Spring 2022 Dining Experience

Updated: 1/4/22

Your safety is our top priority here at Framingham State University Dining Services. We are closely monitoring COVID-19 guidelines directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, federal, state, and local officials to make sure we are bringing you the most up-to-date information as we continue to navigate through the pandemic. Our team has worked diligently to implement robust policies and procedures aimed at keeping the entire Framingham State University Community safe while on campus and in our dining locations.  For information on everything we are doing, please click through the areas of focus below.

  • At the start of the semester you will receive a Green to Go Container
  • You have the option to use the Green to Go Container or make a Reservation for the Dining Commons, directions to make a reservation in reservation tab
  • How the Green Containers Work: Just like taking it to go, you will come into the Dining Commons, make your plate and exit the building once you are finished. You are not allowed to eat in the Dining Commons after making your plate with the green to go container
  • You can exchange your dirty container for a clean one as well.
  • Theres no additional charge to picking up your container however, students who fail to not give back their container at the end of the semester will be charged a fee
  • This is how the Dining Commons will run until further notice
  • Wearing a face covering in all our locations as a policy at Framingham State University. Those without masks will not be admitted into our dining locations.
  • Depending on the station, self-serve stations around campus can be operated by a team member.
  • Mandatory self-monitoring and reporting of symptoms by all employees 
  • Face coverings and gloves worn by all team members 
  • Added team members to assist with enhanced cleaning procedures and service 
  • Enhanced hand-washing procedures for all team members
  • You are required to make a reservation to sit and eat in the Dining Commons
  • If you do not make a reservation, you can not sit in the Dining Commons
  • To make a reservation, go on our Gifts & More tab using the 3 line icon at the top right corner of the page
  • Click on Reservations in the categories section
  • Pick your time slot to eat during Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or Dinner
  • Add to your Cart, Then accept the terms and check out
  • Once you swipe into the Dining Commons, you get a 30 minute time limit to sit and eat your meal
  • According to our Framingham State University Guidlines, Masks are required to be worn at all times on campus.
  • This does include the McCarthy Center as well as the McCarthy Center Dining Commons.
  • Students not wearing their masks will be asked to leave the building and will not be admitted into the Dining Commons.
  • Help support the health of the Framingham State University community!
  • Wearing is Caring!
  • Contactless payment is available at all locations using Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay. 
  • Mobile ordering is available for the Ram's Den Grille and Sandella's. Download the app. iOS |
  • Menus with complete nutritional information for the Dining Commons are available on both BiteU and our website so you can plan your meal before entering our locations.
  • The Annex (Back/Ramp) Entrance to the Dining Commons will not be open this semester. Please enter the Dining Commons through the main check-in entrance next to the Snack Bar.
  • Place your order ahead for easy pickup on Transact Mobile Ordering App. Download: iOS | Andriod
  • Wearing a face covering in all our locations are mandatory.
  • For on easy on the go option, purchase our Green To Go Containers on our website under Gifts and More for a take out meal in the Dining Commons.


  • Place your order ahead for easy pickup on Transact Mobile Ordering App. Download:iOS | Andriod