NDSU Dining Meal Plans

5- and 7-Day Meal Plans

NDSU offers 5- and 7-day unlimited access meals plans to both on- and off-campus students. Unlimited access meal plans allow students to pop into any of our three dining centers as many times as they want--whether they need a caffeine pick-me-up, a quick snack, or a full meal. 

5-Day Meal Plan:

Price: $2163.00/ Semester - This meal plan includes 3 guest meals/passes. Guest passes do not carry over from semester to semester.

7-Day Meal Plan:

Price: $2389/Semester - This meal plan includes 7 guest meals/passes. Guest passes do not carry over from semester to semester.

Purchase a Meal Plan:

Students living in the following halls are required to select a five-day (Mon.-Fri.) or a seven-day (Mon.-Sun.) meal plan: Burgum, Cater, Churchill, Dinan, Pavek, Reed/Johnson, Seim, Sevrinson, Stockbridge, Thompson, and Weible. The meal plan selection is included on the Residence Hall lease agreement and is not purchased through this site.

Students living in Niskanen Hall or the Mathew Living Learning Centers may select a 5- or 7- day meal plan during the application process, or they can purchase plans by downloading the GET app or by accessing GET here. PLEASE NOTE: Do not deposit funds into campus cash to purchase a meal plan. Purchase your meal plan in the GET app by clicking into the accounts tab. 

Students living off campus or in NDSU Apartments can select unlimited access meal plans or block plans by downloading the GET app or by accessing GET here.  PLEASE NOTE: Do not deposit funds into campus cash to purchase a meal plan. Purchase your meal plan in the GET app by clicking into the accounts tab. 

Meal Plan Cancellations or Changes:

Changes to meal plans can be made via GET. 

  • The last day to change from a required 5-Day to 7-Day meal is 4/16/2020. 
  • The last day to change from a required 7-Day to 5-Day meal is 1/23/2020. 

Cancellations of required meal plans must be received in writing at the Department of Residence Life on or before May 1 for the upcoming fall semester and December 1 for the upcoming spring semester. Late cancellations will only be accepted through the first Friday after classes start. Release from the 5-day or 7-day meal plan will be permitted only when OFFICIALLY WITHDRAWING from the University.

Cancellations of optional meal plans must be made by 1/23/2020. Cancellations by students in Niskanen Hall or the MLLCs must cancel by emailing ndsu.dining@ndsu.edu (please include your name and ID number). All other students may cancel via GET.


Block Plans

Block plans are extremely popular for students living in our upper-division housing, students living off campus, and staff and faculty. All plans can be purchased online or in person at any NDSU Dining office location. The Meal Block is purchased in increments of 25 meals. The meals can be used at the Residence, Union and West Dining Centers, plus the Barry Hall Coffee Shop. Plan holders may use their meal passes for themselves and accompanying guests. 

NDSU and TriCollege Students:

Your meal block is valid for the academic year of purchase and can be used at any time between 8-24-2019 (10:30am) and 8-7-2020 (end of day).

25 Block               $225.00 (9.00/meal)
50 Block               $425.00 (8.50/meal)
75 Block               $581.25 (7.75/meal)
100 Block             $700.00 (7.00/meal)

NDSU Students 
NDSU students may purchase block plans by downloading the GET App or by buying a student block plan here.  PLEASE NOTE: Only students can purchase block plans in GET. Parents and guardians can not access this feature. Do not deposit funds into campus cash to purchase a meal plan. Students must purchase meal plans in the GET app by clicking into the accounts tab. 

Learn more about the GET platform and how you can use it to manage your campus cash, meal plans, printing funds, and more!

TriCollege Students
Click to purchase a TriCollege meal block plan.  PLEASE NOTE: Do not deposit funds into campus cash to purchase a meal plan. Purchase your meal plan in the GET app by clicking into the accounts tab. 

NDSU Staff and Faculty Block Plans

Staff and faculty block plans, and NDSU affiliate partners block plans, are valid between 7/1/2019 and 6/30/2020. The more you buy, the more you save! 

25 Block               $225.00 (9.00/meal)
50 Block               $425.00 (8.50/meal)
75 Block               $581.25 (7.75/meal)
100 Block             $700.00 (7.00/meal)

Prices do not include tax, which will be added upon checkout.

Purchase a block plan here: 
Faculty and Staff Block Plans 
Affiliate Block Plans

Cash Prices at the Door

If you don't have a meal plan or block plan, but want to enjoy everything our dining center have to offer, you can simply pay at the door!

Adult (11+): Breakfast: $8.00, Lunch: $10.00, Dinner: $10.00

Child (4-10 yrs): Breakfast: $4.00, Lunch: $4.00, Dinner: $4.00

Child(3 & Under): No Charge

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