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Dean of Students Initiatives


Dean of Students IntuitiveBig Orange Meal Share allows students to donate their unused guest meals to fellow students in need.

To Donate

  • Students who have a meal plan can follow the instruction on the DOS website
  • Students who do not have a meal plan can donate funds via VOLstarter. The link to do this will be on the website beginning Monday, October 24

To Receive Assistance

  • Fill out the short form on the DOS website: BOMS Application
  • Once the form is received, someone from the DOS office will reach out to schedule a meeting with the student to discuss their need for meals
  • Meals added to the student’s Vol Card can be used at Presidential Court Café


Dean of Students Initiative Lunch Hours is an initiative that allows student to interact with faculty outside the classroom by taking a faculty or staff member to lunch, courtesy of the Dean of Students

  • Students can sign up online on the DOS website
  • Students can participate up to two times a semester with a different faculty/staff member each time
  • Passes are offered on Tuesdays and Fridays, specific dates for each semester can be found online
  • Students must come to 413 Student Services Building to pick up and return the passes
  • Passes may be picked up the day before the date of the lunch, but must be returned within one business day following the lunch (i.e. a student who signed up is eligible to pick up a pass on Monday and go to lunch Tuesday, but must return the pass by Wednesday at 5 p.m.)
  • Lunch Hours passes are only eligible to be used at Presidential Court Café, Southern Kitchen, and the Student Union and are good for up to $15 per pass at one dining location
  • Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible to participate