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Apply for a Meal Plan or Change Your Meal Plan

Cornell Dining meal plans are designed to make your life easier while providing convenient, healthy, and delicious options. Why apply for a meal plan?

Convenience - The best meal of the day is just a few minutes away with about 30 dining eateries campus-wide.

Variety - You can't beat our menu options, with everything from sushi and Grab-n-Go sandwiches, to hearty home-cooked and international entrees, daily kosher menus, and plenty of vegan and vegetarian options.

Flexibility - Big Red Bucks (BRBs) are funds placed in a declining-balance account when you enroll in a meal plan, offering great flexibility. Each BRB equals $1 and can be used to make tax-free food purchases on campus, when and where you want. You may enroll in a meal plan at any time. Apply using the links below!

2020-2021 Academic-year meal plans for students:

Apply using a NetID (Activate your NetID here if you haven't already done so)
 

Student meal plans are valid for the entire academic year.

Reduce or Upgrade your meal plan: The deadline to reduce your meal plan for the Fall 2020 semester is September 16, 2020. Upgrade a meal plan by contacting dining@cornell.edu at any point throughout the year.

Meal Plan Cancelations: The deadline for canceling your meal or debit plan is September 16, 2020. Exception: Students who enroll in a meal or debit plan at the beginning of the spring semester can cancel through February 17, 2021. NOTE: House System residents have a required meal plan and cannot cancel. To cancel, contact dining@cornell.edu.

Students who join and/or move to fraternities or sororities during the spring semester cannot cancel meal plans, but are permitted to reduce their meal plans. Change requests must include written verification from the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs.