Brightly-colored, leaf-shaped messages make better-for-you choices easy to find. It’s a simple way that can help you find the food that fits your life.
Eat Well selections make up over 30% of menu items on our residential dining menus over the semester. Our Eat Well selections contain nutritionally dense whole foods (i.e. fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, whole grains, beans, lean protein) and are lower in calories, saturated fat and sodium.
Made with Whole Grains
Made with Whole Grain selections comprise over 15% of menu items on our residential dining menus through the semester.
Vegetarian and Vegan selections now make up over 30% of our menus. Our culinary team and dietitians assure that vegetarian selections contain no meat, fish or poultry.
Our vegan selections contain no animal products of any kind. In addition vegan items can not include dairy, eggs, or honey.
Plant-Forward selections feature a style of cooking and eating that emphasizes healthy plants at the center of the plate with a proportionally small quantity of animal protein. Learn more!
Special Dietary Needs
If you have food allergies or special dietary requirements, our goal is to provide you with the tools and support you need.
Our teams will work with you to enable you to dine with us safely and to be active in the management of your food allergy or food-related medical condition.
We take into account your personal dietary needs and will make every effort to help you find food that fits your life.
If you have food allergies or special/religious dietary requirements, our goal is to provide you with the tools and support you need.
- Halal protein is available at every meal in Umphrey Lee Dining Hall [International Station]
- Halal “grab and go” options are available at: Mac’s Place, The Market (in Hughes Trigg Student Center) and POD (in Owen Arts Center)
- While SMU does not have a kosher kitchen, pre-packaged kosher meals are available upon request in Umphrey Lee Dining Hall and Arnold Dining Commons
- Kosher “grab and go” options are available at: Mac’s Place, The Market (in Hughes Trigg Student Center) and P.O.D. (in Own Arts Center
Reach out to meet with our managers to make arrangements for specially prepared food when the daily menu offerings do not meet your needs.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to contact one of our dietitians!