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Conference Dining

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Campus Dining believes strongly in seeing that their customer’s satisfaction is met, if not exceeded. Our dining staff works tirelessly to provide excellent food and seamless service to our conference guests.

Conference food service is available primarily through two venues, the Valsetz Food Court and Catering.

Coffee and snacks are always available at our two main coffee shops:

  • The Press –  serving Starbucks®, located in the Hamersly Library.
  • Caffé Allegro – serving Portland Roasting coffee, located in the main concourse of the Werner University Center.

Food service for most conference groups will be Buffet Style Meals served in the Valsetz Food Court located within the residential complex on the north end of campus.

Meals served here are primarily buffet style, but arrangements can be made through Campus Dining for special dietary requests and/or to provide service in other locations on campus or make arrangements for a special catered event.

Please use the link below to access our Proposed Event Form.


Will you be needing coffee and pastries to get your conference Welcome – Meet and Greet session started on the right foot? Maybe you need box lunches for an off-campus excursion – or a formal dinner for your closing banquet to put an exclamation mark on a fantastic conference experience.

Regardless of the size or scope of your event, from the smallest reception or meeting to a grand sit down dinner, the professional catering staff at Western Oregon University is prepared to make your event look – and taste – amazing! Take a look at the WOU Catering Guide to get started planning your event on campus.

WOU Catering Guide

If you need further assistance in setting up a custom package tailored to fit your specific conference needs, please take a moment and fill out our Proposed Event Form. A Conference Services staff member will be in touch with you within three (3) business days to assist you in planning your event.



Conference & Event Services

503-838-8656 | or e-mail: conferences@wou.edu