Eat Well

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Whether you want a cheeseburger and fries or your favorite meals from back home, you’ll find something for every appetite here at UB.

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Places to Eat on Campus

Campus-Wide

You’re always close to a great meal, with dining locations throughout North and South Campus. Here, you'll enjoy one of the top-ranked food service programs in SUNY.

In Your Residence Hall

All-you-can-eat dining halls are conveniently located in every residence hall complex and are open to all students. From global cuisine to locally grown veggies, you’ll find it right here.

The Commons

At UB's campus shopping mall, you'll find restaurants serving food from around the world, a popular Starbucks, and an outdoor seating area with a relaxing garden and water fountain.

Campus Shops

Whether you’re in-between classes or just ready for a study break, the convenience stores located inside Ellicott Complex and Governors Complex are filled with snacks, drinks, popcorn, frozen dinners and other popular choices.

IncrediBULL Delivery

Order pizza, subs, wings, salads and so much more from IncrediBULL Pizza and have it delivered right to your room, apartment or office.

Vending Machines

Vending machines provide an alternative food and snack service 24-hours a day in a variety of locations around both campuses. Use cash or your UB Card for purchases.

See What's Cooking

crossroads culinary center interior

Crossroads Culinary Center (C3) serves global cuisine in an award-winning eight station facility.  Daily menu choices include made-to-order dishes, using seasonal locally sourced ingredients.

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Campus Dining Plans

Meal Plan Campus Cash Dining Dollars

FlexiBULL Bucks

A meal plan offers the best value for paying for food on campus. 

 

Learn more about meal plans.

Campus Cash is the easiest way to make purchases at UB because it's accepted by most places on campus and many businesses off campus, too.

 

Learn more about Campus Cash.

Dining Dollars are used instead of cash in residence halls, food courts, snack bars, vending machines and university convenience stores for food and beverage purchases.

 

Learn more about Dining Dollars.

The faculty/staff FlexiBULL Bucks plan is a prepaid debit account to buy food and supplies numerous locations both on and off campus. 

 

Learn more about FlexiBULL Bucks.

Living Off Campus?

You can still get all the convenience and flexibility of a meal plan or debit account, even when you live off campus.

Eating at Home

Off-Campus Supermarkets

There are several supermarkets near the North and South Campuses. If you don't feel like walking, you can take a free, convenient ride on UB's Mall and Market Shuttle. 

Food Support

The University Presbyterian Church has a food pantry available to students and residents. UB students who wish to use this service should know the following:

  • You don't need to register as an ongoing client to use this service. You just need to present a valid UB student ID.
  • The pantry is open to the public from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you cannot make arrangements to visit during these times, you can contact the church to set up an appointment.

If you are a student who is concerned about access to food, or if you're a staff or faculty member who is concerned about a student's access to food, please contact Health Promotion for an evaluation and to get connected to resources both on and off campus.

Your Kitchen

Make dinner with your friends, bake a birthday cake or just enjoy a midnight snack. When you live on campus, you’ll have easy access to a kitchen in your residence hall or apartment.

Students with Dietary Concerns

UB offers a variety of services for students who have specific dietary needs.

On-Campus Dining: Food Allergies, Intolerances, Celiac Disease or Other Dietary Needs

Students with food allergies are encouraged to contact Campus Dining & Shops' dietitian for additional information and/or support.

Accommodations Related to a Food Allergy or Sensitivity

University at Buffalo
60 Capen Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2608; Fax: (716) 645-3116

University at Buffalo
1 Diefendorf Hall, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 645-2608

Nutrition Assessment and Counseling for Food Allergies and Other Dietary Concerns

Health Promotion

Student Life

University at Buffalo
114 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2837; Fax: (716) 645-6234

Need Help?

University at Buffalo
146 Fargo Quadrangle, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2521; Fax: (716) 645-3990