Meal Plans

ALL-CAMPUS MEAL PLAN

This comprehensive dining plan appeals to students who typically eat three meals per day, but would like to eat some of those meals in other on-campus locations. For $2,585, you can enjoy up to 21 visits each week to the Food Zoo, our all-you-care-to-eat dining center, for a minimal charge of $3.75 per visit, or you can choose to spend your weekly meal plan funds at nearly all of our other on-campus retail locations. You’ll also receive $150 in Flex Dollars, which can be used on food purchases at all UM Dining retail locations on and off campus.

LOMMASSON PLUS MEAL PLAN

This dining plan appeals to students who prefer to eat two meals per day, or those who eat three meals a day on campus during the week and choose other dining options on weekends. For $2,334, you can enjoy up to 15 all-you-care-to-eat visits to the Food Zoo dining center each week for a minimal charge of $3.75 per visit.  Lommasson Plus weekly meal plan funds are also accepted at the Corner Store and Jus Chill’n in the Campus Recreation Center. This plan also comes with $150 in Flex Dollars, which can be used on food purchases at all UM Dining retail locations. 

FOOD ZOO UNLIMITED

This robust dining plan offers the best value and the most food! For $2,585, you’ll enjoy unlimited access to the Food Zoo, our all-you-care-to-eat, buffet-style dining center. You’ll also receive $200 in Flex Dollars, which can be used on food purchases at all UM Dining retail locations on and off campus, including our coffee shops, the Corner Store, the UC Market and Food Court; even The Iron Griz restaurant at the UM Golf Course and the Galloping Griz food truck.  This plan is ideal for students who prefer frequent meals or snacks throughout the day. 

RESIDENTIAL MEAL PLANS - Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

Meal Plans1

Food Zoo Entrance Price

Weekly Meal Plan Deposit

Maximum Weekly Entrances to the Food Zoo

Flex Dollars2

Cost per Semester

Food Zoo Unlimited

     None

n/a

 No limit

$200 per semester

$2,585

All-Campus

$3.75*

$78.75**

21***

$150 per semester

$2,585

Lommasson Plus

$3.75*

$56.25**

15***

$150 per semester

$2,334

1 A meal plan is a pre-purchase of meals and services for an entire semester.
2 Flex Dollars carry over from week to week, but do not carry over from semester to semester. 
3 Subject to change. 
*$3.75 represents food cost only. The difference between the total of the Weekly Meal Plan Funds and the cost of a meal plan is all non-food expenses including labor, utilities, rent, supplies, etc.
**The Weekly Meal Plan Fund is based on the academic calendar and is prorated for short weeks (holidays, etc.). Weekly Meal Plan Funds reset every Sunday morning and do not carry over from week to week. 
***Maximum number of entrances per week when all Meal Plan Funds are spent in The Food Zoo only.

COMMUTER MEAL PLANS

80-Plan 

This dining plan is available to students residing off campus and UM faculty and staff. For $500,  you get 80 all-you-care-to-eat visits per semester to the Food Zoo dining center for only $6.25 per visit. Participants in the 80-Plan may add additional funds in $25 increments and lock into this discounted rate. Signup now

40-Plan  

This dining plan is available to students residing off campus and UM faculty and staff. For $290, you get 40 all-you-care-to-eat visits per semester to the Food Zoo dining center for $7.25 per visit. Signup now

FLEX DOLLARS

Each of UM Dining's meal plans include Flex Dollars and are automatically loaded on your Griz Card. These dollars add greater flexibility and choices. Flex dollars work just like cash at all of our locations on campus to increase convenience and flexibility for students with a busy schedule.

Bear Bucks

Available to all students, faculty, staff, and UM affiliates with an active Griz Card. Bear Bucks is a declining balance discount food purchasing account offering campus-wide dining flexibility. More information...