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Deadlines & Terms

Students, faculty, staff, and retirees may sign up for a meal plan at any time. Student meal plans are valid for the entire academic year and become binding when you sign the Dining Application.

Current undergraduate students

  • September 16, 2020 - last day to reduce your meal plan for the fall 2020 semester or to cancel for the academic year. To make changes to your meal plan, go to the Meal Plan Application page.

  • February 24, 2021 - last day to reduce a meal plan for the spring 2021 semester
  • NOTE: Residents of Alice Cook House, Carl Becker House, Hans Bethe House, William Keeton House, or Flora Rose House cannot cancel their House meal plans. Students joining fraternities and sororities may not cancel their meal plans.

You'll find important reminders of upcoming dates and deadlines on the Events page.

2020-2021 Meal Plan Terms & Conditions:

 A non-refundable administrative fee is charged once each academic year upon enrollment in most meal plans.