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 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. 

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. 

Meal Plan Cancellations or Changes:

Cancellations: Meal plan cancellation requests 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 and a $100 processing fee will be assessed. Students in the following halls are required to have a meal plan, and cannot cancel: Burgum, Churchill, Dinan, Stockbridge, Weible, Reed/Johnson, Sevrinson, Thompson, Seim, Pavek, Cater.  

Changes: Students can change their meal plan from the 5-day to the 7-day, or from the 7-day to the 5-day, via GET. However, after September 4, 2019 (refund deadline), only changes from the 5-day to the 7-day are allowed.

Release from the 5-day or 7-day meal plan will be permitted only when OFFICIALLY WITHDRAWING from the University.


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. 
Start Date: 8-24-2019 (10:30am)
End Date: 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: 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. 

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, Faculty, and Affiliate Block Plans

NDSU staff, faculty, and affiliate partners can take advantage of the NDSU Dining Centers by purchasing block plans. Your meal block plan can be used during the following period: 
Start Date: 7-01-2019 
End Date: 6-30-2020 

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 
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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