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Meal Plan Policies

Food Service Availability and Hours
The dining hall, Gwinn Commons, provides service beginning with the evening meal on the day the residence halls open and ending with the evening meal on the last day of examinations (see Calendar).

No food service is provided in Gwinn or Falcon's Landing (including Academic Perks) during Thanksgiving, Christmas or Spring Breaks.


  Weekdays Saturday


Gwinn Commons

7 a.m.2 p.m.

4:308 p.m.

8:3010 a.m.
121:30 p.m.
5:307 p.m.

8:3010 a.m.
121:30 p.m.

5:307 p.m.


Falcon's Landing
Einstein Bros'*
Falcon Grill*

7:30 a.m.6 p.m.
11 a.m.2 p.m.
11 a.m.2 p.m.




Academic Perks*


7:30 a.m.6 p.m.
Closed Closed

Corner Place

(in Gwinn Commons)


9 a.m.11 p.m.
Fri.: 9 a.m.9 p.m.
9 a.m.8 p.m. 211 p.m.
Common Grounds* 7:30 a.m.9 p.m.
9 a.m.7 p.m. 27 p.m.
Sandella’s* 11 a.m.8 p.m.
128 p.m. 128 p.m.

* Retail hours are subject to change.

Point and Block Balances

Rules governing SPU Point, Advantage Point, Block 25, and Block 50 balances can be found in the Student Handbook.

Meal Plan Changes
Residents may change their meal plans by submitting a change request during the last three weeks of the quarter. No meal plan change requests will be accepted outside of these dates:


For: Beginning: Up to and Including:
Autumn Quarter   August 4, 2015
Winter Quarter November 19, 2015 December 9, 2015
Spring Quarter February 25, 2015 March 17, 2015


Special Dietary Needs
If you have a special diet or food allergy, please note it in your Housing Application (spu.edu/housingapp). Requests will be reviewed and forwarded to the appropriate office. The executive chef and food service manager are also available to discuss options to meet your needs.

A selection of vegetarian and vegan items are offered at all meals. Students with dietary needs that cannot be met by Dining Services should consider living in the campus apartments, where a meal plan is not required.


Questions or comments to: housing@spu.edu | (206) 281-2188
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