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Campus Food

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4 College Junior

Campus Food: I love being able to walk out my door, stroll for about 2-3 minutes and be at the Rock. It's such an ease to get to and the food there is pretty good, while the cleanliness is upkept.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: i got tired of the rock but it was good to be able to eat at anytime of the day

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Food: The food is great, however for a poor college student the price is not. I got a meal plan my first two years, yet was not able to afford it in later years. I love that the kitchen employs students and the staff is usually friendly. I am also gluten intolerant so I am thankful that the Rock has options.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I love the rock and the new university center cafe!

3 College Junior

Campus Food: the food is good just expensive and i also feel that the people serving are nice

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The availability of dining on campus is quite good. There are three different dining facilities that are located around the campus, most offering an all-you-can-eat buffet option. For Ferris students, there is an unlimited amount of meals that a person can have. There are about four different meal plans that only differ in the amounts of money that can be spent at Quiznos, The Market, and Starbucks. They also each offer a specific amount of visitors' passes that can be used on other people without a meal plan.

After a while, there is not too much variability of the meals that is offered unless you continually change the place where you eat. All of the dining facilities offer healthy options, including salads. Ferris is currently trying to give students healthier options and a variety of food, including specialized foods for vegetarians and vegans. The newest facility redone is the Rock Café. This dining facility offers a wide array of  foods and is a modern facility. Future students who visit the campus get a free meal here at the end of their tour!

Facts & Statistics

Average Meal Plan Cost
$3908 per year
Freshman Meal Plan Required?
Yes
Meal plan required of all campus residents
Student Favorites: Campus Dining Hall
The Rock Café
Student Favorites: Campus Restaurant/Vendor
  • Quiznos
  • The Rock Café
  • Starbucks
Student Favorites: Breakfast Food on Campus
  • Bagels
  • French Toast
  • Muffins
  • Waffles
Student Favorites: Lunch/Dinner Entrée on Campus
  • Salad
  • Tacos
  • Wraps
Student Favorites: Late-night Snack on Campus
  • Candy
  • Pizza
  • Popcorn
  • Sandwiches
24-Hour Dining
None
Off-Campus Places to Use Flex Money
None
Special Options
Ferris is willing to work if a student has a food allergy. All a student will need to do is contact the food service and notify them of the allergy. The dining facilities also offer vegetarian/vegan options and an increased emphasis on healthy options.

Dining Halls & Campus RestaurantsWhat's This?

Center Ice Food Court
Location: West campus
Food: Potato Bar, Pasta Bar, Texas Cantina, American Fare, Bulldog Pizzeria, Dessert Bar, Eat Street, and Waffle Station
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
The Rock Café
Location: 1420 Knollview Drive
Food: Made-to-order preparation: American, Chinese, vegetarian, etc.
Hours: Daily 7 a.m.-12 a.m.
Westview
Location: Rankin Center-upper floor
Food: All-you-can-eat: main entrées, salad bar, fresh baked items
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-12 a.m., Saturday-Sunday 10:30 a.m.-12 a.m.

Student Polls

Rate campus dining on the following topics    Based on 98 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Convenient hours
  • Ethnic/kosher options
  • Healthy/organic options
  • Late-night options
  • Quality
  • Value
  • Variety/number of options
  • Vegetarian/vegan options

What are the best food options on campus?    Based on 30 responses

  • 46% The rock
  • 22% Starbucks
  • 12% University Center
  • 8% The Market
  • 7% Westside Cafe
  • 3% Frozen Yogurt
  • 2% Seattle's Best

What are the best things about the campus meal plan?    Based on 29 responses

  • 28% Unlimited food
  • 25% Open late
  • 18% Variety
  • 15% At least I eat one meal a day!
  • 9% School runs own kitchtens and serves great food
  • 5% The Rock has variety, not the Cafe

What are the worst food options on campus?    Based on 25 responses

  • 42% None
  • 27% Seattles best coffee
  • 19% Westside cafe
  • 8% The rock
  • 4% The Cafe

What are the worst things about the campus meal plan?    Based on 29 responses

  • 55% The cost
  • 24% The monotony
  • 13% Not many options in the the cafe
  • 5% The Rock is good, the Cafe is monotonous
  • 3% Get tired of the rock after a while
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