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Residential College System

The Rice Residential College System is a central aspect of the university experience. Within the residential college structure, Dining Services supports the important role of serving the student body nutritious and appetizing food. To best fulfill this service, Dining Services prepares meal plans with the traditional ingredients of wholesome food, convenience and a friendly staff. Our talented and award winning culinary team is eager to provide seemingly unlimited varieties of food, while upholding the standards of sustainability and wellness. Requests are welcome and encouraged.  Our dining policy is "all you can eat" with a reminder to make careful choices. If you are interested in learning more about a healthy diet, please refer to the Plate Method.