Skip to content Skip to navigation
See our Campus Ready site for the most up to date information about instruction.Campus ReadyCOVID Help
2020-2021 Dining
Find out more about changes to dining for the 2020-2021 school year.
2020-2021 Residential Meal Plans
Learn more about UC Merced's unlimited meal plans here.
Pavilion Dining Center
UC Merced's newest dining facility, the Pavilion offers fresh meals for all dietary needs.

Welcome to Dining Services

UC Merced Dining Services is committed to meeting the diverse culinary needs of the campus community. We pledge to run an environmentally conscientious operation and foster a safe and congenial atmosphere that encourages dining to be a shared experience supporting the academic endeavors of our campus community.

Please note: As part of our coronavirus mitigation efforts, 2020-2021 dining will be focused on take-out meals provided by the Pavilion Dining Center and Yablokoff Wallace Dining Center. Lantern Cafe and the Summits Marketplace are currently closed. Food trucks will not be on campus at this time.

Click Here for Pavilion Menus


UC Merced Dining Services Vision

Our vision is to strengthen the cultural and social bonds of campus life. We provide a selection of dining, retail and catering services designed to attract students to UC Merced campus life and support students in their commitment to socially responsible practices. Dining services is a positive contributor to the college life experience on the UC Merced campus.


Click to learn more:

Meal Plans

The Pavilion

Common Grounds

Yablokoff Wallace Dining Center

Lantern Cafe

Food Trucks

Summits Marketplace


Contact Us

Subscribe to Dining Services RSS