Summer Camps and Conferences


Group Dining Information

All camp and conference programs residing in university residence facilities are required to participate fully in the meal service program provided for the duration of their stay.  Non-residential programs are also welcome to utilize dining services.

Conference Meal Plan

The Summer Conference Meal Plan applies to groups staying in a university residence hall and/or utilizing consecutive meals for all members of their group.

Meal Cards

All participants on the Conference Meal Plan will be issued a meal card.  This meal card is required to gain admission into the dining room for each meal.  Electronic meal cards are issued to specific individuals and are not transferable to others. 

A la carte Meal Tickets

A la carte meal tickets are available for commuter/non-residential participants, staff, or guests.  A la carte meal tickets will be invoiced to the group, not to individuals.  The group will be invoiced the a la carte meal rates for the actual number of a la carte tickets used.

Summer Hours of Operation 

  • Breakfast 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM 
  • Lunch 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 
  • Dinner 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

For larger groups, meal times may be negotiated with Conference and Event Services.

Dining Room Expectations

Common courtesy and respect is expected of all dining room guests.  Chaperones/staff are required to be in the dining room whenever participants are present.  Guests are asked not to move the furniture in the dining room.  Guests must take all dishes to the dish return line upon completion of their meal.  Food, beverages, and/or dishes are not permitted to be carried out of the dining room.  Appropriate apparel is required within the dining room.  Shoes are required.  Clothing must be worn over sports bras and swimsuits.  Bags, balls, and personal drink bottles are not permitted in the dining room.

Guaranteed Count and Payment Terms

A guaranteed count for food service is required seven (7) days prior to the camp or conference start date.  Groups will be billed for the guaranteed count, or the actual number of participants and staff that check in, whichever is higher.  For additional payment terms, please refer to your Facility and Service Agreement.

Dining Guidelines

Review the full list of summer dining guidelines.


Catering services are available through our approved vendor.  Please email to make catering arrangements.

Contact Us

Conference and Event Services
Division of Student Affairs
170 University Center
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