Meal Plan FAQs

What are the rates for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Dining Hall?


Breakfast $4.25 Lunch $5.74 Dinner $6.15 Brunch $7.74




What are the benefits of purchasing a commuter meal plan?


  • Enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat meal or grab a quick bite without ever searching for a quarter.
  • Add some variety...enjoy the same great food as resident students.
  • The convenience of the pre-purchased meal plan allows you to focus on your studies and not worry about preparing a meal.
  • Considerable savings over purchasing meals daily with cash.




How does the commuter meal plan work?


Financial Aid Dollars can be used to purchase the meal plans. You may also pay with Mastercard, Visa, cash or money order.




Can I change my meal plan once the semester has begun?


Yes. You may change your meal plan as long as you do so before or on the last day of late registration.




If I don't use all of my meals in a given week, do they carry over to the following week?


Meals do not carry over from one week to the next week. Thus, it is extremely important that you select your meal plan based on your eating habits and schedule.




For Parents


When you purchase one of our meal plans for your son or daughter, you are participating in a program that is designed to provide students with a wide range of options. Our Dining Hall opens as early as 7:00 am and closes at 7:30 pm. Viking Subs and Austin Grill, our retail locations, opens at 11:00 am and closes at 9:00 pm Monday–Friday and opens at 2:00pm and closes at 9:00pm on the weekends. Austin Grill Express offers mouth-watering burgers with seasoned fries and burritos. Viking Subs offers footlong subs to keep you sustained throughout the day. For your convenience, On The Go serves grab & go sandwiches, salads, snacks and beverages for individuals with busy schedules. Of course it’s not just about the food, our programs are constantly changing to address the issues of nutrition and health as well as create an atmosphere that makes Dining Services a relaxing break in the day from the pressures of student life. Diners enjoy theme meals and special events to make dining a social event with friends. You can call us at (252) 335–3127 if you have any concerns, comments or need advice on which plan best suits your son or daughter's needs. Please also let us know your feedback by clicking here.





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