Dining at Wesleyan

Wesleyan University Dining Services is managed by Bon Appétit Management Company. Founded in 1987, Bon Appétit is an onsite custom restaurant company that provides café and catering services to corporations, colleges and universities, and specialty venues. Bon Appétit is known for its culinary expertise, commitment to socially responsible food sourcing and business practices, and strong partnerships with respected conservation organizations.

The Wesleyan University community is proud to partner with a company that shares our values and equally proud of the level of culinary expertise and commitment to social responsibility they will bring to our campus dining program.

There are multiple dining venues on campus, managed by Bon Appetit including the Usdan Marketplace, Usdan Cafe, Summerfields, and Pi Cafe. The Wes Shop is also managed by Bon Appetit and provides a mini-market with a large inventory for on campus groceries. Dining locations are only open during regular semester periods. Breaks and summer they are either closed or on a modified schedule.

End of Semester Dining Schedule:

Marketplace: Hours remain on the normal schedule through Saturday, May 7th. Beginning on Sunday, May 8th some Marketplace options go to limited services: Kosher at lunch only.  On Saturday, May 14th Marketplace is open for brunch between 10am-1pm.  Dining closes after brunch on the 14th. Any unused meal swipes and points are forfeit after this point.

Late Night Dining: Late Night Dining closes for the semester following service on Thursday, May 12th. 

Usdan Cafe: Regular hours through Thursday, May 12th.  On Friday, May 13th open 8am-5pm. On Saturday, May 14th open 10am-1pm.

Daniel Family Commons: Regular hours through Thursday, May 12th. Closed for the semester after 5/12 lunch.

Summerfields: Regular hours through Thursday, May 12th.  Closed for the semester after dinner on 5/12.

Pi Cafe: On May 9th through May 11th Pi Cafe will have extended hours until Midnight. Thursday, May 12th regular hours. Closed for the semester after 5/12.

WeShop:Regular hours through Thursday, May 12th.  Closed for the semester after 5/12.

Dining Resources:


Farm to Fork

Allergy Guidance

Quick Links


Dining closed immediately following brunch on 5/14/16.  


May 25 through June 24, 2016
The Daniel Family Commons (DFC), located on the third floor of the Usdan University Center, will be open to students, faculty and staff for lunches Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. DFC will offer a lunch buffet for a fixed price of $8.25. Students may pay for lunches with cash, Middletown cash, or credit card.  The DFC will be closed on Monday, May 30th for the Memorial Day Holiday. The DFC will not be able to accept Middletown Cash on June 13 and June 14 due to system upgrades.

June 27 through July 29, 2016
Usdan Marketplace, located on the second floor of the Usdan University Center, will be open to students for breakfasts, lunches, and dinners Monday through Friday, and for brunches and dinners on the weekends. Service will be a la carte meals for a fixed price of $9.10 for breakfast, $12.90 for lunch, and $15.80 for dinner and $12.90 for the weekend brunch or a meal swipe on a purchased summer meal plan. Meal plans have to be purchased by Friday, May 13, 2016. Some dates subject to change based on facility maintenance schedules. NOTE: THERE IS NO DINING AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JULY 23RD AND 24TH