Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all. Our dining plans were designed with you in mind. If you are looking to enjoy a meal with friends or just a snack on the go – we’ve got a plan to fit every appetite.

We’ve kept what’s most important to you in mind, building in the convenience, flexibility, quality, value and healthy options you deserve. Explore our dining plan options to learn more about what would be the best fit for you.

Don’t worry - simplicity and convenience are all within reach. Once you have a Dining Plan, your student ID works like a debit card. Just swipe your card and the meal is deducted from your Dining Plan account.


Check out the Dining Plan 101 page for more information.

Purchase your Spring dining plan here 

All students residing in Brandt, Johnson, Rhoads, GRC, GRCIII and Honors College are required to have a dining plan.  The default dining plan is 200 + $225. 

2023 Spring dining plans begin Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 10:30 am


2023 Spring changes/cancellations deadline Friday, February 3, 2023, at 4:00 pm


2023 Spring dining plans end Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 10:30 am  

Additional dining plans can be purchased at any point during the semester. To add a dining plan, call dining services directly at 804-828-1148.




Dining Plans

Dining Plan Options
Dining plans are convenient, flexible, and loaded with options. Your dining plan includes dining locations all across campus with a range of menus and offerings.
Dining Dollars
Dining Dollars work like a pre-paid debit card that allows for purchases at Shafer Court Dining Center or any VCU retail dining location.
Faculty and Staff
The Faculty and Staff 50 Swipes dining plan gives you 50 meals to use for one year from the purchase date at our All-You-Care to eat dining hall as well as use the Swipes to purchase meal combos at designated VCU retail locations on both the Monroe Park Campus and the MCV Campus.

Need help with your dining plan?

Business Manager
Lauren Hay