By protecting and improving our environment, the communities where we do business and the students we serve, Sodexo makes every day a better day and every tomorrow a better tomorrow.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which company manages the dining services?

Sodexo Campus Services. Sodexo is the leading provider of Food and Facilities management in North America and has provided Converse College with excellent services since the 1970's. Check out more about Sodexo at SodexoUSA.com.

Are you able to accommodate my special dietary needs?

Absolutely. Sodexo Campus Services has a wide range of resources to accommodate special dietary needs. We also have access to a Registered Dietitian to assist students with meal planning and special dietary issues. Please stop by Gee Dining Hall.

What meal plans are offered at Converse?

All students that live in the Residence Halls are required to be on a meal plan. There are 3 meal plans to choose from. Our current plan options may be viewed on the Meal Plans page.

What are Flex Dollars?

These funds may be used to make purchases at SubConnection & Starbucks in Valkyries Station. Flex Dollars can also be used to purchase meals for family & friends at Gee Dining Hall. All of the meal plans and flex dollars are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

When is the dining hall open?

The dining hall is open seven days a week during the academic year. Check out the Dining Choices pages to view our current hours of operation

Can I change my meal plan and if so, where do I go?

You can change your plan during the first week of classes. The changes can be made at the Dining Services Office located in Gee.

What is a Block Plan?

We offer a “block plan” as well as the “traditional meals per week” in order to provide maximum flexibility. The plan provides a block of meals to be allocated by the student over the course of the semester. The number of meals consumed each week (or day) is at the discretion of the student.

Where can I get more information on meal plans?

More information is available in the student handbook. However, please don’t hesitate to visit the Food service office, call (864) 596-9616 or e-mail them to Daniel Parton.

How do I use financial aid vouchers to purchase books?

In This Section

Important Info

Welcome, Guests! 

Have a guest over for dinner! You are welcome to bring a friend or family member for any meal at Gee Dining Hall. Guest meal prices are as follows: Breakfast $4.00, Lunch $6.00 and Dinner $6.25. Sunday Brunch is $7.00. South Carolina sales tax is charged at the time of purchase. 

Dietary Needs 

Do you have particular dietary needs? No problem! Our Campus Dining Services Program can accommodate your special dietary requirements. For more information, please contact Dining Services at (864) 596-9616. 

Block Plan Overview 

We offer a “block plan” as well as the “traditional meals per week” in order to provide maximum flexibility. We take pride in meeting each student’s food preferences and busy schedule. The plan provides a block of meals to be allocated by the student over the course of the semester. The number of meals consumed each week (or day) is at the discretion of the student.

Expense Dollars 

Expense Dollars work just like a checking account. You deposit money into your account and charges are automatically deducted. Although the meal plans include some Flex Dollars, most students add additional money to their Expense account. 

  • Expense Dollars can be added to your account in any amount. 
  • Expense Dollars can be used at Sub Connection, Valkyries Station and Gee Dining Room.
  • Expense Dollars you add to your account carry over from semester to semester and from year to year. 

Contact the dining office to add Expense Dollars to your account! We accept Visa & Mastercard.

Converse College | Dining Services | 580 E. Main St. | Spartanburg, SC 29302 | tel. (864) 596-9616 | Contact Us