Providing you with nutritious options is something your dining team proudly does every day. We help you select delicious, healthy and satisfying meals, snacks and desserts by highlighting well-balanced menu choices and providing nutritional information and tips to help you make choices that fit your needs.
TALK TO US ABOUT YOUR FOOD ALLERGIES!
We are passionate about serving students and take pride in sourcing wholesome ingredients, preparing delicious food, and providing accurate nutrition and allergen information. A team approach led by you, our educated consumer, is the best preparation for a safe school year free of allergic reactions. We want to meet one-on-one with all students with special dietary needs to ensure that your dining experience is safe, delicious, and social.
Students with special dietary needs can receive individual assistance from our Registered Dietitian, Ania Egan, MS, RD. Meetings from the Dietitian may include reviewing the resources currently in place, a tour of the dining facilities, and menu planning.
Arrangements can be made if the student's medical dietary needs are unable to be met with daily offerings. If you have a food allergy/special diet concern, please start by contacting Student Accessibility Services and our Registered Dietitian, Ania Egan, MS, RD, to discuss and set up reasonable dietary accommodations.
Food is personal, and we recognize that no two customers eat the same. Each have a wide variety of dietary, flavor, and cultural food preferences. We do our best to meet these expectations. That is why UVM Dining offers specialized services in addition to a wide variety of foods that cater to our customers' dietary needs and preferences. For those customers with food allergies, intolerance, or medical needs, we offer programs such as Simple Zone (formerly My Zone), Simple Servings, and our Mindful program. UVM Dining aims to provide a safe and enjoyable dining experience for everyone.
VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN OFFERINGS
We offer a variety of vegan and vegetarian options across campus to meet the needs of our customers. In our dining halls and many retail locations, vegetarian and vegan meals are labeled. Additionally, we have dedicated plant-based stations in three of our traditional dining halls (Harris Mills Dining, Central Campus Dining, and Redstone Unlimited).
A collection of healthy and flavorful recipes with an emphasis on the use of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Each Mindful meal contains:
- 600 calories for less
- 35% or less of total calories from fat
- 800mg or less of sodium
Learn more about our Mindful program!
Our nutrition signage and online menus list major allergens but do not provide full ingredient lists. If you have any questions about the ingredients in a dish, please ask to speak to a sous chef, and they can provide the recipe and/or ingredients list.
UVM Dining will provide the following accommodations to support students during Passover:
- Matzo, vegetarian Matzo ball soup, and Passover-friendly coconut macaroons will be available throughout the week in the dining halls and most retail locations, upon request from a sous chef or supervisor.
- Pre-package Passover-friendly meals will be available in the traditional dining halls upon request from a sous chef or supervisor. The meal will include certified kosher chicken, potato/winter squash, and a vegetable of the day. Please note these items are made in a regular kitchen, not a Passover or kosher-certified kitchen.
- Students may request sandwiches to be made on Matzo in the UVM Dining retail dining locations.
- For more detailed nutritional information of these items click here.
Please note the Kosher Kitchen at Redstone Dining will be closed the following dates: April 6, April 7 and April 17. If you have questions or need additional dietary accommodations, please contact our Registered Dietitian, Ania Egan, MS, RD.
In addition, UVM Dining, in collaboration with Hillel at UVM, provides kosher-style catering for Shabbat dinners and their annual Seder meal.
Certified halal chicken (Murray's) is available upon request in our traditional dining halls from a sous chef or supervisor. Please note that it is not prepared in a dedicated halal kitchen.
If students have questions or need additional dietary accommodations, they should contact the UVM Dining Registered Dietitian, Ania Egan, MS, RD.
If you are in your ResHall sick or injured and unable to go to a dining facility, you can authorize a friend to use your meal plan to pick up a meal for you by completing the Meal Plan Access Authorization Form. Meals can be picked up from the traditional dining halls (Central Campus, Harris Millis, and Redstone Dining), Northside Dining, The Marketplace, and the University Marche.
If you test positive with COVID while on campus, you may pick up a meal to-go either from retail or a traditional dining hall (using EcoWare) to bring back to your room or enjoy outside (there is on eating in the dining spaces). Masks must be worn at all times.