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NEW DINING COMMONS

Grand Opening FALL 2022

The new Dining Commons will be a landmark building on Burnaby Campus. Located at the terminus of the campus spine, it will provide dining, studying, meeting and social commons space—it will become the heart of the student experience. 

  • The new venue will add over 28,000 sq ft of dining space, including a patio and mezzanine level.
  • 500 seats will be added, with a variety of seating configurations from family-style tables, to bistro and bar seating.
  • Increased access to electrical outlets and WIFI means that students can stay connected while studying and grabbing a bite to eat.
  • Great new culinary stations will be added, featuring global cuisines, plant-forward options, and more.

Get a taste of some new features coming to Dining Commons in Fall 2022

The Hot Plate
Choose your protein, veggies, sauce and watch it cooked fresh in front of you on the Teppanyaki-style grill. 

Sprout
Vegetables shine front and center at this new station—perfect for vegetarians, vegans, and anyone looking to eat more delicious plant forward foods. 

Create
Stop by this station during the day to build your own omelet and the Dining Commons staff will make it to your specifications. Come back in the evening and enjoy the curated selection of sauces and pastas at the cutomizable pasta bar. 

My Pantry
This popular DIY kitchen will reopen as a space for students to exercise their culinary chops. Choose from a variety of ingredients and kitchen tools to whip up your own culinary masterpieces or quick meals. 

The Stacks
Stop by for lunch and build the sandwich of your dreams or choose one of the delicious, chef-created daily features.

Spring 2022 update—take a peek inside Dining Commons construction: