Welcome to Dining Services
We're open and ready to serve you. Please click here for the latest on dining and retail operations. 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.
The University issued an executive directive on COVID-19 mitigation measures in July 2021. To read the latest updates, including the full directive, please click here.
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.
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.
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