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Meal Plan Options - Fall 2021

Meal plans are comprised of a combination of meal swipes and dining dollars. Both are redeemable in the dining halls throughout the semester. Meal plans are mandatory for resident students (except Great Hill Apartment residents).

Meal Plans for Resident and Commuter Students

Column One has the titles of the meal plans. Column two has the number of meal swipes, three has the amount of dining dollars, and four has the cost per semester.

Meal Plan Option Meal Swipes Dining Dollars Cost (per semester)
Platinum 145 780 $2,426
  • Highly recommended for freshmen
195 370 $2,124
Silver 80 550 $2,067
  • Only available for Student Apartment residents and commuters
15 400 $429

Flex Dollars

Flex Dollars can be purchased separately throughout the year and will carry over from year to year until student graduates or withdraws from BSU. Flex Dollars can be purchased online, in Cash-to-Card Machines and in Student Accounts. In addition to dining, Flex Dollars can be used for purchases in the Bookstore, vending machines, laundry, copiers, Mail Services, University Printing Center, and off-campus merchants.


  • Meal plans are refundable in accordance with the meal plan refund policy.
  • Meal plans expire at the end of each semester and are non-transferable to Flex Dollars.
  • Dining dollars will carry forward from fall to spring semester. All dining dollars expire at the end of the spring semester and do not carry over to the following fall semester.
  • The deadline to change your meal plan selection is September 13, 2021 for the fall semester and must be submitted online. Only one change is allowed per semester.
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