Anyone can buy a meal plan--students, staff or faculty! Students living in the following halls can 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 options for Residence Hall students are the 5-Day (Mon-Fri) and 7-Day (Mon-Sun) meal plans. With either of the plans, you have continuous, unlimited access to the dining centers. Students in Niskanen Hall, MLLC, or the NDSU Apartments can select meal plans or block plans here.
5-Day Meal Plan:
Price: $2100.00/ Semester - This meal plan includes 3 Guest Meals. Guest Meals do not carry over from semester to semester.
7-Day Meal Plan:
Price: $2319.50/Semester - This meal plan includes 7 Guest Meals. Guest Meals do not carry over from semester to semester.
Meal Plan Cancellations or Changes:
Meal plan cancellation requests (only available in Niskanen Hall and the Mathew Living Learning Centers) 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. Request forms are available from Residence Life.
Meal 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. Plan holders may use their meal passes for themselves and accompanying guests.
The Meal Block is valid for the Academic Year of purchase and can be used at any time.
Start Date: 08-18-2018 (Dinner)
End Date: 08-04-2019 (Last day of summer classes)
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)
Online Block Plan Purchasing
To view the number of meals remaining please go to NDSU Card Center website and click on the "Check Your Fund Balances" link. If you have questions regarding existing block plans please stop by the Dining Administration office at RDC room 100.
Release from the 5-Day, 7-Day, or Meal Block Plans will be permitted only when OFFICIALLY WITHDRAWING from the University.
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
Meal Plan Balances
To view balances online, log into the card center online at: https://www.ndsu.edu/cardcenter/onlineserives/