The University of Central Missouri 2013-2014 DINING GUIDE
Welcome to campus dining at Central. We feature a wide variety of fresh food that tastes great, along with meal plan choices to fit everyone's lifestyle, and an array of dining outlets to satisfy everyone's appetite.
On the Lite Side
We realize that today's students care about what they eat and are more informed on nutrition than ever before. That's why we provide nutritional information so that students can make healthy choices. We accommodate different kinds of diets such as low fat and vegetarian, as well as special dietary needs. We make eating healthy easy with choices that not only taste good, but are good for you too!
We've put together a showcase of food choices to rival your favorite restaurants in our resident dining halls, Ellis and Westside Market. We guarantee you'll find whatever you've got a taste for.
- Fresh Fruits and Salads
- Delicious, Hot, Home-style Entrees
- Tempting International Cuisine
- Freshly Baked Pizza and Pasta
- Ice Cream and Tasty Desserts
- New Creations from our Chef Just For You
- Charbroiled Burgers off the Grill and Fries
- Design your own Deli Style Meal
Plus a whole lot more. You will enjoy unlimited selections prepared and served especially for you.
A la Carte
One of the many highlights of the University Union is the wide array of retail dining outlets. Start your day off with a delicious coffee, cappuccino, or latte and a pastry from Jazzman's Café. In the Central Courte you'll find all your favorites ranging from fast food to international cuisine at Pizza Hut®, Taco Bell®, Burger King®, Sub-Connection®, and Southern Tsunami®. Or enjoy a great chicken sandwich at Chick-fil-A® and if you don't have time to go to the store visit the Smart Market™ to pick up that last minute item, both located in the Union Bowling Center. For a fresh baked bagel and Darn Good Coffee® visit Einstein Bros. Bagels® located in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
All students residing on a First-Year Floor must choose one of the following three meal plans:
With our First Year Student meal plans, you enjoy unlimited selections from our nutritious, great tasting foods, plus those extra sodas, second desserts, with a make your own salad and deli bar thrown in too.
Plan 1: The Access Plan
The Access Plan offers unlimited access to dining in our resident dining halls, Ellis and Westside Market. We're open from breakfast through dinner and have late night service too. Come in for a meal, a snack, or just to enjoy a cup of coffee or a soda. This is our most economical plan, perfect for a healthy snacker or someone with a hearty appetite. Big appetite - small appetite - somewhere in between - this is a great value for you. Add even more flexibility by depositing a few dollars in a dining service spending account.
Plan 2: The 180 Meals / $65 Plan
This plan offers flexibility, convenience, and value. Participants receive a guaranteed 180 meals for the semester (an average of 12 meals per week), in Ellis or Westside Market and $65 in a dining service spending account for snacks in our "A la Carte" locations.
Plan 3: The 150 Meals / $150 Plan
This meal gives you a guaranteed 150 meals for the semester in Ellis or Westside Market (an average of 8 meals per week). Use the dining service spending account for missed meals or snacks in the "A la Carte" areas. Ideal for those with weekend activities.
Plan 4: The 120 Meals / $375 Plan
This meal gives you a guaranteed 120 meals for the semester in Ellis or Westside Market (an average of 7 meals per week). Use the dining service spending account for missed meals or snacks in the "A la Carte" areas. Ideal for those with weekend activities.
Plan 5: The 90 Meals / $590 Plan
This meal gives you a guaranteed 90 meals for the semester in Ellis or Westside Market (an average of 5 meals per week). Use the dining service spending account for missed meals or snacks in the "A la Carte" areas. Ideal for those with weekend activities.
Optional Additional Meals and Dining Dollars
Additional dining service spending dollars: Increments of $25 only.
Additional meals: Increments of 10 meals at $80 per increment.
Dining Services Spending Account
A spending account is a convenient way to buy meals or snacks in any of our on campus dining locations or have your favorites delivered or dine-in at participating restaurants. Money may be added to any plan at any time in increments of $25.