COVID-19 Policies

Your safety is our top priority here at Liberty Dining Services. We closely monitor COVID-19 guidelines directed by Centers for Disease Control and government officials to make sure we are bringing you the most up-to-date information as we continue to navigate through the pandemic. Our teams have worked diligently to implement robust policies and procedures aimed at keeping our students and staff safe. To take a look at everything we are doing, please click through the topics below.

2021 Spring COVID-19 Update:

During the University's campus-wide quarantine protocol, all dining locations will be take out only. 

  • Students, Faculty, and Staff are required to wear a mask when entering a dining facility (i.e. Food Court at Reber-Thomas, Doc’s Diner, etc.).  Students, Faculty, and Staff are required to wear a mask when getting into a dining line (i.e. Star Ginger, Pizza Hut, Chick-fil-A)
  • Masks are required to be worn until the patron sits down at a table. When the individual is seated, they may take off their mask
  • Masks are also required to be worn when the patron gets up from the table
  • (For students only) If you have a medical condition, please contact the Office of Disability Accommodation Support (ODAS) to receive an exemption card
  • Contact surfaces such as counters, kiosk screens, and drink machines cleaned continually throughout the day with antivirus solution
  • Additional cross-contact training for all employees to prevent the spread of germs
  • Additional hand sanitization stations at all on-campus restaurants
  • Nanoseptic self-cleaning strips installed on all doors and handles within dining locations
  • Signage in restrooms encouraging hand-washing
  • Tables at dining locations removed or spaced apart for social distancing
  • Floor signage installed at all dining locations to help keep patrons six feet apart
  • Campus security stationed at locations to help enforce social distancing
  • Continual review of CDC, government, and health department procedures to provide updates in guidelines
  • Silverware distributed to patrons at designated locations in the dining hall
  • All self-serve stations around campus now operated by an attendant
  • Pre-plated meals and pre-boxed options utilized more for food safety and move lines faster
  • New take-out line at The Food Court at Reber-Thomas
  • Additional grab & go options to help lines move faster
  • For those displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with a confirmed case within a 14 day period, you will not be permitted into a dining location for the safety of our guests and staff 
  • Partnership with Grubhub for mobile ordering pickup at on-campus restaurants, including concessions
  • Contact-free transactions by simply tapping your Flames Pass on our new register scanners
  • Daily menus and nutritionals found on our website
  • Ongoing updates on our website and social media pages
  • Masks and gloves worn by all employees
  • Daily employee temperature checks
  • Plexiglass installed at all counters and pickup locations
  • Enhanced hand-washing procedures for all employees