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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many AYCE meals are offered during a typical week?  Semester?

All meals offered in Dillin Hall will be All-You-Care-to-Eat (AYCE).  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered on weekdays, with brunch and dinner offered on the weekends.  There are 19 AYCE meals served in Dillin Hall every week and 285 AYCE meals per semester.  For those of you keeping track, that means the Weekly plan allows you to enjoy 12 of the 19 AYCE meals served every week, while the Block plan allows you to enjoy 100 of the 285 AYCE meals served every semester. 

Q. Are there voluntary meal plans?

The voluntary dining plans – Community Plan #1 and Community Plan #2 – are available to any student that doesn’t live in a residence hall, as well as all faculty and staff members. While the AYCE meals expire at the end of each semester, the Flex Dollars carry until the end of the academic year.   

Q. What should I do if I have allergies and or dietary restrictions?

We are able to accomodate special diets and offer many heathy and delicious options for students with allergies and dietary restrictions. Please contact our General Manager Bill Masullo at bill.masullo@sodexo.com or by calling (503) 883-2390. Together with our Chef we can answer your questions and concerns and work together to create a Meal Plan that works for you.

Q. May I bring guests to meals using my meal plan?

Yes, the Block plan allows you to use multiple meals at a time so you can treat guests to a delicious AYCE meal at Dillin.  Both the Unlimited and Weekly plan allow you to use your Flex Dollars to pick-up the tab for guests.

Q. What does AYCE mean?

AYCE is an acronym for All-You-Care-to-Eat meals that are offered in Dillin Hall.

Q. When can I expect all serving areas in Dillin Hall to be open for AYCE meals?

Regardless of a student’s meal plan selection, they can expect all serving areas in Dillin Hall to be open during the general AYCE meal times.

Q. What are the late night dining options on campus?

Starbucks is open until midnight six nights a week and has a variety of food options available. Flex Dollars, Wildcat Cash, Credit Cards or Cash  is accepted

Q. Do I have to have my ID card to eat in Dillin?

Yes, to protect your account from unauthorized use, you are required to present your own ID card for AYCE meals and retail purchases using Flex Dollars or Wildcat Cash.   No one else is allowed to use your card.  Of course, cash/credit/debit purchases may be made without presenting your ID card.

Q. What are Flex Dollars and how do they work?

Flex Dollars are included in the Unlimited, Weekly, Block and voluntary meal plans and may be used at any on-campus dining location (Dillin, Wildcat Express and Starbucks).  Flex Dollars work like a pre-paid debit card with funds kept on your student ID card.  Flex Dollars may be carried over from the Fall to the Spring when a new meal plan is purchased in the Spring.  However, Flex Dollars are not carried over from academic year to academic year.

Q. How do I know how many meals I have left or how much money I have in my account?

If you’d like to know where you stand at any point during the year, simply present your card to any cashier in Campus Dining Services (Dillin, Starbucks,Wildcat Express).  After swiping your card, the cashier will be able to tell you how many meals you have left and/or how much money (Flex Dollars or Wildcat Cash) you have on your account.

Q. What if I have lots of Flex Dollars left over at the end of Spring semester?

If you have Flex Dollars that you’re looking to spend, there are a variety of ways to spend Flex Dollars at the end of Spring semester – contact Retail & Catering Manager Vicki Farris (503) 883-2555 or vfarris@linfield.edu) to arrange for a pizza party or ice cream social!

Q. What do I do if I run out of Flex Dollars?

If you run out of Flex Dollars you may decide to purchase Wildcat Cash or make purchases using cash/debit/credit.  Wildcat Cash may be purchased in the Dining Services office in Dillin Hall.

Q. What is Wildcat Cash and how is it different from Flex Dollars?

Wildcat Cash is voluntary Dollars that you can choose to add (or replenish) whenever you choose.  Like Flex Dollars, Wildcat Cash works like a pre-paid debit card with funds kept on your student ID card and may be used at any on-campus dining location (Dillin, Wildcat Express and Starbucks).  Unlike Flex Dollars, however, Wildcat Cash can be carried over from year to year.

Q. What do I do if I run out of Wildcat Cash?

If you run out of Wildcat Cash, you may decide to replenish your account by adding additional funds to your account or make purchases using cash/debit/credit.  Wildcat Cash may be purchased (or replenished) in the Dining Services office in Dillin Hall.

Q. What do I do if I’ve lost my student ID card?

Please report lost or stolen cards immediately to CPS at (503) 883-SAFE (7233).  If your card is lost or stolen you will be required to pay a non-refundable fee of $15 for your card replacement.   Linfield College identification cards are available at Cozine Hall in the CPS Office Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. 

Q. Where can I call if I have further questions?

Director of Dining Services Bill Masullo can be reached by calling (503) 883-2390 or via email at wmasull@linfield.edu

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Important Info

Lost or Stolen Meal Cards
Lost or stolen Meal Cards can be replaced.  Should this happen to you, contact Campus Public Safety located in Cozine Hall.

Seconds Policy
You never have to be too shy to ask for seconds with our Campus Dining Program.  Our generous policy allows for a second helping of many menu favorites.  All you have to do is ask!

Dietary Needs
Do you have particular dietary needs?  Please let us know!  Our Campus Dining Services Program can accommodate your special dietary requirements.  For more information, please contact Bill Masullo @ x2390 or wmasull@linfield.edu.

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