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Dining Facility FAQs

Campus Way Café FAQs

  • Will Sodexo be operating the new dining café?
     Yes, Sodexo will be operating the new dining café that is opening in fall 2022.
  • What will the dining hours be?
    Dining Hours
    Hours of Operation
    Mon-Fri Sat/Sun
    Breakfast 7am-10am N/A
    Lunch / Brunch 11am-2pm 10am-2pm
    Dinner 5pm-8pm 5pm-8pm
    Late Night TBD TBD
  • How many meals can I redeem within one day?
    There is no limit to how many meals can be redeemed within one day. However, each meal redeemed will be deducted from the allotted MPW or block meals available.
  • Can I use my meal plan for guests in the dining café?
    MPW meals and Block meals are only allowed for the student on the meal plan. Students can use their dining dollars to purchase meals for other students/guests.
  • What are the rules of the dining café?
    All patrons of the dining café must follow all CSUSM, CSUSM Corporation, and Sodexo policies, rules and regulations. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times and only food in the appropriate to-go container is allowed to leave the facility. Failure to comply with all policies, procedures and rules may result in a suspension or revocation of the meal plan and/or access to the dining café.
  • Will the dining café be open over breaks?
    Some type of dining option will be available for students during part of winter break, Thanksgiving break, and spring break. Please check the CSUSM app or Dining Hours webpage for hours of operation.
  • Can I take food out of dining café?
    Only if it is in a provided to-go container. Students can use the simply-to-go option or the to-go container in their meal plan. When you arrive at the café, you must let the cashier know you would like a to-go meal. The cashier will swipe your card and give you a sustainable to-go container or point you in the direction of our simply-to-go area. At the cashier, you’ll find napkins and utensils.
  • Can I check what will be on the menu in advance?
    Once the menus become available in August 2022, you can visit Sodexo's Website for additional information on menus.
  • Can others join me at the dining café if they don’t have a meal plan?
    Yes, guests can pay the door price upon entering, or the student with a meal plan can use their dining dollars to treat them to a meal. Door prices vary by meal time and are more expensive than the price-per-meal of the meal plan.
  • Can I still eat at the dining café without a meal plan?
    Yes! There will be a walk-in rate available to those interested in dining in the facility. Price varies by meal time and is more expensive than the price-per-meal of the meal plan.