A summary of nutrition options and practices is available below. Full nutrition and allergen information is available on the NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION page. Information on this page hosted by Haverford applies to both campuses.

Our registered dietitian Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE is available to assist the Bi Co community with all of your needs and dietary questions. She can be contacted by email Nicole Patience or make an appointment by calling 610 526 7400.

BMCDS offers nutritional and wellness seminars for gym credit, athletes, hall advisors, and employees, as well as individual counseling by appointment. Call 610-526-7400 make an appointment to discuss healthy eating, weight management, sports nutrition, eating disorders, food allergies, lactose intolerance, or other nutrition concerns. 

A Guide to Food Allergy Resources on Campus Brochure

2015 Bryn Mawr & Haverford College Dining Food Allergy Action Plan

Special Diet Needs Form
Please let the Bi-College Dietitian know about any food allergies or special dietary needs that you have. Fill out the form, save it to your computer, and either email ( or to ensure confidentiality, print and mail the form to Nicole Patience (address listed at the bottom of the form).

The BMCDS Dietitian serves as a consultant for menu planning and recipe development, working with the gym and health center to achieve overall student wellness. 

If you've ever wondered if something contained nuts, was low in calories, or safe for a vegan to eat, you'll be happy to know that Bryn Mawr and Haverford Dining Services now have nutritional info available for all of their entrees. From calories to allergies, we've got you covered.

Nutrition Information

Available in all Dining Halls:

Vegetarian and Meat options at every meal

New Dorm Dining Hall offers additional vegan dishes

Kosher options available during Passover

Lactaid 100 (100% lactose reduced, non-fat milk)
Soy Milk & Rice Milk (Calcium + B12 Fortified)
Skim (non-fat), 1%, and Whole Milk
Low-Fat Swiss Cheese at the Deli Bar
Low-Fat Cottage Cheese
Low-Fat Yogurt
Low-Fat or Non-Fat Frozen Yogurt
3 Low-Fat or Fat-Free Dressings and 3 Regular Dressings on all Salad Bars        High Fructose Corn Syrup Free breads available at each meal

Recipe Standards:
We use canola oil in recipes requiring salad or vegetable oil

All frying oils are trans-fat and Acid Free
All our canned fruits are packed in water or juice

Our tuna is packed in water
We do not add MSG to any recipe (some purchased items may contain MSG)
We use Non-Dairy "Trans-Fat Acid free" margarine instead of butter in our recipes
Items containing nuts & seafood are clearly labeled

We use Gluten Free soy sauce in our recipes


Six week rotation menu
Vegetarian and meat options at every meal
All of our vegetable side dishes are vegan
New Dorm Dining Hall prepares additional vegan dishes
Kosher options available during passover

Vegan & Vegetarian options