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Bear Bites
is UNC's online menu system that is convenient and easy to use, helping make dining on campus healthy and safe for all of our guests.

Check out the daily menus, look at nutritional information, and use the filter to exclude allergens or specific dietary restrictions.

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Allergies and Special Dietary Needs

On the right side of the page, select the items you would like to exclude from the menus. For example, choose “Milk” to filter out any recipe that contains milk.

Be sure to read the nutrition facts label and ask serving staff if you have any questions about specific recipes.

Bear Bites is a tool that can help you navigate the dining rooms when you have specific dietary needs, but if you have had severe allergic reactions in the past, we encourage you to speak with a manager. Our Registered Dietitian, Matthew Doyle, is also available to help you any time. Contact him at matthew.doyle@unco.edu or 970-351-1961.

Calculating Nutrients and Calories

Once you are in the menu for the location you want, you can create a meal and see the nutrients and calories for everything you've chosen.

  • Check each menu item you plan to eat, including the number of servings (items will appear in the upper right corner of the page under My Meal)
  • Select “Add Items” and keep adding until your meal is complete
  • Click on “Meal Nutrition” to see the nutritional information for your meal

Note: You can also just hover over a food item and see the nutritional information.

Using the Mobile App

You can also use the new Bear Bites menus on the UNC Mobile App.

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Please remember, UNC Dining Services cannot guarantee the accuracy of nutrition information. Ingredient and nutrition content are pulled from the USDA food database and are subject to change without our knowledge.

UNC Dining Services serves and uses the following products, among others, in meal preparation: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat, and products containing gluten and soy. Dietary information is available upon request. Students who have dietary or allergy-related questions or concerns about any item offered by Dining Services should contact the Dining Room Manager or the Dining Services Office.

For more information or if you would like further clarification regarding Dining Services policies, please contact the Dining Services Office located in Tobey-Kendel Hall, Room 120, call 970-351-2652, visit www.unco.edu/dining, or email diningservices@unco.edu.