Meal Plan Options
Meal Plans for 2016–17
|Plan||Type||Price per semester||Meals||Points||University Overhead**|
|A*||All Points*||$2370||0||1700 points/semester||$670|
|B||19 meals per week + 100 pts||$2570||19 meals/week||100 points/semester||$910|
|C||Block 180+200 pts||$2500||180 meals/semester||200 points/semester||$910|
|D||Block 115+350 pts||$2440||115 meals/semester||350 points/semester||$910|
Freshmen residential students are required to purchase Plan, B, C, or D. Plan A is not available to freshmen residential students until their 2nd semester.
** A percentage of the price for each meal plan covers the University's costs for the dining facilities. The rest goes to our dining services contractor, Sodexo.
|*Plan A||This plan offers the most flexibility and is designed for individuals who eat most of their meals at the University Center, the library, or the East Academic Building. This plan is not available for freshmen residential students until their 2nd semester.|
|Plan B||This plan is designed for the individual who leads an active lifestyle. It is the best fit for an individual who prefers all-you-care-to-eat meals in Marletto's for most of their meals. This plan provides one meal during every meal period. Unused meals do not carry over from week to week. The points do carry over from fall to spring semester. Meals cannot be used for guests. Only one meal per meal period.|
|Plan C||This plan is designed to meet the needs of most of our residential students. It has been our most popular plan. The 180 meals can be used at any time during the semester. Meals can be used for guests. Multiple meals can be used during any meal period. Unused meals do not carry over from semester to semester. Points do carry over from fall to spring semester.|
|Plan D||The plan is designed for the student who is occasionally off campus, involved in activities such as internships or off-campus jobs. It offers more flexibility by having a large amount of points. The 115 meals can be used at any time during the semester. Meals can be used for guests. Multiple meals can be used during any meal period. Unused meals do not carry over from semester to semester. Points do carry over from fall to spring semester.|
At the dining locations in the University Center, meal exchanges, or meal combos, are specified for those wishing to use a meal on their meal plan. Outside of these meal combos, you must use points to purchase food at these University Center locations, as well as at dining locations in the library, and the East Academic Building.
The designated meal periods are:
|Breakfast||7 am–10:59 am|
|Lunch||11 am–3:59 pm|
|Dinner||4 pm–7:29 pm|
|Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays, Break Weeks at Marletto's|
|Brunch (limited stations)||11 am– 2 pm|
|Dinner (limited stations)||5 pm–7 pm|
Points can be used at any dining location on campus to purchase food and beverages. Five points is equivalent to $5.00.
Gorlok Bucks require a separate contract and are not part of the meal plan. Gorlok Bucks may be used at selected off-campus restaurants to offer more variety and longer hours of service to campus residents. Gorlok Bucks can also be used at on-campus locations. If used on-campus, the purchase will be tax free and discounted for items purchased. All balances remaining on Gorlok Bucks will be forfeited after 18 months of inactivity. Students may purchase Gorlok Bucks by completing the contract, which is an online form on the PatronWeb through Housing and Residential Life. Go to this web site: https://housing.webster.edu/PatronWeb. Use your Webster University Connections username and password to log in. You will then click on the appropriate form.
Faculty and staff who wish to purchase Gorlok Bucks, should contact the Dining Office and sign up by credit card at commerce.cashnet.com/webstergorlokbucks
Meal Plans for 2017–18
Blue and Gold Meal Plan
For 2017–18, only one meal plan is offered.
Cost = $2500 per semester. Students get $1700 in points to spend at any Dining Services location on campus. ($800 goes to University overhead).
This meal plan operates on an “all points” or “declining balance” basis. This offers students the ultimate in flexibility and spending options at our Campus Dining Services locations. This plan allows students to get whatever they want at any time when Dining Services is open. This is an a la carte’ plan, and any past restrictions such as meal exchanges or meal combos, have been eliminated.
Students can dine at Marletto’s, the Crossroads food court in the University Center, the Library Café featuring Kaldi’s, or the Simply-to-Go unit in the East Academic Building. There will no longer be an “all-you-care-to-eat” dining option at Marletto’s. Everything will be priced a la carte’ and you will only pay for what you get.
Points not used during the fall semester carry over to the spring semester. Points not used by the end of the academic year are forfeited.
Points on this meal plan cannot be used at off-campus restaurants.
Buy-Up Option – After a full meal plan is purchased, if you would like to add more points to your meal plan, you can get a 2-for-1 buy-up option. For every $100 in additional points purchased, you will get 200 points. This Buy-Up Option can be purchased at the Campus Dining Services offices in Maria Hall.
All students living in the residence halls and all first year students living on campus must purchase a meal plan for the entire year they reside on campus.
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