Meal Plans

Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all. Our meal plans were designed with you in mind. If you are looking to enjoy a meal with friends or just a snack on the go – we’ve got a plan to fit every appetite.

We’ve kept what’s most important to you in mind, building in the convenience, flexibility, quality, value and healthy options you deserve. Explore our meal plan options to learn more about what would be the best fit for you.

2023 - 2024 Meal Plan Information

2023 – 2024 Meal Plan Options & Requirements

2023 – 2024 Meal Plan Options & Pricing – River Campus

2023 – 2024 Meal Plan Options & Pricing – Eastman Campus

Returning students intending to live on campus will submit their housing and dining applications through the Residential Life web portal. Meal plan registration begins March 17, 2023 and ends on April 30, 2023.

Students intending to commute need to register for a dining plan online using the Commuter Dining Registration link.

Transfer students will be submitting their housing and dining applications online through the Admissions portal. Please note that even if you are planning to live off-campus next year, all students must submit a dining contract.

For additional information on meal plans, click here.

Fall meal plans begin Monday, August 21, 2023 and end after service on Friday, December 22, 2023.
Spring meal plans begin Saturday, January 13, 2024 and end after service on Sunday, May 19, 2024.
Declining balance will remain active throughout the academic year with no breaks.

Returning students – if we do not receive a dining contract from you by April 30, 2023 you will be assessed a $50 late registration fee and you will be assigned a dining plan.

Incoming transfer and 1st year students must register for a dining plan by June 1, 2023. A $50 late registration fee will be assessed for late registration.

Do I need to buy a meal plan?

All undergraduate students who live on campus are required to be enrolled in the minimum required meal plan based upon their housing assignment.  All undergraduate students given permission to live at home or off campus may select any meal plan option with a minimum requirement of the Commuter Declining Plan.

Will my meal plan auto renew for next semester? 

Yes, a meal plan contract is binding for the entire academic year.

Will unused meals or Declining Balance roll over?

Declining Balance funds can roll over from the Fall semester to Spring semester but cannot be rolled over from year to year. See how to budget your meal plan dollars with this 2023 – 2024 DB Budgeting Calendar.

If I have already purchased a meal plan, can I change it?

Dining plan changes are allowable only during the applicable change periods.  Please email the dining change request form as an attachment using a Word document or PDF format to

2023 – 2024 Change Periods:

Fall Semester Open Change Period: 05/01/23 – 07/03/23
Fall Semester Late Change Period: 09/18/23 – 10/13/23 (there is a $50.00 modification fee for plan changes or cancellations.)
Spring Semester Open Change Period: 10/23/23 – 11/01/23
Spring Semester Late Change Period:  02/05/24 – 03/01/24 ($50 fee applies)

River Campus Change Form
Eastman Change Form

Don’t worry – simplicity and convenience are all within reach. Once you have a meal plan, your student ID works like a debit card. Just swipe your card and the meals and points are deducted from your meal plan account.

Need help with your meal plan?

Billing, Appeals, ID Card Questions

General Questions