Budget units may obtain food services for functions through Campus Dining Services under prior approved conditions. The University requisition form is used and the information required on the requisition is essentially the same except that specifications and cost estimates are not required. The requisition should state the time, date, and function. Campus Dining Services will be listed as the suggested vendor and the requisition is forwarded directly to Campus Dining Services for processing. Click on Request for Special Meals for information on soliciting necessary approval concerning faculty/staff situations requiring food/meals.
If Campus Dining Services is not utilized for providing food services for an approved budget unit function, then external caterers or other providers must meet prescribed insurance levels if food services provided on the SLU campus. If cost over $5,000 up to $15,000, the Purchasing Department will be required to solicit bidsfor the food purchases. This requirement applies to food purchases to be provided on or off University premises. Click on Request for Special Meals for information on soliciting necessary approval concerning faculty/staff situations requiring food/meals.
If a student organization or departmental unit intends to have an activity or make a purchase involving preparation of food by the student organization, department unit, or a donor, then click on Food Policy & Procedure for necessary approval of food related activity or purchase.