What is a Meal Plan?

A Meal Plan unlocks delicious meals, coffee, snacks, and more, at 3 locations across campus. Your Meal Plan includes Meal Swipes and DB, conveniently loaded onto your TitanCard. No need to carry additional cards or cash!


Meal Swipes

Meal Swipes give you access to our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall, the Gastronome.


Declining Balance

Declining Balance may be used at the Gastronome, Community Market or Late Night. Visit our locations page for location information, including dining hall menus and hours of operation.

Guest Meals

Guest Meals

Students living on-campus receive 8 guest meals per semester to treat friends and family members to a meal in the Gastronome.

Meal Plan Benefits

With your meal plan, you receive many benefits and perks, including:

  • Quality food made fresh by our culinary team, with a variety of menu options personalized the way you like
  • Healthy choices
  • Special events with themed meals and exclusive offers for meal plan members
  • Casual atmosphere with wifi, TVs, music and lounge-style seating—perfect for studying or hanging out with friends.

Managing Your Plan

Visit the Gastronome cashier for your meal plan balance. Declining Balance running low? No problem! Add more Declining Balance.

Key Dates

Key Dates
  • Last Day to Decrease Fall Residential Meal Plans: July 20 (increase any time)
  • Meal Plans Begin for Fall Semester: August 20
  • First Day of Fall Classes: August 22
  • Last Day to Decrease Spring Residential Meal Plans: December 18 (increase any time)
  • First Day of Winter Session B Classes: January 4
  • Last day of Winter Session: January 22
  • Meal Plans Begin for Spring Semester: January 21
  • First Day of Spring Classes: January 23