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Get The Scoop on Dining at Town Hall Forums

‘Chew on This: Conversations with UH Dining’ will take place Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Space City Room of the Student Center South, and 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Impact Room of the Student Center North.

Student Engagement Commons Added to Moody Towers

The new lounge area has chairs, sofas and tables and is part of a larger overall vision to transform the dining commons into more than just a place for students to eat.

DR34M Grill Station Opens Within Moody Towers Dining Commons

The station, which is named for basketball great and former Cougar Hakeem Olajuwon, serves such items as hamburgers, turkey burgers, black bean and veggie burgers, chicken tenders and fries.

Chattback Allows Dining Guests to Send Instant Feedback

This semester, UH Dining Services incorporated the Chattback texting system. It allows anyone to use their smart phone to send an anonymous text message that goes directly to the management team.

Happy or Not? UH Dining Wants to Know

The Happy or Not kiosks allow visitors to rate their visit as they leave with a quick push of a button. One machine is installed at the entrance to Moody Towers Dining Commons and the other is at the entrance to Cougar Woods Dining Commons.

UH Farmers Market to Offer Array of Local Products

The event will take place five Wednesdays in the fall semester, starting Sept. 27, and will allow students, faculty, staff and visitors to shop for locally sourced and produced food without having to leave campus.

Popular Campus Food Truck Program Expands Weekend Hours

Trucks are now operating Saturday and Sunday nights from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. across from Cougar Village II near the Student Services Building. The Saturday hours are new this semester.

Avoid Campus Food Lines with Boost Mobile Ordering App

The app allows University of Houston students, faculty and staff to order and pay for food in advance at numerous retail dining locations across campus, then pick it up at the designated time without waiting in line.

Auxiliary Services to Celebrate Oktoberfest During Campus Prowl

Students will be able to munch on pretzels and drink root beer when they stop in the department’s office in Suite 103 of University Lofts during the campus-wide open house event, which takes place Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Textbook Loans Available for the Fall Semester

Beginning Aug. 9, University of Houston students in need of extra financial assistance for buying textbooks can apply for a $400 loan to purchase books at the UH Bookstore.

Unlimited Access Options Among Highlights of Meal Plan Changes

Students have new and more flexible meal plans choices to choose from this coming academic year, including plans that will allow them to enter the two campus dining commons as often as they want.

UH System Announces Partnership with Chartwells Higher Education for Campus Dining Services

The new relationship will result in a strategic transformation in dining services across the UH System and promises to strongly appeal to current and prospective students, alumni, visitors, faculty and staff.

Updated Summer Dining Hours Announced

As Dining Services at the University of Houston undergoes a period of transition this summer, it has released a revised flyer showing hours of operation for the various dining locations across campus.

Fresh Food Company Set to Reopen June 3

The dining hall, which has been closed for the past few weeks, is getting ready to once again serve the University of Houston community.


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