Welcome to Syracuse University!

Syracuse University offers a wide variety of well-balanced choices in our dining centers, food halls, and cafes.

Students on a meal plan can look forward to a rotating selection of foods that will satisfy any palette. We look forward to fortifying you so you are able to reach your academic and personal goals while you are a part of the Syracuse University community.

Meet our Registered Dietitian

Ashley Leone, Assistant Director of Nutrition Management, focuses on nutrition programming for campus dining operations, training staff and students in nutrition and food safety, assisting with recipe creation, working one-on-one with students on nutrition and special dietary needs, and facilitates relationships between students, executive chefs, and dining facility management.

Ashley can assist with a variety dietary needs including:

  • Food Allergies and/or Intolerance
  • Religious and Cultural Diets
  • Dietary Preferences
  • Celiac Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Other Medical Conditions

At any point during your time on campus you would like to meet with the registered dietitian one-on-one to discuss your concerns, email  mealtalk@syr.edu. Ashley will contact you to set up an appointment.

In addition, the Barnes Center at the Arch employs registered dietitians who are available to provide nutrition counseling in a confidential setting. Nutrition counseling is available to Syracuse University students who have paid their Health Service fee. If you would like to make an appointment, please call Health Services at 315.443.8000.

Additional Information

Syracuse University students residing on campus are required to have a meal plan, including those with special nutritional needs. The Syracuse University registered dietitian can work one-on-one with students to ensure all dietary needs are met appropriately.

Medical documentation from your provider needs to be sent to the Registered Dietitian in Campus Dining for special accommodation requests.

Syracuse University Campus Dining is committed to delivering quality food and service to our students. Campus Dining continually strives to meet the needs of all students, including those with special nutritional requirements.

The Campus Dining online menu is available for guests to search for nutritional and allergen-related information. The top nine allergens: milk, fish, soy, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, and sesame are indicated on the menu. Halal, gluten friendly, vegan, and vegetarian items are also indicated.

Campus Dining recognizes that students and guests may be allergic to foods outside of these common allergens. Customers with allergies or intolerance to any foods are encouraged to contact mealtalk@syr.edu for additional support and resources.

Although our chefs and staff adhere to standardized recipes, last minute changes to ingredients may occur. If you have a question about a menu item, we encourage you to seek assistance from a manager, supervisor, or a staff member for specific ingredient information.


Syracuse University Campus Dining treats food allergies and celiac disease seriously. Campus Dining employees work one-on-one with students with food allergies and celiac disease to avoid cross-contact and allergic reactions.

Please be advised that our menu items may contain gluten and the Big 9 allergens (Milk, Eggs, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Sesame, Soy, Peanuts, and Tree nuts) or have come in contact with items containing gluten or the Big 9 allergens. In addition, food manufacturers may change their formulation or manner of processing without our knowledge.

Syracuse University Campus Dining will assume no liability for any adverse reactions that may occur in the dining facilities.