Dining Services

Western has invited Porter Khouw Consulting to campus to gather input from our community on preferred dining options to consider in developing and planning future campus dining services. Along with Porter Khouw Consulting, our WWU community and collaboration with campus partners ensures broad…

With the closure of Western’s campus came a myriad of challenges and problems for the campus community.  

One major issue that affects nearly one-fourth of Western students is food insecurity, according to the 2017 WELS Second Year Survey results. A pop-up…

Western Washington University Dining Services Fall Farm to Fork meal will be Wednesday October 24th

Featuring a Local & Sustainable Menu


Fairhaven & Ridgeway Commons



Viking Commons


The Whatcom County Health Department has recognized 42 local eateries for excellence in safe food handling with its 2013 Silver Platter Awards.

The award is given to dining establishments that achieve outstanding scores during routine food safety inspections throughout the year. Less than…

The winter quarter Farm to Fork Sustainability Dinner will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

The dinner, put on by Western's Dining Services, will be held in Viking Commons, Ridgeway Commons and Fairhaven Commons. The menu will be posted on Dining Services' Facebook…

Whatcom County farmers and school district food service directors showed off their farms, production facilities and kitchens to one another Tuesday, Oct. 22, as part of a mobile workshop designed to foster partnerships that could bring more local produce to school cafeterias.

Each time a student enjoys a latte, tea or other hot beverage on campus, they are confronted with a choice: to use a single-use disposable cup or a reusable mug.
A student–designed pilot program, Project MUG, aims to prevent waste generated by single-use cups by offering reusable mugs to…

During the winter break, dining options will be reduced from normal on campus.

From Dec. 17 to 21, the VU Café will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the VU Market, including Subway, will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

From Dec. 24 to Jan. 6, the …

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