Freddy's and Panda Express coming to RSC

Fans of shoestring fries and lo mein can begin celebrating; Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers and Panda Express are coming to the Rhatigan Student Center at Wichita State this fall.

WSU Dining recognized a need for new dining options through guest feedback, satisfaction surveys and student committees.

Through these conversations, a decision was made to replace Mondo Subs and Sono with Panda Express and Freddy’s, the top two brands suggested by students.

“Wichita State University and Chartwells were able to work together to bring not just one, but both of these brands to campus,” says Jeremy Jefferson, marketing manager for Chartwells. “We couldn’t be more excited.”

Panda Express will offer its full menu, without sushi. This is the first Freddy’s location on a college campus, so the menu is still being finalized. However, they will absolutely serve frozen custard.

Freddy’s was founded in Wichita in 2002 and recently opened its 300th restaurant in March 2018.

Panda Express and Freddy’s are scheduled to be open for the fall semester. Meal plans may be purchased at For more information on WSU Dining, visit or

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