Welcome to Fairmont State University
FSU dining services are managed by Aladdin Food Management Services, LLC. Here at Fairmont State University we offer a program that meets the needs of today’s college student. Each year you will experience exciting changes, fresh menus, and new enhancements to your dining program. These changes are a result of the feedback and input of many students and staff members.
We are pleased to present great meal plan options for our students. Each meal plan offers a variety of meal options satisfying varied dietary requirements, personal tastes, and individual schedules. Whichever one you choose, you know you are getting excellent meals at a terrific value.
Traditional Meal Plans 2017-2018
Traditional Meal Plans entitle you to a fixed number of meals per week, valid during all serving periods, for use within the Falcon Center Dining Hall. Traditional Meal Plans are offered in 4 Tiers - Bronze - Silver - Gold - Platinum.
Bronze Plans are offered at a standard base price. Silver, Gold, and Platinum are similar plans to the Bronze Plans but offer an initial buy in of discounted FLEX DOLLARS. This discount of 10% OFF the added FLEX DOLLAES associated with the plan will only be offered at the time of initial meal plan selection. There are no carryovers or refunds for FLEX DOLLARS. FLEX DOLLARS may be used at the Falcon Dining Hall, but if you prefer to frequently patronize the Nickel Snack Bar, the Musick Library Starbucks, Sub Stand, or Wasabi then we suggest that you take advantage of this discount offer.
Bronze MP19 (Full Week): $2,062 + $75 Flex
Offers the ultimate in dining convenience, this plan allows you to attend all 19 meals offered each week. That means every breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner, including weekends. You can’t go hungry with the 19 Meal plan. Additionally, you receive $75 in FLEX DOLLARS to purchase a meal for a visitor or classmate or for some shopping in the Nickel Snack Bar.
MP19 Tiered Flex Dollars: Silver: $2,155 + $175, Gold: $2,248 + $275, Platinum: $2,340 + $375
Bronze MP15 (Full Week): $1,981 + $150 Flex
This Plan allows you to attend fifteen meals per week, including weekends. Additionally you receive $150 in FLEX DOLLARS to purchase a meal for a visitor or classmate or to do some shopping in the Nickel Snack Bar. This plan has evolved for the students to limit the number of meals available, yet still have the ability to use the plan any day of the week, including weekends.
MP15 Tiered Flex Dollars: Silver: $2,073 + $250, Gold: $2,166 + $350, Platinum: $2,259 + $450
Bronze MP15 (5 Day): $1,882 + $65 Flex
This Plan allows you to attend fifteen meal available Monday through Friday. Additionally you receive $65 in FLEX DOLLARS to purchase a meal for a visitor or classmate or to do some shopping in the Nickel Snack Bar. This plan is recommended for the student who usually leaves campus on weekends, but plans to frequent our dining facility for a majority of the meals during the week.
MP15 (5 Day) Tiered Flex Dollars: Silver: $1,975 + $165, Gold: $2,067 + $265, Platinum: $2,160 + $365
Bronze MP12 (5 Day): $1,910 + $225 Flex
This new plan gives you the ultimate in flexibility by providing the opportunity to attend twelve meals Monday through Friday, plus you receive $225 in FLEX DOLLARS to purchase meals on a weekend, for a visitor or classmate. This plan is for the student who usually leaves campus for most weekends, but desires the flexibility and choice that the extra FLEX DOLLARS provides.
MP12 (5 Day) Tiered Flex Dollars: Silver: $2,002 + $325, Gold: $2,095 + $425, Platinum: $2,188 + $525
Commuter Meal Plans
This meal plan is available to commuting students, faculty, administration and staff, and entitles you to a number of full meals per semester. It also can be used for cash value purchases at any of our food service locations. These plans may be used at your choice of the Falcon Center Dining Hall, Nickel Snack Bar, the Musick Library Starbucks, Sub Stand, or at Wasabi.
Commuter Plan meals, including balances, must be used in the semester for which they are allocated. There are no carryovers or refunds. Commuter Meal Plans may be used to purchase meals for guests. These plans are designed for those students who generally do not want to eat every meal every day and those who reside off-campus.
Example Commuter Meal Plans
Commuter Plan - 20
20 all-you-care-to-eat meals per semester in the cafeteria, plus $20.00 in COMMUTER DOLLARS. Flexibility: you may follow the 20 meal / $20.00 format or you have the option to use more, most or all of your $130.00 initial balance for retail purchases.
Commuter Plan – 30
30 all-you-care-to-eat meals per semester in the cafeteria, plus $30.00 in COMMUTER DOLLARS. Flexibility: you may follow the 30 meal / $30.00 outline or you have the option to use more, most or all of your $195.00 initial balance for retail purchases.
Commuter Plan – 50
50 all-you-care-to-eat meals per semester in the cafeteria, plus $50.00 in COMMUTER DOLLARS. Flexibility: you may follow the 50 meal / $50.00 outline or you have the option to use more, most, or all of your $325.00 initial balance for retail purchases.
Falcon Dining Dollars
• Forget about the hassle and inconvenience of finding cash for your meals on campus by opening a FALCON DOLLARS pre-paid account. Funds may be added in increments of $50, with an initial set MINIMUM of $50. FALCON DOLLARS can be used in the Dining Hall, Nickel Snack Bar, the Musick Library Starbucks, Sub Stand, or Wasabi.
• Got the munchies for a late night snack? Between meal treat? We’ve got the answer…FALCON DOLLARS is a pre-paid declining balance account that allows you to satisfy your snack attacks whenever they happen!
• Commuter students are welcome to purchase any of our resident student meal plans, providing access to great food at a great price for the whole semester. Please contact the Campus Dining Services office for details.
Student teachers and students with classes scheduled at the Caperton Center or other off-campus locations may take advantage of pre-ordering a box lunch. Ask the cafeteria cashier for the order form.
Meals to Go
You may request your meal “to go” when your schedule does not permit you to relax and dine in the dining room. Ask the cashier for details and limitations.
Creative selections are available on every menu to provide a nutritional alternative for vegetarians.
We will make every possible effort to accommodate your special dietary needs and restrictions. If you have a medically prescribed diet, please stop in and discuss your needs with the Food Service Director (ext. #4768). We will acquire additional products and supplies if necessary to make sure your traditional needs are met.
Food Service Committee
The Food Service Committee, which is comprised of the Food Service Manager, Manager of Campus Operations, the Vice President for Student Services, and student representatives, welcomes your comments and suggestions concerning food service.
If you have any ideas about the Dining Hall or Meal Options, you may contact a committee member, drop a note in the suggestion box,email us a comment, or speak to the Food Service Director.
If you are interested in being a member of the committee contact the Food Service Director.
We have a wealth of resources available to our guests, including the expert guidance of a registered dietitian. Arrangements can be made for individual consultations concerning any dietary need, such as sports nutrition, weight control, food allergies, or medically prescribed diets.
Everyone looks forward to our monthly buffets and special events. We have holiday-themed menus and events throughout the year. Please keep an eye on table tents, banners, and events calendar informing you of what is coming.
Lost Card Policy
You must present your ID card to the cashier each time you enter the Dining Hall. Please do not ask the cashier to admit you without your ID card. If you lose your ID card, you MUST purchase a new one at Campus Card Services located at First Floor of the Falcon Center.
Your understanding and observation of the following regulations will guarantee smooth, efficient operation of the Dining Hall.
- Students must obey the University personal appearance regulations while in the Dining Hall.
- Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.
- No outside food and drinks are allowed in the Dining Hall; Food from outside sources is prohibited in the dining hall area, you may dine at the area outside the Dining Hall.
- You are not permitted to take food from the Dining Hall; if you eat in the Dining Hall, you are not allowed to use a to-go box after you have eaten in the Dining Hall.
- You are not permitted to enter the dining area inside the Dining Hall unless you have paid for the all-you-can-eat meal. If you purchase a-la-carte meal, you are welcome to dine at the dining area outside the Dining Hall.
- To avoid waste, you should choose one entrée when entering the served lines. More entrees are available for seconds.
- After dining, please return all dishes, cups, bowls, & flatware to the dish return and leave your table and chairs neat and clean.
- Please behave courteously at all times.
- You will not be granted credit for any meals missed.
- We also ask that you abide by all of the Aladdin policies.
Dining Area Restrictions
Removal of food or dinnerware from the dining area
Use of electronics devices that detract from the dining experience of other guests
Playing of personal music devices without headphones
Leaning back in Dining Room Chairs
Dining Hall personnel reserve the right to dismiss or suspend you from the dining area for inappropriate behavior.
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