Services to Help You Stay Healthy

The Dining team can address questions and concerns regarding nutrition and dietary needs. There are a number of services available to ensure an easy and satisfying dining experience.

Individual Consultations

Individual consultations to discuss and assist with concerns including, but not limited to, food allergies and intolerances, vegetarian and vegan diets and weight management.

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Meal Planning

Customized meal planning for students with food allergies and other restrictive dietary needs.

Information and Tours

Looking for more guidance in the dining hall? Reach out to the Dining team for an individual or group tour with your club, team, or floor.

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Eat Well Guides

You can always find a balanced meal at John Jay, Ferris Booth, and JJ’s Place! Our Eat Well Guides show you where to find daily whole grains, fruits and veggies, lean proteins, and healthy fats to build a beautiful, delicious, and balanced meal!

Events & Initiatives

Many of Columbia Dining's special events and initiatives have a nutrition focus. Learn more by exploring the featured events below.

National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is an annual nutrition education campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Every year in March, we host events, themed menus, and special dishes to showcase healthy daily offerings and encourage nutritious eating.

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Food Insecurity

Columbia Dining provides financial and buying support to the Columbia Food Pantry, a student-run operation in Lerner Hall dedicated to relieving hunger in the student community. Learn more about how Columbia Dining addresses food insecurity here.