Residence Hall and Commuter Dining Programs

Residence Hall Dining Plan for 2016-17

Cost for Dining Plans A - D $2623.00 per semester

Plan Details Per Semester

A  19 meals per week, 50 flex points, 5 guest meals

B   14 meals per week, 175 flex points, 5 guest meals,

C   10 meals per week, 250 flex points, 5 guest meals

D    Block of 1250 flex points, multiple swipes during dining period permitted.

Dining plans A - D are optional in the Veggie Co-op, Interfaith House (Kirk 8), Language Houses, Eco House, Summit House, Cultural House and Food Justice House. Students living in these spaces will not be assigned a meal plan but may request a commuter or full residence hall dining plan. Students living off campus may also select a commuter plan or dining plan A - D.

  • Meal counts reset Monday morning before breakfast.

  • Unused meal counts each week are lost.

  • Additional flex dollars cannot be purchased.

  • Flex dollars must be used by the end of the semester. They do not carry over to the next semester or in January.

  • Guest meals can be used at all times and all locations.

  • Double Swipes:  Students may use two meals during one period at two different locations. Two swipes in Cafe Mac are not permitted.

  •  A dining plan is required for students living in George Draper Dayton, Wallace, 30 Mac, 53Mac, 57Mac, Bigelow, Doty, Turck, Dupre and Kirk Halls.

We strongly suggest  students living in the Summit House and Cultural House purchase at least a Commuter Meal plan, since the kitchens are not set up to accommodate full access for the number of residents living there. 

Meal Plan Changes. The default dining plan is A. Returning students may change their Fall Semester meal plan from Plan A to B, C, or D anytime after roomdraw in the spring through the first two weeks of the fall semester. Plans A, B, C, and D all cost $2623.00 per semester. 

New first-year students are assigned to Plan A for fall semester.  They may change to Plan B, C, or D spring semester. 


  1. Log into 1600grand 
  2. Locate the Student Life tab, select My Housing.
  3. At MyHousing, from the left sidebar, select Dining and change Meal Plan to A, B, C, or D.

Fall 2016 semester: Meal plans begin Friday, August 26, 2016 for new students and Sunday, August 28, 2016 for returning students.   Returning students may change their fall semester meal plans through Friday, September 9, 2016.

For Students living in Off-Board Housing or Off Campus:

Commuter Meal Plan cost is $625.00, 75 Meals and 75 flex points per semester

To add an optional Commuter Pan or Dining Plans A - D go to 1600Grand/Student Life/ MyHousing.   Select the ApplyOnLine box at the first screen. Then select either the Commuter Dining Plan Agreement or the Off Campus/Off Board Dining Plan A - D Agreement.

Commuter Meal Plans and Plans A, B, C, or D added after the semester payment due date (August 15 or January 15) must be paid immediately.

Dining Venues and Hours