Plan Options

If would like to purchase a meal plan or if you would like to make a change to the plan you have already selected, please visit the Office of Housing and Dining located in the Student Union.

All students contracted by the University to reside in any residence facility with the exceptions of the Townhouses and College Park Apartments are required to contract for a meal plan. If a student makes a housing assignment change at any time, the student will be subject to these guidelines as they apply to their new housing assignment. 

Student Meal plans are not transferable. It is to be used only by the student to who it is applied. Anyone contracting for a meal plan will be held liable for the illegal use of the meal plan and may result in the forfeiting of the meal plan without refund. See the full meal plan contract

If you would like to select or change a meal plan, please contact the Office of Housing and Dining Services  at 814-269-1905 or

Commuter students and those residing in Townhouses and College Park Apartments may wish to opt in to a meal plan. They may select from any of the resident plans or from one of the commuter plans.

Sodexo Dining Gift Cards are also available during normal business hours in the Dining Services office G-35 B Student Union. They make a great gift!

Mountain Cat Cash is also available for purchase in the Business Office.

Dining Dollars may be used at any dining location in campus. Meal Plans and Dining Dollars CANNOT be used in the Bookstore. Dining Dollars that are attached to Meal Plans do not carry over term to term. Additional Dining Dollars that are purchased separately stay on the account until the end of April. Balances for Dining Dollars and Meal Swipes can be provided at points of sale and online. Mountain Cat Cash is also available for purchase from the business office or for full details see.

When selecting a meal plan, please keep in mind eating habits- Are you a breakfast eater? Will you be on campus on the weekends? How is your class schedule structured around meal times? Use this handy tool to help pick the right meal plan for you!