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Have special dietary needs? We cater to many different eating needs and styles. All foods on our menus are labeled with commonly-requested special dietary needs and common allergens. With our online menus and nutrition kiosks, you can filter our menus based on your dietary preferences.
Do you have questions about nutrition? Do you have special dietary needs? University Housing and Dining Services' registered dietitian, Tara Sanders, can assist you with special dietary considerations including food allergies and nutrition education. Additionally, nutrition counseling services are available with OSU Student Health Services.
All foods on our menu are labeled with commonly-requested special dietary needs (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free friendly, and halal). Additionally, we label for common allergens in our online menus and in-person nutrition kiosks. Visit the touch-screen kiosk in any dining center or browse our online menus and filter for allergens or dietary preferences.
UHDS is committed to identifying ingredients that may cause reactions for those with food allergies and intolerances and trains employees on safe handling procedures to minimize risk; however, because foods are prepared in a commercial kitchen, there is always some risk of cross contact of allergens and gluten.
Consumers should also be aware of the risk that manufacturers of the commercial foods OSU uses may change the formulation of ingredients or substitute other ingredients at any time, without notice.
All UHDS dining centers serve Make Cents meals designed to help you budget your money as well as provide your body with healthy, great-tasting food. All Make Cents plates are based off of healthy grains, and include a fruit or vegetable and a protein. For 2019-20, all Make Cents meals are priced at $4.50 or less. Residents using their meal plan receive an additional 20 percent discount.
Better Bites menu items are items that have better nutrition and are better for your health. Find out what nutritional criteria determine whether food qualifies as a Better Bites item. Look for the Better Bites icon on menus in our dining centers, or filter for Better Bites when browsing online menus or using an in-person nutrition kiosk at dining centers.
University Housing & Dining Services is committed to sustainable food sourcing and offers a growing number of locally grown and produced food as well as organic options.
Students interested in nutrition can learn more at via these organizations, which are not created by or affiliated with University Housing & Dining Services.