University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Additional Meal Plan Features

Guest Meals

Students who have contracted for resident meal plan, can use their guest meals to treat friends or family (students can also use Dining Dollars to pay for their guests’ meal and will be charged the published walk-in rate). Gold A and Gold B meal plans include 10 guest meals and unlimited parent guest meals.  All other residential meal plans include 10 guest meals.  Guest meal plan allocations are for the semester and are not weekly.  Guest meals are not included with the Mountain Cat Employee Meal Plan. 

Meal Exchanges

Eating on the run?  Want to grab your meal and eat outside with your friends? Use a meal exchange!  Meal exchanges are available at all retail dining locations on campus (specific menu items qualify as a meal exchange at each location) during normal hours of operation!  Simply swipe your card and tell the attendant you're doing a meal exchange…and it will cost only one meal swipe.  No need to tap into your dining dollars!  Information on specific meal exchange options available at each retail location can be found here

Daily Grind (Blackington Hall)
Available: Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pitt Stop (Student Union – food court)
Available: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  |  Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Pizza Pitt (Student Union)
Available: Daily 7 p.m.-midnight

Tso Good @ The Tuck Shop (Student Union)
Available: Monday-Friday:  11 a.m.-8 p.m.  |  Saturday & Sunday:  2 p.m.-8 p.m.

Walk-in Rates (2022-2023)

You are welcome to eat in the Dining Hall even if you don't have a meal plan.  You can pay by credit card or Mountain Cat Cash and will be charged the walk-in rate based on the meal period (students enrolled in a meal plan who run out of meals can purchase a meal with dining dollars and pay $10 regardless of the meal period):

  • Breakfast: $10
  • Lunch/Brunch: $12
  • Dinner: $14

Balanced Choices for Any Diet

Food Allergies & Dietary Restrictions
"Delicious Without" (formerly G8) is an allergen-friendly station located inside PJ’s Restaurant that features menu items made without the top-9 allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, milk, wheat, soy, sesame, and gluten). Delicious Without utilizes designated purple equipment, such as cutting boards, knives and cookware for menu item preparation.  Our culinary team will work with you to accommodate dietary restrictions based on health conditions. All information relating to food allergies and dietary restrictions is kept confidential. 

Special Diets
Students can request special diets required as part of their religious beliefs (halal and kosher meals).  Just contact a member of our culinary team to discuss your needs. 

Vegetarian entrees are provided in PJ's Restaurant at every meal. 

Download the Apps!

Dine On Campus™ provides helpful, dining-related information. You can find places to eat, whether or not they're open, and browse menu items. You can also self-declare your allergen needs or request a kosher or halal meal. Tapping on a menu item displays the nutritional information and other important details. You can even add menu items to HealthKit if you're interested in tracking the nutritional value of what you eat.

Boost provides you with the convenience of placing your retail order online, saving you the time of needing to wait in line. Just place your order and show up when your order is ready!