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Meal Plan Rates

If you have a questions regarding what each meal plan includes, please refer to the chart below that describes and explains each of our traditional meal plan options. 

MEAL PLAN DESCRIPTIONS - FALL 2014 AND SPRING 2015

Meal PlanDescription

Platinum

This plan includes unlimited meal swipes, $150 Dining Dollars and $50 College Park Dollars to be used throughout the semester.  This meal plan allows students to use multiple meal swipes during each meal period, seven days a week.

Gold

This plan includes unlimited meal swipes, $175 Dining Dollars and $50 College Park Dollars to be used throughout the semester.  This meal plan allows students to use multiple meal swipes during each meal period, five days a week. On weekends, Dining Dollars can be used, but not meal swipes.

Silver

This plan includes 190 meal swipes, $225 Dining Dollars and $50 College Park Dollars to be used throughout the semester.  This meal plan allows students to use one meal swipe during each meal period, seven days a week.

Bronze

This plan includes 165 meal swipes, $300 Dining Dollars and $50 College Park Dollars to be used throughout the semester.  This meal plan allows students to use one meal swipe during each meal period, seven days a week.

 

FALL 2014 AND SPRING 2015

Traditional Meal Plans

FeaturesDining LocationsTraditional Meal Plan Options
Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Meals (per semester) The Connection Cafe 165 190 unlimited unlimited
Dining Dollars (per semester) The Plaze Food Court, Starbucks, Einstein Bagel, The PODs $300 $225 $175 $150
College Park Dollars (per semester) College Park Restaurants $50 $50 $50 $50
Days of Service The Connection Cafe Sun - Sat Sun - Sat Mon - Fri Only Sun - Sat
Meals (per meal period) The Connection Cafe One One Unlimited Unlimited
Installment Payment Amounts and Due Dates

August 18, 2014

October 1, 2014

January 16, 2015

March 1, 2015

$782.50

$782.50

$782.50

$782.50

$796.30

$796.30

$796.30

$796.30

$802.62

$802.62

$802.62

$802.62

$910.00

$910.00

$910.00

$910.00

Total Academic Year Price (Fall + Spring Semester) $3,130.00 $3,185.20 $3,210.48 $3,640.00

Commuter Meal Plans (Commuter Meal Plans are Per Semester Only)

FeaturesDining LocationsCommuter Meal Plan Options
Plan 1 Plan 2 Plan 3
Meals (per semester) The Connection Cafe 21 50 70
Dining Dollars (per semester) The Plaze Food Court, Starbucks, Einstein Bagel, The PODs $215 $125 $100
Days of Service The Connection Cafe Sun - Sat Sun - Sat Sun - Sat
Meals (per meal period) The Connection Cafe One One One

Total Price (Due When Contract Signed in University Housing Office)

$373.76 $471.68 $559.00

Download a sample Meal Plan Terms & Conditions

Arlington Hall, Kalpana Chawla, and Vandergriff Hall residents are required to select one of the four traditional meal plan options.  Residence hall residents cannot choose a commuter meal plan.

Meal Plan Component

Special Conditions
1. Meal Plan Meals
  • Unused meals at the end of Fall do not carry over to Spring.
  • Unused meals expire at the end of the Spring semester.
  • Meals are only for your benefit and cannot be shared with others. 
2. Dining Dollars
  • Additional Dining Dollars can be purchased once the initial plan amount has been used.
  • Unused Dining Dollars carry over from Fall to Spring as long as you remain enrolled in one of the meal plans described above.
  • Unused Dining Dollars expire at the end of the Spring semester.
3. College Park Dollars
  • Additional College Park Dollars can be purchased once the initial plan amount has been used.
  • Unused College Park Dollars carry over from Fall to Spring as long as you remain enrolled in one of the meal plans described above.
  • Unused College Park Dollars expire at the end of the Spring semester.
  • Cannot be used to purchase alcohol.
4. Commuter Meals
  • Meals and Dining Dollars for commuter plans do not carry over from semester to semester.
  • Unused portions of the commuter meal plan are forfeited.

 

The above amounts for the Meal Plans include sales tax on the meal plan portions only. Dining Dollars and College Park Dollars are not subject to sales tax until used. Sales tax rate for Arlington, Texas is 8%.

Dining Dollars and College Park Dollars are accepted 7 days a week during normal hours of operation. 

The contract period for the Fall and Spring semesters commence with lunch, on the Monday for Fall and Friday for Spring, before classes begin and ends with dinner on the last day of Fall and Spring final exams. 

Excluded from the contract period are all University holidays, including Winter Session, Maymester and other student holidays that University may designate; no meal service will be available on such holidays.  Limited dining service will be available on a cash, Dining Dollars, or Mav Money basis only on Labor Day and Martin Luther King Day.  College Park Dollars are accepted during the College Park restaurants normal business hours independently from the excluded days listed above.  Meal plan hours and other dining hours are subject to change without notification. 

University is not liable for special consideration of a student if there is a conflict with the meal plan hours due to student work schedule and/or course schedule. 

Special meals, including medical and religious-related diets, are not available.  

Contact UTA Housing for additional information regarding mid-semester and mid-year move-ins.
Rates are subject to change without notification.

For more information contact UTA Housing at (817) 272-2791.