Dining Policies and Schedule for 2014-2015

  • All meal plans will be billed in two segments: Fall Term and Winter/Spring Term. You will be billed Winter/Spring Term for the plan you hold on the billing deadline of Nov. 10.
  • You may change your meal plan through 4:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, for Fall Term and 4:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, for Winter/Spring Term. Charges or cancellations made after these dates will be assessed a $25 administrative fee.
  • A special feature of all meal plans includes an additional 10% discount off the meal rates in The Marketplace when using Food Flex dollars.
  • All Food Flex balances from Fall Term will be carried over to Winter/Spring Term. Under state law you must use all balances in your Food Flex accounts by the end of the academic year. No refunds can be given at the end of the academic year unless you are off campus during Spring Term, in which case you will be refunded Spring Term fees. Spring Term Option students should notify Auxiliary Services if they are remaining on campus during Spring Term.
  • If you hold a meal plan, you may add tax-exempt Food Flex dollars to your plan in $25 increments at any point during the academic year. If you leave school on approved leave after the term has begun, you will receive a prorated refund.
  • The Continuous Dining Plan permits the holder unlimited access to The Marketplace during operating hours. 175 Block Plan provides for meal usage in any meal period during the day in The Marketplace. Meals from these plans can also be used for dinner in Café 77 after The Marketplace closes, until 11:00 p.m.
  • Sorority and Upper Division (Fraternity & Independent) Plan Anytime Meals can be redeemed at any dining location and at any time.

Fall Meal Plan

  • Fall Meal Plan Begins: Breakfast on Sunday, 9/7/14
  • Thanksgiving Break: Meals will end after dinner on Friday, 11/21/14, and resume with dinner on Sunday, 11/30/14
  • Fall Meal Plan Ends: After dinner on the last day of finals on Thursday, 12/18/14

Spring Meal Plan

  • Spring Meal Plan Begins: Dinner at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, 1/11/15
  • February Break: Meals will end after dinner on Friday, 2/20/15, and resume with dinner on Sunday, 3/1/15
  • Spring Break: Meals will end after dinner on Friday, 4/17/15, and resume with dinner on Sunday, 4/26/15
  • Spring Meal Plan Ends: After dinner on the last day of finals which is Monday, 5/25/15

Virginia law does not permit refunds of unused portions of your flex plans or your Food Flex dollars. You should use all funds by the end of the academic year. Refunds for Spring Term Abroad will be prorated.