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Commuter / Upperclassman Plans Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

Eating With a Plan 2

 

Greek Village, Commuter, Upper Classman and International Meal Plans

Current meal plan prices reflect Fall 2016 and Spring 2017

Meal Plan Options:

Meal plans come in many different shapes and sizes, conveniently tailored for the varying needs of individual students living off campus. The following plans are available to commuting, international and graduate students, and students living in the Greek Village or apartment communities. 

Declining Balance Plans

DCB Plans - Infographic

DCD Plans - Weekly Breakdown

Provide the most flexibility when dining on campus. These plans come with guest meals that can be used at any of our 3 dining halls (Bates House, Gibbes Court and Honeycomb Café) Each Complimentary Meal can be redeemed for one meal. Choose either one Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner at any of the 3 All-You-Care to Eat units listed above. All purchases with Declining Balance plans are TAX FREE!

 

Declining Balance - Platinum - $1,575    

The Declining Balance - Platinum meal plan comes with $1,575 tax-free MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. This plan also comes with 15 guest meals to be used at Gibbes Court, Bates Diner and Honeycomb Cafe. MPD expires at the end of the semester.


Declining Balance - Gold - $1,300             

The Declining Balance - Gold meal plan comes with $1,300 tax-free MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. This plan also comes with 10 guest meals to be used at Gibbes Court, Bates Diner and Honeycomb Cafe. MPD expires at the end of the semester.
       

Declining Balance - Silver - $825       

The Declining Balance - Silver meal plan comes with $825 tax-free MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. This plan also comes with 5 guest meals to be used at Gibbes Court, Bates Diner and Honeycomb Cafe. MPD expires at the end of the semester.


Declining Balance - Greek - $325

The Declining Balance - Greek meal plan comes with $325 tax-free MPD to be used at all campus dining locations.  MPD expires at the end of the semester.

This plan is only available to students who are part of a University Fraternity or Sorority.



Spur 5 - $795

Provides 5 meals to be used throughout the week at any of our dining locations. This plan is great for the communing students who need a few meals during the week or for the Greek Village student/Students living in off-campus apartments who needs no hassle meals on the weekend!     

The Spur 5 meal plan comes with 5 meal swipes per week to be used at our all-you-care-to-eat dining locations and retail locations. The Spur 5 also comes with $100 MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. MPD expires at the end of the semester.


Preston's 4 - $736

Provides 5 meals to be used throughout the week at any of our dining locations. This plan is great for the communing students who need a few meals during the week or for the Greek Village student/Students living in off-campus apartments who needs no hassle meals on the weekend! 

Only available to upperclassman living in Preston's College. The Preston's 4 is the minimum required meal plan for  upperclassman living in Preston's College. The Preston's 4 meal plan does not come with MPD.

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Important Info

Meal Swipes

  • Designed for All-You-Care-To-Eat dining locations   
  • Meal swipes can be used in retail dining locations with retail meal swipe credit (See below for details) 
  • Use up to 4 meal swipes per day 
  • Only one meal swipe can be used per meal period 
  • Meal swipes expire at the end of each week (Start Friday Breakfast - End Thursday Late Night)

Meal Plan Dollars - Logo

  • Tax-free spending at all 31 dining locations 
  • Designed to help pay for snacks, coffee, or overages at retail locations when using a meal swipe 
  • Great for special events and for extra meals throughout the week 
  • Unused Meal Plan Dollars expire at the end of each semester

Meal Periods

Breakfast: 6:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m.
Dinner: 4:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Late Night: 12:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.

Swipe Credit

Breakfast: $5.30
Lunch: $6.65
Dinner: $7.15
Late Night: $7.15

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