Welcome to Dining Services

At URI Dining Services, excellence is our mission. We are dedicated to enriching the experiences of our customers and guests by providing the highest quality of food and services in a nutritionally sound manner within a caring, attentive and appealing environment. We feature home style favorites, regional and ethnic specialties, lower fat/lower calorie options, and vegan and vegetarian selections.Visit one of our many retail operations for quick to-go options, or enjoy the variety and atmosphere of our all-you-can-eat dining halls.


Award Winning Services

Our Hope Commons facility, which features Mainfare, Rhody Market and the Corner Store, has won awards including the gold medal in the Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards from NACUFS …five years in a row! These award recognizes the most successful ideas in menus, presentations, special events planning, and new dining concepts in a national competition among on-campus food services, as well as green building LEED certification. The Corner Store has received the “Best In Business” award for variety and product mix. Thank you to all of our staff for making this possible!


Butterfield Expansion

Butterfield Dining Hall will be closing December 18, 2014 for expansion. Click here for details about alternate services for Spring 2015!

J-Term Food Services

Are meal plans available for students taking in-person courses?
The Ram’s Den http://web.uri.edu/dining/rams-den/  will be open Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM from January 2 – January 16. Rhody Market and Corner Store at Hope Commons will be open Monday – Thursday, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM, January 5 – January 8, and Monday – Thursday, January 12 – January 15. Cash, credit card, and Ram Account transactions are accepted. Fall and Spring semester resident meal plans along with combo meal features are not accepted during this period. There are also Emporium merchants that accept cash, credit card, and Ram Account transactions. See a list of Ram Account merchants here http://web.uri.edu/dining/ram-account/ . Butterfield Dining Hall and Hope Commons are closed during intersession.

URI Dining App

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URI Dining Services App is available for iPhone and Android! Review daily menus, web cams, add funds to your Ram Account, and access FAQs, even shuttle bus GPS! Available for iPhone and Android.
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