Primary Meal Plans for Campus Residents in Residence Halls

Housing residents with 40 credits or fewer, at the time they move onto campus, are required to purchase one of the Primary On-Campus meal plan.  Residents are prompted to select a plan when they fill out the Housing application online.

Primary On-Campus meal plans will be billed to your student account.

  • To learn more about Primary On-Campus meal plans, visit
  • To purchase Primary On-Campus plans, select your plan when you sign up for Housing.  
  • To change your Primary plan, fill out the online change form during the first week of the quarter. 

Students living in Residence Halls without personal kitchens (A, B, C, and D), who have over 40 credits are strongly suggested to select a plan even though it is not required.

Most plans include Dining Bucks (DB), which are dollar for dollar credits at these locations:

First year students with 40 credits or more living in apartments with kitchens should check out the RAD Rewards meal plan that they can select via the Housing Application and have billed directly to their student account.

To petition for an exemption from the required meal plan, read and fill out the Meal Plan Exemption Form (PDF)