Residential Meal Plans

  • All meal plans cost $2,262.00 a semester.

  • Resident students living on campus are required to select a meal plan option.

  • Each meal plan option consists of a set number of meals and a set amount of Meal Plan Dollars.

  • Students can use their set number of meals and set amount of Meal Plan Points in the Main Dining Hall (All-You-Care-to-Eat) or the Cyber Cafe (Grab & Go)- use Meal Plan Points or Meal Exchange program

  • Students can change their meal plan at the beginning of each semester.

  • Students can swipe/use up to 21 meals each week. The meal plan week begins on Sunday and ends on Saturday.

  • Meals and Meal Plan Points expire at the end of each semester.

  • Resident students can purchase DU Dollars if needed. DU Dollars are similar to the Meal Plan Dollars, but DO NOT expire at the end of each semester.

  • Meal Plans can be changed until Jan 18th. Click here to access the link.


Meal Plan Options

Gold Star Plan

Blue Star Plan

Silver Star Plan

Bronze Star Plan


Meal Plan Points






Total Meals

21 Meals Per Week (recurring)

225 Meals (declining balance)

160 Meals (declining balance)

120 Meals (declining balance)


Meal Plan Timeline

Meal Plan Begins

Last Day to Change Plans

Last Day of Meal Plan | All Meals & Meal Plan Points Expire

Fall 2018

Friday, August 24

Friday, September 7

Friday, December 14

Spring 2019

Monday, January 7

Friday, January 18

Saturday, May 4


Commuter Meal Plan

Dominican University's commuter meal plan allows you to eat in either the Dining Hall or the Cyber Cafe. Meal exchanges, snacks, and to-go options offer commuter students convenient, affordable meal options that work with your busy schedule. 

A swipe registers as a purchased meal. Each swipe allows you full access to our all-you-care-to-eat Dining Hall.



You Purchase

40 Swipes

20 Swipes

10 Swipes

You Receive

8 Bonus Swipes

3 Bonus Swipes

0 Bonus Swipes





To-Go Container

Stop by the Dining Hall for Participation Requirements

Comes with a free reusable container.

Return your empty container to the Maine Campus Dining Hall and receive a clean container for your next meal!  

One time fee of $10.00

Purchase your To-Go Container today at the Main Campus Dining Hall!