, a leading provider of food service for colleges and universities, sports and entertainment arenas, and conference centers.

We're also rolling out new, convenient meal plan options that allow you to eat how you want, when you want. Between all access and block plans, and our new Bear Bucks system, you'll have easy access to dining options, and can even treat friends and family to a meal.

Real Food on Campus (RfoC) Residential Restaurant@ St. Germain Campus Center

Enjoy your all-you-care-to-eat meals here. You'll find an abundant variety of fresh foods prepared for you each day. Great exhibition cooking, authentic ethnic dishes, a culinary twist on old American favorites, and a variety of healthy options all combine to ensure that your dining experience in no way resembles eating in a cafeteria. Check out Food Services at the Campus Dish

Rather than the typical cafeteria lines, you will find a variety of individual stations including the following:

Produce Market
The salad bar is no longer just for starters—sometimes it's the whole meal. Select from a wide array of fresh-cut vegetables, dressings, and toppings to create your own salad.

The Italian Kitchen
In the mood for Italian food? No need to order out, we've got authentic New York-style pizza, calzones, sausage rolls, and pasta casseroles—all prepared with fresh ingredients and a touch of flair!

The Grille
In keeping with the latest restaurant trends, The Grille features lighter and healthier items to complement the No. 1 ranking hamburger. Philly-style sandwiches and fresh-cut fries with dipping sauces add some spice to the mix.

The Sandwich Shoppe
Looking for a meal on the go? Stop by the Sandwich Shoppe for over-stuffed sandwiches, freshly baked breads, flavored wraps, and Panini.

The Comfort Station
This modular station features traditional favorites like rotisserie chicken, roast turkey, cornbread, and five-cheese macaroni—just like home cooking!

POD and Starbucks®
Your convenience store is located in the center of student activity on the first floor of the Campus Center, right around the corner from The Rock Food Court. This location offers a wide array of snacks, candy, drinks, grocery, and housekeeping items for residents and other members of the college community. At Starbucks® you can enjoy fresh roasted coffees, espresso, lattes, blended Italian sodas, and upscale pastries and desserts. Fresh sandwiches, salads, and snacks are prepared daily.