2020-2021 Plan Options

This page is purely informational. The purchase, cancellation or change of a meal plan will not be done here. Please contact HRE or the ID card office.


Dining at DU is a campus wide experience… every meal plan comes with meal swipes to use at The Rebecca Chopp Grand Central Market

First and second year students will choose from the 125, 150 and 175 meal block plans. In addition to your meals, each meal plan comes with $300 Meal Plan Cash per quarter.  We recommend to get the greatest variety and increase your satisfaction take advantage of using your meals at any of the eight dining concepts within the Rebecca Chopp Grand Central Market that accept meal plan swipes, and your meal plan cash in one of several retail locations on campus or the Pioneer General Stores. Click here for more information from the University's HRE website. or call HRE at 303-871-2246

Commuter meal plans are available for off campus and upper class students.  You may choose from one of the three traditional meal plans or select the 50 or 10 Block with $300 in meal plan cash.  To purchase a commuter plan please contact the Pioneer Card Office. Visit them on the web athttps://www.du.edu/pioneercard/yourcard/mealplans.html or call 303-871-4545

The 175 Block Plan offers approximately 17 meals per week and is designed for students who will eat the majority of their meals on campus and be here on the weekends. Every meal on the 175 Block plan can be used as a guest meal.  Each Block Plan comes with $300 in Meal Plan Cash per quarter offering the opportunity to enjoy the many retail locations on campus, including: Front Porch Café Einstein's Bagel WOW Café Law School Cafe> Pioneer General Stores.

The 150 Block Plan offers approximately 15 meals per week and is designed for students who will eat the most of their meals on campus and would like some flexibility in their plan. Every meal on the 150 Block plan can be used as a guest meal.  Each Block Plan comes with $300 in Meal Plan Cash per quarter offering the opportunity to enjoy the many retail locations on campus, including: Front Porch Café Einstein's Bagels  WOW Café Law School Cafe Pioneer General Stores.

The 125 Block Plan offers approximately 12 meals per week and is designed for students who will eat one or two meals a day on campus and would like added flexibility in their meal plan. Every meal on the 125 Block plan can be used as a guest meal.  Each Block Plan comes with $300 in Meal Plan Cash per quarter offering the opportunity to enjoy the many retail locations on campus, including: Front Porch Café WOW Café Law School Cafe Pioneer General Stores

Commuter Meal Plans 2021

Meal plans that will be available for commuter students in 2021

These plans are designed for students commuting to campus that still want access to our dining halls and retail locations with all the benefits of a full block meal plan. These plans will be purchased through the Pioneer Card Office. Click here to be taken to the Pioneer Card Office Website.

The 50 block plan provides approximately 5 meals per week. This is ideal for commuter students who will only be eating a few meals per week on campus. Every meal in this block plan can be used as a guest meal and this plan comes with $300 in meal plan cash, which can be used at any of our retail dining locations. 

The 10 block plan is designed for those who are on campus less frequently, but still want the value and convenience of dining in our campus dining halls. This plan comes with only the 10 meal swipes, which can also be used as guest meals.

How to Use Meal Plan

Meal Swipes


The following locations accept Meal Swipes:

Stirfry & Veg Vg

Pizza & Pasta

7 Spoons & Pure and Simple

Grill & Greens


Meal Swipes can be used inside the Rebecca Chopp Grand Central Market on the second floor of the Community Commons to purchase a meal equivalency. Select an entrée, three sides and a beverage from any one station and let the cashier know you'd like to use a meal swipe. 


Meal Plan Cash

The following locations accept Meal Plan Cash:

Rollin N Bowlin

Starbucks

Centennial Halls

Nelson Hall

Front Porch Café

Einstein Bros Bagels

Halls and Jmac General Stores



Each meal plan comes with $230 of Meal Plan Cash which can be used to make purchases at any of our retail locations. A la carte purchases can also be made at the Rebecca Chopp Grand Central Market in order to purchase a single entrée, side or beverage outside of the meal equivalency.