Do I have to take a meal plan if I live in the residence halls?

Yes, all resident students must participate in the 7-day Resident Meal Plan.

Do I have to take a meal plan if I live in the Tower as an honor’s program student?

Yes, honors students are required to participate in the 7-day Resident Meal Plan regardless of whether they live in one of the Resident Halls or the Tower Apartments.

How do I sign up for a Resident Meal Plan?

Students living in the residence halls and honors students will automatically be enrolled in the 7-day Resident Meal Plan when they complete the Resident Housing Form.

How do I select my meal plan or block plan if I am not a resident?

Non-resident students can select and purchase meal plans in myMSOE.  Faculty and staff may also purchase plans at the same location.

How do I add a meal plan after the quarter has started? 

Block Plans can be purchased at any time throughout the academic year. 

How do I know how many meals I have left on my block plan?

Meal plan balances can be viewed in the WebCard Center or GET

Can I share my meal plan with someone else?

No, meal plans are for the individual student’s use only.  If a student wishes to purchase food for a friend, family member, or guest they should use their Raider Dollars or pay with cash.

What happens if I do not eat every day during the term for my meal plan or do not use all of my meals for a block plan?

Meal plans and block plans are active for the fiscal year from the time of purchase through the last day of the spring quarter. No refunds will be given for unused days or unused blocks.  

Where can I use my meal plan?

In the Spitzer Dining Commons during hours of operation.

What if I have a special dietary need or food allergy?

The Spitzer Dining Commons features an allergen-free area to provide high quality options and service for individuals who require special diets because of allergies. The Food Service Manager and Executive Chef are available for students to directly discuss their individual allergen or medical issues. They review signage, procedures, and nutrition and teaching how to navigate the locations to enjoy a worry free dining experience.

What if I withdraw from MSOE and would like a refund on my meal plan?

Refunds will be based on the date of official withdrawal. Please visit the Tuition and Fees Refund Policy for more information. No refunds are given on block plans. 

Can Raider Dollars be used in the Spitzer Dining Commons? 

Raider dollars can be used for a la carte items, door rates, and day passes. You can add money to your Raider Dollars balance in the Office of Student Accounts or on the web at GET.