Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all. Our meal plans were designed with you in mind. If you are looking to enjoy a meal with friends or just a snack on the go – we’ve got a plan to fit every appetite.

We’ve kept what’s most important to you in mind, building in the convenience, flexibility, quality, value and healthy options you deserve. Explore our meal plan options to learn more about what would be the best fit for you.

  • Do I need to buy a meal plan?
  • Students living in on-campus housing are required to purchase a residential meal plan, except for those living in Exchange Street Residence Hall Apartments. Dining Services offers several meal plan options for those who commute to campus.
  • Will my meal plan auto renew for next semester? 
    If you are student living in on-campus housing, your meal plan for the Fall semester will automatically renew at the same level for the Spring semester provided there are no changes made to your on-campus housing or meal plan.  Meal plans do not automatically renew after the Spring semester. If you are a commuter student, your meal plan will not renew automatically for the Spring semester.  You must re-enroll and complete a Dining Contract each semester which can be found at www.uakron.edu/dining.

  • Will unused Block Meal Swipes or Dining Dollars roll over? 
    Any unused block meal swipes remaining at the end of the semester will not roll over. However, dining dollars will roll over from the Fall to Spring semester with a purchase of a Spring meal plan. Dining dollars expire at the end of each academic year. 

  • If I have already purchased a meal plan, can I change it?
    Yes, you have the first 28 days of the semester to change your meal plan.

  • What is Meal Exchange?
    Meal Exchange allows you to use your block meal swipes at select retail dining locations for a full meal solution. Meal Exchange is accept at Union Market, Freshens, Climbing Rock Café, Zee’s Convenience Stores, and other participating locations.  Look for the meal exchange logo at participating locations, view the Meal Exchange menu.
  • What are the Meal Periods?

Rob's Cafe                  Breakfast - 7am to 10:45am; Lunch - 11am to 3:45pm; and Dinner -  4pm to 9pm

Retail locations           Breakfast - 7am to 11am; Lunch - 11am to 4pm; Dinner -  4pm to 9pm; and Late Night -  9pm to 12am



Don’t worry - simplicity and convenience are all within reach. Once you have a meal plan, your student ID works like a debit card. Just swipe your card and the meals and points are deducted from your meal plan account.

Our Meal Plans

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Meal plans are convenient, flexible, and loaded with options. Your meal plan includes dining locations all across campus with a range of menus and offerings. Youll get guaranteed value, whether you eat on campus three times a week or three times a day! Weve got you covered. 

Meal Plans for 2018 2019.  All Meal Plans may be purchased online after July 1, 2018 or by completing a Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Dining Plan Application and contract conditions.
If you live in on-campus housing, you are required to purchase a Mandatory meal plan unless you live in the Exchange Street Apartments with kitchens. Residents who reside in the Exchange Street Apartments, may select any Residential or Commuter meal plan available during the semester.

Living off campus brings a different set of needs and challenges to college life. Commuters and residents in the surrounding apartments are offered a select group of meal plans specifically tailored with flexibility in mind. All meal plans are offered to non- resident students and include Dining Dollars that can be used at any dining services location.
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and Staff member are able to purchase a meal plan as well. Our Faculty/Staff meal plan which includes 16 block meal swipes and $20 Dining Dollars may be purchased online or by completing a Payroll Deduction Authorization Form found at www.uakron.edu/dining.
Dining Dollars
Dining Dollars can be used at any on campus dining location.

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