Universities in Alabama, North Carolina, North Dakota and Texas announce tentative fall re-opening plans after coronavirus shutdowns
After being shuttered for most of the spring term due to the coronavirus crisis, universities in at least four states—Alabama, North Carolina, North Dakota and Texas—have announced plans for reopening to in-person classes this fall.
Datassential: College food service sales ‘have dropped off a cliff’
New data shows nearly half C&U operators’ sales have essentially gone to zero, a quarter are doing just 10% of usual volume. For those still open, C&U dining services has ‘flipped on its head,’ with streamlining, downsizing and portability according to Dasassential’s latest survey on the coronavirus crisis on campus.
Major universities offer a variety of approaches to adjusting meal plans in response to coronavirus shutdowns
The 25 universities in the United States with the largest number of meal plans sold have all suspended face-to-face classes and most have announced how they will deal with refunding meal plan fees paid by students leaving campus due to coronavirus. Here’s a rundown.
Stony Brook University’s CulinArt food service team feeds students still on campus
About 2,000 students are still on campus at the Long Island school. Using technology, social media and today’s social distancing rules, Stony Brook provides three takeout meals per day for remainder of spring semester.