Dining Services

Meal Plans

Check out our various meal plan options and learn where and when they can be used.


BoomerMeals are similar to a debit account and are added to your account each semester and redeemed with your BearPass card.

Dining Center Locations


Located between the Blair and Shannon towers, Blair-Shannon Dining Center is the University's oldest and busiest dining center. It features food like fajitas and stir-fry prepared or finished in full view of guests. They also have an assortment of delicious selections from the pizza, pasta, hamburger, hot dog, and deli sandwich bars.


Physically connected to Hammons and Hutchens Houses is Garst Dining Center. With an extensive number of menu items available, you will be sure to find something to suit your fancy. Open daily, Garst has an omelet bar open during breakfast, and for lunch and dinner, they maintain salad, sandwich, hamburger, pizza, and pasta bars.


The Kentwood Dining Center is located in Kentwood Hall, a luxury hotel converted into a residence hall, near Springfield's downtown. It offers a quiet, comfortable dining experience. While it doesn't offer the numerous options of the other dining centers, it has delicious and unique offerings that won't be found elsewhere.

After Hours Dining

Offered from 9-11 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, this fourth dining option is very popular with residents, as it provides a good study break and an opportunity for students to collaborate on group projects!

Visit Dining Services

Visit the primary dining services web site for even more information including online menus!