Students may select from a variety of dining locations and meal plan options on campus. Enjoy the new Dining Commons overlooking the San Francisco Bay, or explore the variety of food services offered in the Student Unions.
Student Meal Plans
Students who live on campus are required to purchase a meal plan as part of their housing contract. Meal plans are also available to any students living off campus. Meal Plans include a set number of meals per week, plus flex cash to use at other food service areas on campus. For more information visit: Meal Plans, Menus and Costs
Students may purchase Meal Plans at the Campus Dish Web site, or in person at the Dining Commons.
Use your Bay Bucks
Use Bay Bucks on your Bay Card to purchase meals the Dining Commons and other eateries on campus. Add Bay Bucks to your Bay Card at any of the convenient PHil stations. You can also use Bay Bucks for:
- Vending areas
- Pioneer Bookstore
- Checking out Library Materials
- Duplicating Services
- Recreation and Wellness Center (R.A.W.)
- Student Health and Counseling Services
- Associated Students Inc. Business Center
Hayward Campus Dining Services
Pioneer Heights Dining Commons
The Dining Commons at Pioneer Heights offers meals during the week from morning to evening, including healthy foods and vegetarian selections. A variety of salads, hot foods, desserts and many other choices are available. An after hours cafe offers beverages and food for late night convenience.
University Union Food Service
The University Union on the Hayward Campus offers dining during the week from morning to evening, including healthy foods and vegetarian selections. A variety of themed restaurants serve hot meals, salads, sandwiches, and specialty beverages.
Convenience Food Services
Groceries, ready-to-eat foods, snacks, and convenience products are available in the Union. Stock your in-room fridge on the weekend, or to grab a snack to go. ATM cash machines are available at the University Union, and the University Bookstores.
Concord Campus Food Services
The Concord Campus offers convenience foods at the Concord Cafe and Bookstore, located inside the Student Union Building. You'll find hot and cold drinks, a variety of delicious sandwiches, wraps, and salads available from morning to evening.