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Dining

Dining Plan for 2022-2023

Please review the below information for dining cost, details, hours, and locations.

Cost

Cost for Dining Plans A, B, and C is  $3,241 per semester; and $6,482 per academic year.

Cash/credit card prices: Breakfast: $7.50, Lunch: $10.35   Dinner: $10.85

Fall 2022 semester: Meal plans begin Friday, August 26, 2022. Returning students may change their fall semester meal plans through Friday, September 9, 2022.

For questions about individual dining plan use, meals remaining, etc, contact MacPass.

Plan Details Per Semester

Meal swipes can be used to access Cafe Mac and at each of the other foodservice locations.

Dining Plan A – 19 meals per week, 100 flex points, 5 guest meals
Dining Plan B –  14 meals per week, 225 flex points, 5 guest meals,
Dining Plan C –  10 meals per week, 300 flex points, 5 guest meals

Dining Plan A, B, or C  is required for students living in George Draper Dayton, Wallace, 30 Mac, Bigelow, Doty, Turck, Dupre and Kirk Halls.

New first-year students are assigned to Dining Plan A for fall semester.  At spring semester, all students may change their dining plan to A, B, or C.

  • Meal counts reset early Sunday 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 into January.
  • Dining Plan A, B and C includes 5 Guest meals each semester that can be used at all times and all locations. Tell checker you want to use a guest meal to avoid a second weekly meal taken by mistake. The Commuter dining plan does not have guest meals.
  • Double Swipes: Students may use two meals during one period at two different Satellite locations. The exception is that Cafe Mac can not be used for the second swipe during the same meal period. Two swipes in the same location are not permitted except for the use of a guest meal. The Commuter dining plan does not have guest meals.
  • Want to take your meal from Café Mac outside/another location on campus? Ozzi is your answer and can fit the equivalent of (2) meals. Re-entry to the café is not an option during the same meal period.
  • Each students will receive (1) Ozzi container at the beginning of the semester. Please go to the grill to redeem your token OR first container, you will swipe your ID card for this one time transaction.
  • We politely ask that no Café Mac plates/mugs/cups/silverware leave Café Mac.

Dining Location Information

Please review the below information for information about each dining location.

Café Mac – Campus Center

Opens: August 26, 2022
Accepts: Meal Swipe, Flex Points, Mac Money, Credit Card.  Mac Money/Credit card prices:
Breakfast: $7.50
Lunch: $10.35
Dinner: $10.85

Monday-Friday:
Breakfast 7:30-10 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dinner 5-8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday:
Brunch 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Dinner 5:00-7:00 pm

Grille – Campus Center

Opens: August 26, 2022
Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday:  10:00 am -10:00 pm
Accepts: Meal Swipe, Flex points, Mac Money, Credit Card

Meal Swipe options at the Grille:

Breakfast:  Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 10:30 am
An item from the bakery display, a bagel, oatmeal or a yogurt w/beverage & piece of fruit

Dinner: Monday – Friday: 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Choice of Mac Burger, Veggie Burger, Chicken Tenders, Soba Noodle Salad, Quesadilla

Bag Lunch: Monday – Sunday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Choice of sandwich (ham, turkey or peanut butter & jelly) w/chips and a beverage;
Beverages –Minute Maid  juice, Small Coffee, Tea or Coke product

Nessie’s Mediterranean –  Lower level of Campus Center

Opens: TBD
Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Accepts: Meal Swipe, Flex points, Mac Money, Credit Card. Credit card/Mac money price: $8.80

Meal Swipe Options

Lunch – Halal menu featuring flavors of Morocco, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and surrounding Middle Eastern cultures. Build your own bowl and beverage.
Beverages –Minute Maid juice or Coke products

Simple + Certain 2nd Floor of Campus Center

Opens: TBD
Monday – Friday:  11:00 am – 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Accepts Meal Swipe, Flex points, Mac Money, Credit Card. Credit card/Mac money price: $6.15

Meal Swipe Option at Simple + Certain

Lunch – Build your own sub, including beverage, cookie, choice of chips or fresh fruit. Soup also available
Beverages – Minute Maid juice,  or Coke product

Bread + Pickles in the Leonard Center Athletic Building

Opens: TBD
Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Meal Swipe Option
Build your own sandwich OR wrap

Coffee Cart in Janet Wallace Atrium

Opens: TBD
Monday – Friday:  8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Meal Swipe Options

Specialty coffee drinks + grab and go items

Break Hours

Thanksgiving Break (November 23rd-27th)

November 23rd:

Breakfast: 8:00 am- 9:00 am

Lunch 11:00 am-1:30 pm

Dinner 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Grill 8:00 am- 2:00 pm

Retail Dining Closed

November 24th:

Brunch 11:00 am- 2:30pm

Grill- Closed

Retail Dining Closed

November 25th:

Breakfast 8:00 am- 9:00 am

Lunch 11:00 am- 1:30 pm

Dinner 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Grill- Closed

Retail Dining Closed

November 26th:

Brunch 10:30 am- 1:30 pm

Dinner 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Grill- Closed

Retail Dining Closed

November 27th:

Brunch 10:30 am- 1:30 pm

Dinner 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Grill 1:00 pm- 10:00 pm

Retail Dining Closed

Meal Plan Changes

The default dining plan is A. Returning students may change their Fall Semester meal plan from Plan A to B, or  C anytime after roomdraw in the spring through the first two weeks of the fall semester. Plans A, B, and C all cost $3241.00 per semester.

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

Instructions:

  1. Log into 1600grand
  2. Locate the Student Life tab, select Housing and Dining Self-Service.
  3. At Housing and Dining Self Service, select Dining from the menu square at the top of the page.

Options for Off-Campus or Off-Board Students

Students living off-campus or in an off-board space may purchase a commuter plan or dining plan A-C.

Dining plans A, B, C are optional in the Grand Cambridge Apartments, Veggie Co-op, Interfaith House (Kirk 8), Language Houses, Eco House, Summit House, Cultural House and Arabic House. These spaces have a full kitchen for the residents’ exclusive use.  Students living in these spaces will not be assigned a meal plan but may purchase a commuter or full residence hall dining plan.

Commuter Meal Plan –  75 Meals (declining balance)  and 75 flex points per semester – cost is $900.00

Dining Plan A, B, or C cost is $3241.00 per semester

To add an optional Commuter Plan or Dining Plans A-C

  1. go to 1600Grand/Student Life/ Housing and Dining Self Service.
  2. Select Dining from the menu square at the top of the page.

Commuter Meal Plans and Plans A, B,  or C, added after the semester payment due date (August 15 or January 15) must be paid for at the time of purchase by contacting Student Accounts.