The Faculty Student Association Inc. (dba Campus Dining and Shops) is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that contracts with the University at Buffalo to provide a variety of services, including dining, catering, concessions and convenience stores. The FSA has no state support and is responsible for generating revenue to support its services and fund major capital improvements. The FSA is governed by a 12-member board that includes at-large directors, students, faculty and staff.

Mission Statement

Our primary purpose is to offer a variety of high quality, high value, and innovative dining options designed to fit the varied lifestyles and nutritional needs of the University community. Serving foods from local growers, striving to achieve sustainability, and expanding the availability of dining choices are ways that we enrich the dining experience. We challenge our experienced and knowledgeable employees daily to provide exemplary customer service.

Campus Dining & Shops is a multi-unit company employing over 1300 people. In addition to providing the University’s dining services, CDS also serves the UB community through management of the UB Card Office, Campus Catering, Retail and Convenience Stores, and Vending.

In our day-to-day operations we rely on inherent core values: quality items, value prices, environmentally friendly settings, ethical treatment of all, and conducting all phases of our business with integrity.

Main Office

Richmond Quad, Suite 126
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14261-0050
Tel: (716) 645-2521
Fax: (716) 645-3990

Executive Director: Eric Blackledge

Card Office

(North Campus)

1 Capen
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 142618
Tel: (716) 645-6344
Fax: (716) 645-3948

Manager: Martha Nelson

Card Office

(South Campus)

1 Diefendorf, Room 114
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 142154
Tel: (716) 829-3682
Fax: (716) 829-2888

Manager: Martha Nelson