Dining Services and Policies
TechFresh Dining Services provides quality food and excellent service throughout the year with a focus on fresh produce and made from scratch offerings. Daily offerings include a deli, salad bar, pizza bar, pasta, grill and an ice cream station.
For more information on-campus dining options, visit our dining services website.
Options and opportunities
- Meal plan availability (see below);
- A nutritional values and health through food program;
- Students with food allergens should contact the food service director to discuss their dietary needs, and signage will be displayed in the service area indicating food ingredients for typical allergens.
- Non-boarding students, faculty, staff and guests are welcome to enjoy the buffet-style dining which is available for a set price per meal.
- Students may also use their meal plans at our retail locations which include Max’s Bistro, Kachmann Cafe, and Central Grounds. The meal plan equivalency value at those locations is equal to the line price for the Andorfer dining hall meal. One card purchases will also receive a discount on their purchase. The hours of operation for these locations will vary by day and time of the year.
- Students who wish to save 10 percent on retail purchases may upload Warrior dollars to their ID card via the Campus OneCard website. These funds may also be used for individual meal purchases in the dining hall.
- Vending machines located throughout campus are also available to students for snacks.
- First-year students who reside in campus housing are required to select the full 19-meal plan.
- Non-first-year students assigned to Evans-Kimmell, Oropeza, or Summit Halls have their choice of the per-week meal plan options (see below). Other residential students who are interested in the meal plan options should inquire with the Business Office.
- All students dining on a meal plan must present their ID to the cashier or pay cash.
- Anyone wishing to enter the serving area without a student ID will be required to purchase their meal.
- Per week meal plans are not transferable and may only be used to get a meal to feed the designated meal plan student. Declining balance purchases (blocks of 50 meals or 100 meals) may be used to pay for another person’s meal if the student possessing the balance presents their ID in person. Food is not permitted to be shared with anyone who has not purchased a meal.
- Meal plans may not be reduced or cancelled after the second week of classes, except as a result of changing residence halls.
- Meal blocks are non-refundable and any unused meals at the end of the school year are forfeited.
Meal plans are broken down into the following options:
- 19 meal plan (full meal plan)
- 10 meal plan
- 5 meal plan
- 100 meal card (only available to Yergens-Rogers, Warrior Rows A&B residents or commuters who make arrangements through the Business Office)
- 50 meal card (only available to Yergens-Rogers, Warrior Rows A&B residents or commuters who make arrangements through the Business Office)
Dining Hall Etiquette
- All dishes are to be returned to the dish return area and placed on the conveyor.
- No dining room equipment is allowed to be removed from the dining room. This includes but is not limited to plates, glasses, silverware, trays, cups and serving utensils.
- All food is to be consumed in the dining room. No food is allowed to be removed from the dining room without permission of the director of dining services. The exceptions to this rule are retail purchases made a la carte.
- Shirts and shoes are required to be worn in the dining room area at all times.
- Aggressive or inappropriate behavior, as defined in the student handbook, will not be tolerated in the dining room regardless of whether it is directed toward other students, faculty, or staff.
- Rude and vulgar language should be avoided in all community locations of the university campus, including the dining room.
The schedule for each term’s meal hours will be posted online at weekly menus, in the dining hall and in Andorfer Commons. Dining Room Policies Violations of the following policies may result in disciplinary actions, fines, or meal charges being levied against your student account.
Student Organizations and Dining
Student organizations wishing to reserve any of these areas for functions should visit Student Life in the Student Affairs suite for a reservation or call 422.5561, ext. 2442. Room usage must be for a sanctioned Indiana Tech event.