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The Meal Plan Portal is now open for Spring 2019 Meal Plan enrollments, changes and cancellation requests. The Meal Plan portal will close on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST. The Meal Plan Portal can be accessed at MYAU.american.edu .

The Fall 2018 Meal Plan ends on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Unused Meal Swipes will not roll over into the spring semester

Academic Year Meal Plan Requirements

  • All first and second semester residents are required to have a meal plan assigned at the 175 Block Plan or higher.
  • Third and fourth semester residents are required to have a meal plan assigned at the 100 Block Plan or higher.
  • Fifth semester and higher residents may select any meal plan in the Meal Plan Portal.
  • Residents living off-campus or in Nebraska Hall or Berkshire Apartments (through AU Housing) are not required to enroll in a meal plan.
  • Charges and refunds for all meal plans are pro-rated and calculated on a daily basis, based on the time of enrollment and total dining days per semester. The Fall 2018 Semester total dining days are 108 days and do not include Thanksgiving Break (Wednesday before Thanksgiving- Saturday following Thanksgiving). Additionally swipes, will be deducted based on the dining days and application of the Meal Plan to a student's One Card. These dining days charges and refunds are calculated by the type of Meal Plan a student is enrolled in, when the student was enrolled in the meal plan and when the meal plan was applied to a student's One Card.
  • Enrolling in a Meal Plan after the start of the meal plan (see dates below) might take 1-2 business days before the Meal Plan is applied to the student's One Card.

Please contact mealplans@american.edu if you have any questions or need assistance with your meal plan selection.

Academic Year Meal Plan Timeline

  • Fall 2018 Meal Plan begins August 18, 2018 at 9:00am; Limited Dining Locations Open
  • Fall 2018 Meal Plan Change/Cancellation Deadline is Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  • November, 12, 2018 Meal Plan Portal Opens for Spring 2018 Meal Plan Enrollement and Changes
  • Fall 2018 Meal Plan ends on December 15, 2018 at 6:00p.m.
  • Limited Dining Locations open, December 17, 2018 - December 21, 2018
  • Spring 2019 Meal Plan begins on Sunday, January 13, 2019
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Spring 2019 Enrollment/Change Deadline at 11:59pm EST
  • March 10- March 17 2019 Spring Break- Dining Locations Closed (no swipes; limited DD/EB)
  • May 8, 2018        Spring 2019 Meal Plan Semester ends

250 BLOCK PLAN: $3,052.00 (PER SEMESTER)

This plan will allow access to 250 meals per semester, approximately 14-15 meals per week plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars.

225 BLOCK PLAN: $2,806.00 (PER SEMESTER)

This plan will allow access to 225 meals per semester, approximately 13 meals per week plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars.

200 BLOCK PLAN: $2,711.00 (PER SEMESTER)

This plan will allow access to 200 meals per semester, approximately 12 meals per week plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars

175 BLOCK PLAN: $2,442.00 (PER SEMESTER)

This plan will allow access to 175 meals per semester, approximately 10-11 meals per week plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars.

125 BLOCK PLAN: $1,872.00 (PER SEMESTER)

This plan will allow access to 125 meals per semester, approximately 7 meals per week plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars.

100 BLOCK PLAN: $1,588.00 (PER SEMESTER)

This plan will allow access to 100 meals per semester, approximately 6 meals per week plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars.

50 BLOCK PLAN: $695.00 (PER SEMESTER)

This plan will allow access to 50 meals per semester plus $100 Dining Dollars.

100 Block +$50 Dining Dollars: $1,249.00/$11.99 per meal

This plan will allow access to 100 swipes for the summer term and include $50 Dining Dollars.

75 Block + $50 Dining Dollars: $969.00/$12.25 per meal

This plan will allow access to 75 swipes for the summer term and include $50 Dining Dollars.

50 Block +$25 Dining Dollars: $649.00/ $12.48 per meal

This plan will allow access to 50 swipes for the summer term and include $25 Dining Dollars.

25 Block + $25 Dining Dollars: $349.00/$12.96 per meal

This plan will allow access to 25 swipes for the summer term and include $25 Dining Dollars.

  • Breakfast $9.99
  • Lunch/Brunch $13.99
  • Dinner $15.99

*Rates do not include tax considerations

Meal Plan & Stored Value Account Terms and Conditions

The Meal Plan and Stored Value Account Terms and Conditions can be found on page 10 of the Housing & Residence Life License Agreement. Please refer to Sections 17. Dining Services: Details, Meal Plan Changes & Cancellations - Section 20. Stored Value: Fraud Protection.

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Where Can I Use My Meal Swipes?

The following on-campus retail locations, managed by AU Dining accept meal swipes:

  • P.O.D. Market
  • Subway
  • Terrace Dining Room
  • P.O.D. Mini Market
  • Pi & Fry
  • Elevation Burger
  • Global Fresh
  • Freshii
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels
  • Bleecker Street
  • East Campus P.O.D