Western Michigan U. makes menus mobile

Dining Services responds to students' requests to be able to see menus on their smartphones.

Menus for dining facilities at Western Michigan University, in Kalamazoo, can now be viewed by students on their smartphones. By entering a URL or scanning a QR code with their phones, students will have access to menus for all five resident dining centers and the Bernhard Cafe. Menus can be filtered by dining location and daypart.

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