Last updated: 12/4/2023
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Here at UB, your dining experience is more than great food. Campus Dining is committed to providing clean, healthy, and diverse dining options designed to meet the evolving needs and expectations of our UB Community. We pride ourselves on delivering culinary expertise, fresh ingredients, nutritious options, and a shared sense of environmental and social responsibility.
We are proud of our dining program and we invite you to share your thoughts with any member of our management team. Now that you're here, welcome to all that we have to offer. We look forward to serving you!
The Mission of UB Campus Dining is to enhance the campus life experience by providing a variety of dining options and services designed to fit the 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.
Meals and Dining Points are stored on your UB Card so there is no need to carry cash. Unused meals from your meal plan do not carry over from week to week, so be sure to use your meals before the end of the week (weeks begin on Saturday and end on Friday). Limit of two meals per meal period and one per transaction.
Please visit myubcard.com/mealplans for the most up to date information.
The GET App
The GET App is a free download available at the App Store and Google Play. This app allows you to pay for meals, order through the app, add funds, check your balance and much more!
The GET App allows students to order and pay for meals directly through their mobile phone. Simply place your order at any of the following locations and wait by the mobile pick-up station.
Download is available on Google Play and the App Store.
- Sizzles at the Ellicott Food Court (EFC)
- Bravo Pasta & Breadbox at Pistachios
- Stackers at Union Marketplace & Eatery
- The Cellar at Governors
- Harriman Café at Harriman Hall
- Whispers Café at Abbott Hall Library
- Corner Café at Downtown Medical Campus
- 1846 Grill at One World Café in Norton & Capen Hall
- Main Street Market at Goodyear
One World Café
One World Café is a brand new retail dining facility that opened in Spring of 2022. Located between Capen and Norton Hall, this three-story, 53,500-square-foot facility features five international food platforms with a global array of authentic, international meals, snacks and drinks.
You can find more about it on our One World Café page.
Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact and change the world. We are committed to supporting the local community and preserving our resources. Here are a few ways our dining program is doing its part. For more information visit our Sustainability pages starting with Carboon Footprints.
Nutrition, Health & Wellness
UB Campus Dining & Shops offers a variety of well-balanced, healthy menu choices for all students, including those with special dietary needs. Over the years, changes to improve the health and well-being of students include:
- Increasing fruit, vegetables, whole grains and plant-based proteins
- Adding healthier snack & beverage options to vending machines
- Reducing sodium by modifying recipes, products & cooking techniques
- Providing quick access to nutrition & allergen information
Food Allergies & Special Dietary Needs
We are available to help guide students with food allergies and special dietary needs. For assistance, contact our Registered Dietitian to set up an appointment. Students may also speak with mangers, chefs and supervisors in any dining location.
Simple Kitchen is an access-controlled pantry at the Governors and Goodyear Dining Centers that offers food that is Free From™ wheat, gluten, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish. Students can safely prepare meals with ease in the kitchen at UB. For more information or access inside the kitchen, please contact our Registered Dietitian (P: 716.645.6445) or (E: Dietitian@buffalo.edu)
For more information, visit our Nutrition pages, starting with Nutrition at UB.
Campus Tees: Located in the Student Union on North Campus. Campus Tees is an official licensed apparel and merchandise provider at UB, offering apparel, merchandise and gifts.
The Elli: Located in the Ellicott Complex on North Campus. Full-size convenience store carries a variety of beverages, snacks microwavable meals, health and beauty items, school supplies, UB apparel and more.
Teddy's: Located in Roosevelt Hall in the Governors Complex on North Campus. This convenience store carries a variety of beverages, snacks and essential personal items.
Main Street Store: Located in Goodyear Dining Center on South Campus. Main Street Store carries a variety of beverages, snacks and essential personal necessities.
More Great Food Options
Campus Dining and Shops wants to provide a great experience to everyone on campus. Including special events, grab and go options, food trucks, kosher items, vending operations and another thing that will sound great! To view all available dining locations and hours of operation visit our Locations page.
NY Deli & Diner
Under the rabbinical supervision of Vaad, NY Deli & Diner offers Kosher food options. All food is prepared at the NY Deli & Diner, where a Mashgiach is always present and overseen by Rabbi Moshe Taub BVK, Hakasrus of Buffalo.
UB Snackin' - Vending Machines
A variety of vending machines can be found across campus that offer beverages, snacks, healthy options, frozen meals and desserts. The machines are equipped with card readers so you can use your Dining Points or Campus Cash.
Bulls on the Run - Grab & Go
We know how busy our Bulls can be, and that's why we have plenty of Grab & Go options available. Grab a quick snack, drink or meal when your schedule gets busy.
Be Part of the Team!
As UB's largest student employer, we offer a variety of positions in fun and diverse environments. Our goal is to help students gain work experience in jobs compatible with their academic schedules. Apply at ubdining.com/studentjobs.
Secret Shopper Program
The Secret Shopper Program is an essential tool to ensure we are providing a positive dining experience. Get paid to dine and tell us about your experiences. ubdining.com/secretshopper.
Student Advisory Committee
Students can serve on the Student Advisory Committee, and have a voice in decisions that affects the quality of student life. The committee meets once a month to provide suggestions, advice and feedback about dining facilities, programs and services. Selected participants receive a Dining Points stipend. Apply at ubdining.com/advisory.
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