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Meal Plan Rates

Which Meal Plan is Best for You?

Students in residence* have four (4) meal plans to choose from based on:

  1. The size of your appetite
  2. How many meals you typically eat per day
  3. How often you will be away from campus
  4. Increased flexibility to purchase food at our convenience store, vending and local restaurants that have partnered with Food Services
  5. The Full Plan is recommended for students living in Alumni Hall, in order to cover taxable purchases at its C-store

* All students that live in residence are required to purchase a meal plan each semester

Available Meal Plans

  1. Minimum $2,475 (per semester): The Minimum Plan is best for students with small appetites, who are not usually on campus during weekends.
  2. Light $2,625 (per semester): The Light Plan is best for students with a lighter appetite, who are occasionally on campus during weekends.
  3. Full $2,725 (per semester): The Full Plan is our most popular plan. It’s best for students with an average appetite and who will stay on campus during most weekends.
  4. Plus $2,825 (per semester): The Plus Plan is best for students with a hearty appetite and who will be on campus during most weekends.

Meal Plan Budget Tool

Plan: $2,475  
Operating Fees: $175
Basic Plan: $1,850
Flex Plan: $450

Overhead Fee for Basic Plan: $925

Overhead Fee for Flex Plan: $225

The table below is a budget tool that is intended to show the student how they should budget their food plan by showing what the students declining account balance should be at the end of each week in order to maximize the plan:

Declining Account Balance    
Minimum Plan (Weekly) Basic Plan @$61 Flex Plan @$15
Starting Balance  $           925   $        225 
Sept 7th - Sept 13th  $           864   $        210 
Sept 14th - Sept 20st  $           803   $        195 
Sept 21st - Sept 27th  $           742   $        180 
Sept 28th - Oct 4th  $           681   $        165 
Oct 5th - Oct 11th  $           620   $        150 
Oct 12th - Oct 18th (Fall Reading Week)  $           559   $        135 
Oct 19th - Oct 25th  $           498   $        120 
Oct 26th - Nov 1st  $           437   $        105 
Nov 2nd - Nov 8th  $           376   $          90 
Nov 9th - Nov 15th  $           315   $          75 
Nov 16th - Nov 22nd  $           254   $          60 
Nov 23rd - Nov 29th  $           193   $          45 
Nov 30th - Dec 6th  $           132   $          30 
Dec 7th - Dec 13th  $             71  $          15 
Dec 14th - Dec 20th  $             10   $          0 

Students should spend roughly $61 per week on the Basic Plan and $15 on the Flex Plan to stay on budget.

Plan: $2,625
Operating Fees: $175
Basic Plan: $1,850
Flex Plan: $600

Overhead Fee for Basic Plan: $925

Overhead Fee for Flex Plan: $300

The table below is a budget tool that is intended to show the student how they should budget their food plan by showing what the students declining account balance should be at the end of each week in order to maximize the plan:

Declining Account Balance    
Minimum Plan (Weekly) Basic Plan @$61 Flex Plan @$20
Starting Balance  $           925   $        300 
Sept 7th - Sept 13th  $           864   $        280 
Sept 14th - Sept 20th  $           803   $        260 
Sept 21st - Sept 27th  $           742   $        240 
Sept 28th - Oct 4th  $           681   $        220 
Oct 5th - Oct 11th  $           620   $        200 
Oct 12th - Oct 18th (Fall Reading Week)  $           559   $        180 
Oct 19th - Oct 25th  $           498   $        160 
Oct 26th - Nov 1st  $           437   $        140 
Nov 2nd - Nov 8th  $           376   $        120 
Nov 9th - Nov 15th  $           315   $        100 
Nov 16th - Nov 22nd  $           254   $          80 
Nov 23rd - Nov 29th  $           193   $          60 
Nov 30th - Dec 6th  $           132   $          40 
Dec 7th - Dec 13th  $             71   $          20 
Dec 14th - Dec 20th  $             10   $            0 

Students should spend roughly $61 per week on the Basic Plan and $20 on the Flex Plan to stay on budget.

  

Plan: $2,725
Operating Fees: $175
Basic Plan: $1,850
Flex Plan: $700

Overhead Fee for Basic Plan: $925

Overhead Fee for Flex Plan: $350

The table below is a budget tool that is intended to show the student how they should budget their food plan by showing what the students declining account balance should be at the end of each week in order to maximize the plan:

Declining Account Balance    
Minimum Plan (Weekly) Basic Plan @$61 Flex Plan @$23
Starting Balance  $           925   $        350 
Sept 7th - Sept 13th  $           864   $        327 
Sept 14th - Sept 20th  $           803   $        304 
Sept 21st - Sept 27th  $           742   $        281 
Sept 28th - Oct 4th  $           681   $        258 
Oct 5th - Oct 11th  $           620   $        235 
Oct 12th - Oct 18th (Fall Reading Week)  $           559   $        212 
Oct 19th - Oct 25th  $           498   $        189 
Oct 26th - Nov 1st  $           437   $        166 
Nov 2nd - Nov 8th  $           376   $        143 
Nov 9th - Nov 15th  $           315   $        120 
Nov 16th - Nov 22nd  $           254   $          97 
Nov 23rd - Nov 29th  $           193   $          74 
Nov 30th - Dec 6th  $           132   $          51 
Dec 7th - Dec 13th  $             71   $          28 
Dec 14th - Dec 20th  $             10   $            5 

Students should spend roughly $61 per week on the Basic Plan and $23 on the Flex Plan to stay on budget.

  

Plan: $2,825
Operating Fees: $175
Basic Plan: $1,850
Flex Plan: $800

Overhead Fee for Basic Plan: $925

Overhead Fee for Flex Plan: $400

The table below is a budget tool that is intended to show the student how they should budget their food plan by showing what the students declining account balance should be at the end of each week in order to maximize the plan:

Declining Account Balance    
Minimum Plan (Weekly) Basic Plan @$61 Flex Plan @$26
Starting Balance  $           925   $        400 
Sept 7th - Sept 13th  $           864   $        374 
Sept 14th - Sept 20th  $           803   $        348 
Sept 21st - Sept 27th  $           742   $        322 
Sept 28th - Oct 4th  $           681   $        296 
Oct 5th - Oct 11th  $           620   $        270 
Oct 12th - Oct 18th (Fall Reading Week)  $           559   $        244 
Oct 19th - Oct 25th  $           498   $        218 
Oct 26th - Nov 1st  $           437   $        192 
Nov 2nd - Nov 8th  $           376   $        166 
Nov 9th - Nov 15th  $           315   $        140 
Nov 16th - Nov 22nd  $           254   $        114 
Nov 23rd - Nov 29th  $           193   $          88 
Nov 30th - Dec 6th  $           132   $          62 
Dec 7th - Dec 13th  $             71   $          36 
Dec 14th - Dec 20th  $             10   $          10  

Students should spend roughly $61 per week on the Basic Plan and $26 on the Flex Plan to stay on budget.

  

Note: 50% of your meal plan will be automatically set aside at the beginning of the semester for overhead fees, however; with every purchase made on campus (excluding our Off Campus Partners), a 50% discount will be applied at the cash register.

Residence Meal Plan Accounts

  1. Basic Plan: A tax-exempt account designed to be used at all food locations on campus.
  2. Flex Plan: A taxable account used for: taxable food purchases on campus, at our convenience store, for vending purchases or with our Off Campus Partners.

Please note fees are payable August 15th (Fall Semester) & December 15th (Winter Semester)