Campus Dining

Campus Dining

The Continuous Dining Experience – ‘All You Care to Eat’

What is “Continuous Dining”?
Students with “Continuous Dining” (Hearty Eater, Square Mealer or Flexible Diner)  can use their Student Card at Dewhurst Dining Hall between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, and can eat as much as they wish. Students swipe their card upon entering the dining hall and have access to everything being served, as often as they wish.

Dewhurst Dining Hall
Our guiding principles are to offer the best possible dining experience for our students while maintaining the health and safety of our students and staff. Our goal is to ensure physical distancing while providing some level of social interaction for those who utilize the dining hall. We also want to focus on the student experience and try to find ways to keep our students engaged and make their experience enjoyable while they are in the dining hall within this new reality. Our goal is to provide a creative and unique dining experience for our students. While our operation may be different with all served stations the quality and friendly service remain the same. Take out options will be available for fall 2020 to help with limited capacity for student convenience. For any concerns related to your dining experience while in the dining hall please ask to speak with one of the supervisors or contact residence@ubishops.ca or campusdining@ubishops.ca. We will be happy to address any questions or concerns.

2020-2021 Meal Plans

The Flexible Diner

The Flexible Diner

  • Access to Dewhurst Dining Hall between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, for the ‘all you care to eat’ continuous dining experience.
The Flexible Diner MONTHLY INSTALLMENT: PER SEMESTER: ACADEMIC YEAR:
Fall/Winter:
$620 $2480 $4960
Winter only:
$628 $2512 N/A
The Square Mealer

The Square Mealer

  • Access to Dewhurst Dining Hall between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, for the ‘all you care to eat’ continuous dining experience.
  • $72.00 per semester Tax Free Retail Dollars for use at any of the campus dining venues ($144.00/year).
The Square Mealer MONTHLY INSTALLMENT: PER SEMESTER: ACADEMIC YEAR:
Fall/Winter:
$638 $2552 $5104
Winter only:
$646 $2584 N/A
The Hearty Eater

The Hearty Eater

  • Access to Dewhurst Dining Hall between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, for the ‘all you care to eat’ continuous dining experience.
  • $108.00 Tax Free Retail Dollars per semester for use at any of the campus dining venues ($216.00/year).
The Hearty Eater MONTHLY INSTALLMENT: PER SEMESTER: ACADEMIC YEAR:
Fall/Winter:
$647 $2588 $5176
Winter only:
$655 $2620 N/A

See the weekly menu (PDF).

Meal Plans for Non-Residence Students 2020-2021

Due to COVID-19 and the limited space in Dewhurst Dining Hall, only Continuous and Commuter meal plans will be sold to off-campus students. Students who previously purchased a block meal plan will be able to use the remaining meals on their plan as of September 28th. We apologize for the inconvenience and will inform you as soon as the situation changes.

Pay As You Go - All-you-care-to-eat

Pay As You Go – “All-you-care-to-eat”

Initially in fall 2020, due to the limited space in Dewhurst Dining Hall as a result of COVID-19 we will only be offering the Pay as you Go Option to Paterson Residence Students when they use their Gaiter Dollars. Hours of operation of Dewhurst Dining Hall will be Monday to Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m.

May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021, prices are as follows (taxes included):

Breakfast: $9.40
Lunch: $14.85
Supper: $18.18

5-Day All-you-care-to-eat Commuter Meal Plan

5-Day “All-you-care-to-eat” Commuter Meal Plan

Initially in fall 2020, due to the limited space in Dewhurst Dining Hall as a result of COVID-19 we will only be offering the Commuter Meal Plan to Paterson Residence Students. Hours of operation of Dewhurst Dining Hall will be Monday to Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m.

Fall Semester 2020: $1837.50 ($24.50/day) September 6th – December 18th (75 Days)

Winter Semester 2021: $1837.50 ($24.50/day) January 10th – April 24th (75 Days)

5 Week Plan (25 days): $637.50 ($25.50/day)

7-Day Continuous Dining Plan

7-Day Continuous Dining Plan

Initially in fall 2020, due to the limited space in Dewhurst Dining Hall as a result of COVID-19 we will only be offering the Continuous Meal Plan and 25 and 30 Day plans to Paterson Residence Students. Hours of operation of Dewhurst Dining Hall will be Monday to Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  and Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fall Semester 2020: $2570.50 ($24.25/day) September 4th – December 18th (106 Days)

Winter Semester 2021: $2643.25 ($24.25/day) January 10th – April 28th (109 Days)

30 Day Plan: $765.00 ($25.50/day)

Block Meal Plans

Block Meal Plans 2020-2021

Initially in fall 2020, due to the limited space in Dewhurst Dining Hall as a result of COVID-19 we will only be offering the Block Meal Plans to Paterson Residence Students. Hours of operation of Dewhurst Dining Hall will be Monday to Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  and Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

10 Block Meal Plan: $154 ($15.40 per meal)
25 Block Meal Plan: $333.75 ($13.35 per meal)
50 Block Meal Plan: $635 ($12.70 per meal)
75 Block Meal Plan: $896.25 ($11.95 per meal)
10 Block Breakfast Plan: $72.50 ($7.25 per meal)
25 Block Breakfast Plan: $175 ($7.00 per meal)
25 Block Lunch Plan: $322.50 ($12.90 per meal)
30 Block BU Staff Meal Plan: $337.50 ($11.25 per meal)

How to purchase a meal plan:

Call us at:
Telephone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2685
Toll-Free: 1-877-622-4900

Read our Campus Dining FAQ:

I have a continuous dining plan, will I run out of swipes at Dewhurst?

The continuous dining plans allow for unlimited swipes at Dewhurst Dining Hall, you will never run out of swipes.

What is the difference between Gaiter Dollars, and Dining Dollars?

Gaiter Dollars can be used for a large majority of campus services, such as laundry, printing, retail purchases, etc…

Dining Dollars, which are tax free funds associated with the Paterson, Square or Hearty Meal Plans can be used at any Dining
Location on campus. They cannot be used for any other campus service.

I want to give input on my on-campus dining experience, who should I contact?

Residence Life and Conference Services manages the Campus Dining Committee. The committee meetings are always open, and it’s a great way to provide input. Email campusdining@ubishops.ca for more information.

Can anyone buy a meal plan?

Any member of the Champlain or the Bishop’s Community can buy a meal plan. Visit Paterson Hall or call ext. 2685.

Dewies is an amazing place. It is open all the time and just makes life so much simpler. I do not have to worry about grocery shopping, or meal planning. All I have to do is walk in and get my Student ID swiped. A huge variety of food is available all the time, whether it be a crêpe for breakfast in the morning or a cheese burger and fries for a late night meal. After my meal, I don’t even have to do dishes! Also a friend is always in Dewies, so I never have to eat alone. My life as a student is simpler with Dewies. It gives me more time in my day to focus on my studies, or get a few extra minutes of sleep in the morning.Aidan Peck

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