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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Purchasing a Meals-Only Plan

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/reslife/Forms/meals_only_plan.html

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Indicate the meal plan you would like to request.

Your meal plan choice will remain in effect for ONE SEMESTER. If you would like to continue your meal plan from fall semester to spring semester, please contact the Residential Life office to renew or change your meal plan.

The last day to change meal plans for each semester is the Friday of the second week of class.


This ultimate meal plan is the closest thing to having your own kitchen. This plan allows you unlimited access to the University Dining Center. Stop by at 11:30 for a quick lunch on your way to class, return for a snack mid-afternoon, and stop by again for a soda before dinner begins with this ultra-flexible plan. You can also choose, instead, to take a to-go meal with you.

The $100 per semester in Dining Dollars can be utilized at any dining location on campus at any time of the day. Dining Dollars not used by the end of spring semester will be forfeited.

The 14 meals per week plan appeals to students who may only eat two meals each day and want to snack, or to those who want to eat all of their meals during the week. This plan ensures that you have meals available to you in the dining center every week of the semester. One meal may be used during each of the three meal periods-breakfast, lunch (or brunch on weekends), and dinner. To-go meals are available on this plan as well.

The $200 per semester in Dining Dollars included with this plan can be utilized at any dining location on campus at any time of the day. Dining Dollars not used by the end of spring semester will be forfeited.

This plan offers the ultimate flexibility to customize your meal plan. Start out with an allotment of meals for the semester, then eat as many (or as few) meals each week as you would like-up to 160 meals for the entire semester. Plus, add the unique ability to convert any of the 160 meals a semester into Dining Dollars at a rate of $ 5.70 per meal, twice a semester (by April 30 for spring semester). With this plan, you can determine whether you want more traditional meals in the dining center or greater flexibility with Dining Dollars to be used at any dining venue on campus. Also available is the ability to take a to-go meal. Semesters are approximately 16 weeks long, resulting in an average of 10 meals per week. Your converted Dining Dollars can be utilized at any dining location on campus at any time of the day. Converted Dining Dollars not used by the end of EACH SEMESTER will be forfeited.

I want to use one of my conversions opportunities now!

Meals to convert now at a rate of $5.70.


Meals are not transferable to other people. You and you alone may eat your meals. The last day to change meal plans for each semester is the Friday of the second week of class. Meal plan change request forms are available on the Residential Life website.

Charges for meal plans will be added to your University account. Payments for meal plans are due in accordance with the Payment Due Dates as outlined in the Student Guide to Financial Policies and Information. Failure to satisfy these financial obligations will result in the denial of further meals (without refund) and/or a hold on registration and official records. Students requesting to add Dining Dollars only are required to pay in full in order for the Dining Dollars to be activated.

Electronic Signature

Consent to conduct business electronically

By clicking in the box marked “I agree” at the bottom of this page, you consent to use electronic communications, electronic records, and electronic signatures rather than paper documents for the forms provided on this website. You understand that your electronic signature is legally binding, just as if you had signed a paper document. Your consent to use electronic signatures and documents applies only to materials related to your request for this form.

Opt-Out

Should you wish to opt-out of electronically signing this document, you may print this form, sign it with handwriting, and return it to the Residential Life Office at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Record Retention

You may contact the Residential Life Office for a free copy of the documents you sign. Proper identification will be required before such information is provided.


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