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Did you know that faculty and staff are welcome at all UMaine Dining locations? It’s true! Not only can you dine in our retail locations, like the Bear’s Den and Oakes Room, but you can also get a real “taste of student life” by enjoying a meal in our residential dining facilities at York, Hilltop and Wells.

You can enjoy savings via accounts available through your MaineCard. Below is a very brief summary of the savings. Visit our Meal Plans page for details.

Dining Funds Savings:

  • 10 percent discount off of cash price for all-you-care-to-eat meals at Hilltop, Wells Central and York
  • 5 percent discount at Wells and Hilltop Markets

Black Bear Bucks Savings:

  • 5 percent discount at our convenience markets, the Bear’s Den at the Memorial Union including the café & pub, Oakes Room Café at Fogler Library, and Bear Bites, Too at the Donald P. Corbett Building.

Host an informal meeting or luncheon:

You may be familiar with the modern Catering facilities on the second floor of Wells. Did you know that UMaine Dining also has a private dining room in York? Your group can choose from the options in our all-you-care-to-eat dining room and bring their meal to a private reserved space. Contact us for a tour or to book your next informal event:

  • York Private Dining Room: contact York Dining Service Manager Matthew Stepp at or 207.581.4448

Organize your next special event, formal meeting, or conference:

World-class service and exceptional meeting spaces are just a short walk away. The second floor of Wells Central is home to UMaine Catering, renowned for creating ideal experiences for their campus clients.