Summer Dining

NDSU Dining can meet all your conference dining needs, from elegant and memorable catered experiences to delicious and nutritionally balanced dining center meals.

West Dining Center

The fully renovated West Dining Center (WDC) serves thousands of visitors throughout the summer.

West Dining Center’s food stations offer a variety menu items, from homestyle classics to international cuisine. Although the entire facility is peanut and tree-nut free, the WDC also features a "Clean Eats" station which provides menu items free of the top eight allergens. All meals are served buffet style by a Dining team member.

West Dining Center’s summer hours and menus are determined by our conference groups. If capacity allows, other guests, students, faculty and staff are welcome to join our conference guests while meals are being served.

Menus and hours can be found using the NDSU Dining App or by visiting the Dining website.

NDSU Catering

NDSU Catering can turn your meal into an unforgettable experience. As the exclusive provider to the NDSU campus, catering is available for any occasion, location or budget.

Served fine dining experiences, picnics, box lunches or snacks are just some of the options available. 

Catering Menu

Other Summer Meal Options

If you're looking for a quick bite or a hand-crafted cup of coffee, the Memorial Union has a variety of options to satisfy your cravings.

Our new Caribou Coffee, located on the main level, has delicious hot and cold beverages, plus a variety of snacks and lunch items.

The NDSU Food Court, located on the lower level, offers four unique eateries including:

1.    Twisted Taco: A bold fusion of Tex-Mex flavors and a unique twist on Mexican cuisine.  

2.    Hoagie Hut: Soups, subs, salads and more... using only the freshest ingredients! 

3.    Pizza Express: All of your favorite pizzas, plus daily specialty pizzas, calzones, garlic cheese bread and bread sticks.

4.    Burgers @ the U: A variety of mouth-watering sandwich and burger options. 

Caribou Coffee

Food Court


Dietary Accommodations

NDSU Dining’s extensive selection and variety of food choices allows for the accommodation of vegetarian, vegan, and lactose-intolerant guests. Contact the sponsor of your conference if you have any other medically prescribed dietary requirements. Please allow NDSU a minimum of a three week notice to process and research options for dietary accommodations.

West Dining Center also offers a menu free from the top 8 allergens, making special dietary request simple for guests and conference organizers.

For additional dietary accommodation information, please visit the Dining website.

COVID-19 Precautions

NDSU Dining is diligently monitoring reports from the ND Department of Public Health and the CDC for updates or changes in recommended guidelines. They have been, and will continue to be, proactive in their approach to keep facilities clean, sanitized and disinfected. Visit the Dining website to learn about updated guidelines or processes in their facilities.

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