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Dining Services and Meal Plan

All resident students are required to be on the meal plan, which includes meals served in our residence dining halls and the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center. It also includes $50 worth of flex dollars that can be used for food purchases in the Emporium in the Campus Center. Additional money, or points, can be added to a students OneCard (Wellesley ID) or students may pay cash for extra food purchases.

Dining Policy:

  • Students, Guests, Faculty and Staff may only eat in the dining halls during the approved dining service hours.
  • All meals must be consumed within the dining facilities which they are received.
  • Tupperware of any kind is not permitted.
  • Food, beverages and dishware should not be transported beyond the dining rooms. Exception: Hand fruit and beverages within disposable cups.

Rules specific to Pomeroy:

Please respect the laws and observances of those who practice the laws kosher.

  • Large items like book bags, pocketbooks, etc are not permitted.
  • Water bottles or personal mugs cannot be brought in or refilled
  • Food, dishes, utensils, containers, glasses, etc. may not be brought in or taken out of the dining hall
  • If you happen to take anything out of the dining hall by mistake, you cannot return it to Pomeroy. It must be taken to the Bae Pao on the 4th floor of the Wang Center.

Guide for Students with Dietary Restrictions

Look out for these identifiers on daily menu items…

Wheat Shellfish Pork Egg
Milk Fish Peanut Tree Nuts
Soybean Vegetarian Vegan Gluten

Gluten Disclaimer

The Gluten Sensitive (GS) label indicates the food item contains no major gluten ingredients such as wheat, barley, or rye. Incidental gluten may still be present in GS labeled foods.

Food Allergy Disclaimer

AVI Foodsystems at Wellesley College makes every attempt to identify ingredients that may cause allergic reactions for those with food allergies. We label items with possible allergen-containing ingredients and every effort is made to instruct our food production staff on the severity of food allergies; however, there is always a risk of contamination. There is also a possibility that manufacturers of the commercial foods we use could change the formulation or substitute at any time, without notice. As well, any self-service area does not have control over cross contamination. Furthermore, we cannot guarantee the absence of cross contamination with our baked goods. Customers concerned with food allergies need to be aware of this risk. Students with food allergies are encouraged to contact our Registered Dietitian or Health Services for additional information and/or support.


Dietary Restriction Program At Wellesley Dining Halls

Bates Pomeroy Stone Davis Tower Bae Pao Lu
Labels identifying allergens (GS) X X X X X
Icons identifying dietary restrictions/choices (Vegan, Vegetarian, Contains Pork, Contains Shellfish) X X X X X
Allergen sensitivity station (nuts, dairy, shellfish, gluten) X
Signs listing ingredients at point of service allowing individuals to identify items that pertain to their specific allergy X X X X X
Bakery items do not contain nuts X X X X X
Ingredient lists are available for breads, cereals and menu items X X X X X
Nut-sensitive dining hall X
Halal meat offerings X
Kosher options X
Strict vegan/vegetarian options X

Non-Gluten Specialty Options

Bates Pomeroy Stone Davis Tower Bae Pao Lu
Cereal X X X X X
Bread & designated toaster X X X
Pasta cooked to order Upon Request Upon Request Upon Request Upon Request Upon Request
Dessert Upon Request Upon Request Upon Request Upon Request Upon Request
Allergen station X

We adhere to ServSafe practices to avoid cross-contamination

If you have special dietary needs, food allergies or religious dietary requirements we encourage you to arrange a private consultation with our on-campus Dietitian, Amy Branham MS,RD. Please email Amy at abranham@wellesley.edu or call her at 781.283.3933

Map of Dining Locations on the Wellesley Campus

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