The Vending Program offers affordable, brand-name snack foods and beverages throughout the University.
The University of Maryland College Park is exclusively a Pepsi campus - which means that any and all beverages provided or served on campus property must be manufactured or distributed by Pepsi. This includes drinks for sale or provided at no cost, including bottled water. Bottled water in containers smaller than 1 gallon may not be purchased through campus office supply or water cooler contracts. Distribution of individual bottled water must be Aqua Fina brand.
This requirement does not apply to dairy products; bottled water in containers larger than 1 gallon; alcoholic beverages, fresh brewed coffee and tea; and freshly made to order juices; OR to beverages purchased by individuals for their own consumption.
This policy applies to all campus programs, meetings, catered events, athletic and recreational competitions for students, faculty or staff.
Vending Services regularly conducts machine audits to monitor operating conditions, cleanliness, etc. A customer satisfaction survey is provided at various vending locations to learn about customer preferences and suggestions. Comments and suggestions are always welcome via email to Corporate Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 301.405.9500.