University Dining Services

Dining Services

Dining at Western is a campus wide experience supporting active healthy lifestyles, sustainability, social responsibility and community development. We understand the importance of a healthy diet, and we strive to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors through nutritious and satisfying fare.

Edens Hall 109 | 360-650-2970 |

For important dining dates and deadlines, visit Housing Calendar.

Campus Dish

Whether you are looking for a place to eat, curious about health and wellness, or in search of a job with Dining Services, Campus Dish has you covered.

Meal Plans

Meal plans are required for students living in residence halls and optional for apartment living and off-campus boarders.

Change Your Required Meal Plan

You can make changes to your meal plan through Meal Manager in MyHousing Monday - Friday between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please note: The deadline to reduce your meal plan is 4:30 p.m. the second Friday after of each quarter. You can increase your meal plan at any point during the quarter.

Cancel Your Optional Meal Plan

If you are an apartment resident or off-campus boarder, you can cancel your optional meal plan by emailing

Financial Information

For financial information, view Room and Board Rates.

Residential Dining Commons

Your meal plan gives you access to any of the three all-you-care-to-eat dining halls across campus. Try a location across campus, or eat at the commons closest to your home.

  • Viking Commons (North Campus)
  • Ridgeway Commons (The Ridge)
  • Fairhaven Commons (South Campus)

Note: you don't have to be a resident to enjoy our dining commons!

Campus Cafés and Markets

Choose from a full range of retail dining locations to suit your taste, budget and schedule. All cafés and markets on campus accept Dining Dollars, Viking Dollars, cash and credit cards.