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Brace Yourselves: Winter Term is Coming

Make sure you are on the right dining plan for winter term and request a change online today!

But make sure you have enough swipes for '53 Commons, because we've got some great additions for winter.  We're excited about the Scrambler: come for breakfast on weekdays and make your our scrambled eggs or omelets at our DIY Station.  We'll also be offering brunch on both Saturday and Sunday!  We've got new menus at every station, including some never-before-seen concepts at WorldView, some great random giveaways during Friday dinners, a few new special events and much, much more!

Exams and Winterim

We're gearing up for our exam hours, but we've also added a few meals for those of us who will be on campus for Winterim.

Fall Term Dining Plans end after dinner on Wednesday, November 22nd.  Undergraduate dining plans, including any DBA rolled over from fall or summer term, will be available again when we reopen for winter term on January 2nd.

Introducing green2go

Help the Big Green Go Green by Reducing the Use of Disposable Containers

How it Works:

  1. Join the green2go program with a one-time $4 investment in a reusable green2go container
  2. Exchange your empty green2go container for a green2go carabiner at ‘53 Commons (and at Novack Café or Collis Café in July)
  3. Exchange the green2go carabiner or empty green2go container for a clean container at ’53 Commons next time you want to take a meal to go

Take Less = Waste Less

Between 30 and 40% of all food in the United States ends up in landfills and composting bins each year. Help Dartmouth lead the way in reducing this statistic.  

The crew at 1953 Commons makes sure we compost 100% of what is not eaten, but there are still plenty of opportunities to waste less food.  The best way is to help is to make sure you are not taking more than you eat.  It's harder than it sounds, since there are so many different options and we fill our plates when we are at our hungriest. Make the sustainable choice and take less on your first trip.  You can always go back for more!  


We're Hungry for Feedback

Tell us about your dining experience at 1953 Commons or Courtyard Cafe and you could win $25 in DBA in our weekly drawing

Send us feedback by Text: 

  1. Text 55744
  2. type txt cyc for Courtyard Cafe feedback or txtfoco for 1953 Commons feedback
  3. We will respond publicly on the menu screens or directly 

Send us feedback online for Courtyard Cafe or 1953 Commons

You can also reach us through our online comment form or email us directly.


Join the SCOOP!

Sign up to receive Sign up to receive exclusive information on happenings, promotions and giveaways.  Text "dining" to 55744 to enroll.

Scoop WinnerCarter Boyd '21 had a wall of Coca Cola products delivered to his dorm just for joining the Scoop.


Track your Dining Plan Spending Online

Have questions about when you used your meal swipe or how much DBA you have left?  Need to add money to your DA$H account to finish laundry?  Enroll in GET, a free service from the Dartmouth Card Office which enables you to track all of your ID Card accounts online and make deposits remotely.  It is also available as an iOS or Android app.




Last Updated: 11/13/17