Thousands of dollars are left unused at the end of each year from dining plans. That leftover money goes back into Cal Poly. Campus Dining, part of the Cal Poly Corporation, received $334,144 from the dining dollars leftover from the 2021-2022 academic year. “As a nonprofit University Auxiliary, all money that Cal Poly Corporation makes […]
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Students respond to Cal Poly Corporation’s sustainable transportation campaign
Physics senior Katarina Brekalo steps outside the door of her apartment to the bus stop where she is picked up 15 minutes before the hour. She hops onto what is usually an empty bus. She then takes this 3B bus route for just under ten minutes to Cal Poly’s campus and arrives with five minutes […]
Panda Express and The Habit Burger Grill are coming to campus, construction begins in spring
Chick-fil-A and Starbucks won’t be the only familiar dining option for students on campus, as the Cal Poly Corporation announced a new building renovation set to include The Habit Burger Grill and Panda Express.
Cal Poly Corporation partners with Grubhub, pays student transaction fees
Cal Poly Campus Dining partnered with Grubhub to combat the spread of COVID-19, according to the Campus Dining Website. With this partnership, Cal Poly Corporation is paying for the transaction fee, which was also reduced. Students order on their phone and then choose whether to pay with their dining dollars or a separate credit card. […]
New renovations will transform the University Union into a “UU Neighborhood”
In Spring 2016, a proposal to completely renovate and expand the Julian A. McPhee University Union (UU) failed. Instead of giving up, Associate Students, Inc. (ASI) decided to reevaluate. “We took all the feedback and comments we had received in [the 2016] referendum process and thought, ‘How can we make it more of a neighborhood […]
Student-run Cal Poly Organic Farm sells produce locally
The Cal Poly Organic Farm embodies Learn by Doing to a T — meaning students plan work days, till the soil, plant the seeds, harvest the crops, price the food and sell produce to San Luis Obispo residents. The sales are made through the Farmer’s Market, Vons, Big Sky Cafe and boxes on Dexter Lawn. […]
New market, meal swipes and more vegan options added on campus
Students can expect changes to Campus Dining to begin the 2018-2019 academic year, including new on-campus locations, an increase in dietary options, compostable straws, and an increase in meal swipe options. “Each year Campus Dining performs a survey that is open to the entire campus,” Cal Poly Corporation Communications Specialist Aaron Lambert said. “That feedback […]
Campus dining policies change
This year, some of Cal Poly’s campus dining policies have changed under the new third party management, Chartwells Higher Education. In April 2017, they began managing all campus dining locations for Cal Poly Corporation. Many of the policies implemented have become concerns for both students and employees on campus. “It’s disappointing to me to know that this […]
Campus dining rehauls menus and design
Over the summer, Cal Poly Corporation, Campus Dining Director Spyros Gravas and incoming executive chef Ken Kline worked collaboratively to rebrand and reboot dining options across campus. According to Cal Poly Corporation communications specialist Aaron Lambert, the changes were initiated after receiving survey feedback from about 3,800 students. Sandwich Factory — commonly known by the […]
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Alternative management for Dining and the University Store deal coming to close
The change in management for the next academic year will not affect current Campus Dining or University Store employees.