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together we rise! Dining on Campus in the Now and New Normal

June 02, 2020

Students and parents are concerned about the potential dangers of campus life in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dining has become an area of particular focus, with consumers expressing a heightened emphasis on food safety and flexible dining options. This brief communication piece explains the steps Sodexo is taking to safeguard the health and well-being of everyone who dines on campus.

A Note to Our Guests About the Coronavirus

March 12, 2020

We take our responsibility for the well-being of the communities we serve seriously and want to share with you the contingency measures we are taking to keep the communities we serve and our employees safe.

Universities Launches New "SoStudents"​ Site for Interns

May 10, 2019

Universities in North America has launched a new website to recruit, inform and support its growing intern program. Sostudents.sodexomyway.com is the division's new online hub where current and future student employees on campus can sign up, share their experiences and connect to people and resources they need to be successful.

BITE App

October 28, 2017

The Bite app is an easy-to-use app packed with daily menu and nutritional information from our dining halls.This app is available to use on any android or apple device on the Rensselaer campus for the Commons Dining Hall, Blitman Dining Hall, BarH Dining Hall, and Russell Sage Dining Hall. Bite compiles all the daily menus from dining halls on campus and provides a complete nutritiona...

Build Your Own Pizza Every Friday at Commons Dining Hall!

October 28, 2017

Build Your Own Pizza People no longer want just a product but a customized experience. We created a specialized lunch at the Commons Dining Hall. Sodexo at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Technology has developed a “Create Your Own Pizza” station every Friday. With a variety of sauces, veggies, and meats you are able to produce a pizza in less than three and a half minutes that is tai...

FARE Certification

October 28, 2017

Food Allergy Reserch and Education or FARE, the leading advocacy group in the country for food allergies research and education launched its list of universities that go above and beyond taking care of students with food allergies and celiac disease. This Food Allergy College Beta search engine is the first of its kind to provide information about how to find information about food allergy acc...

My Zone

October 28, 2017

My Zone in the Commons Dining Hall is our campus "pantry" at Rensselaer, where food items needed by students with Celiac disease or food allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This special area is free of tree nut, peanut, and gluten-containing ingredients and products. My Zone gives students the ability to be involved in their own allergen-safe meal preparat...

Simple Servings

October 28, 2017

Simple Servings, a hot entree station located in the Commons Dining Hall, provides safe and appetizing food choices for our customers with food allergies, gluten intolerance or those who prefer simple foods. Simple Servings is Sodexo's solution to proactively address most of the ingredients that account for 90% of all food allergy reactions: milk, eggs, wheat, soy, shellfish, peanuts and tree ...