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!
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 2019 semester is September 11, 2019. Upgrade a meal plan during business hours Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM at 206 Robert Purcell Community Center at any point throughout the year.
Meal Plan Cancels: The deadline for canceling your meal or debit plan is September 11, 2019. Exception: Students who enroll in a meal or debit plan at the beginning of the spring semester can cancel through February 5, 2020. NOTE: House System residents have a required meal plan and cannot cancel. To cancel, go to 206 Robert Purcell Community Center, Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.
Students who join and/or move to fraternities or sororities during the spring semester cannot cancel meal plans, but are permitted to change to the Bear Supplemental meal plan. Change requests must include written verification from the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs.
MealChoice & MealChoice Encore for faculty, staff, and retirees: