Meal Plans

Dining Services has designed a NEW meal program guaranteed to meet your individual needs. Beginning this Fall 2021-2022:  Block Meal Plans

Benefits of a Block Meal Plan Program

  • Block Meal Plans put you in control of your dining experience
  • Block Meal Plans provide excellent dining flexibility
  • Blocks Meal Plans do not expire at the end of the week like previous meal plans offered at Ursinus.
  • Stack two meal exchange swipes in Zack’s Food Court or Natural for even more buying power
  • Mix & Match a meal exchange swipes with Dining Dollars, Bear Bucks, Cash or Credit to maximize your buying power
  • Dining Dollars are accepted at all dining locations including Café 2020 where We Proudly Serve Starbucks

Block Meal Plan Options

320 Block Meal Plan

Includes $80.00 in Dining Dollars*
This meal plan allows for 320 meal swipes per semester.

Students may access the Wismer Center Dining Hall up to three times per day. For more choice, students may choose to use up to 2 swipes per transaction in the retail dining locations; Zack’s Food Court or Natural**; each swipe has a meal exchange value of $7.25 * The 320 Block Meal Plan also includes $80.00 in Dining Dollars to be used at any dining venue on campus.

150 Block Meal Plan

Includes $350.00 in Dining Dollars *
This meal plan allows 150 meal swipes per semester.

Students may dine often in the Wismer Center Dining Hall. For more choice, students may also choose to use up to 2 swipes per transaction in the retail dining locations; Zack’s Food Court or Natural**; each swipe has a meal exchange value of $7.25* The 150 Block Plan includes $350.00 in Dining Dollars to be used at any dining venue on campus.

60 Block Meal Plan

Includes $1,299.00 in Dining Dollars*
This meal plan allows 60 meal swipes per semester.

Students may access the Wismer Center Dining Hall or may also choose to use up to 2 swipes per transaction in the retail dining locations; Zack’s Food Court or Natural**; each swipe has a meal exchange value of $7.25* The 60 Block Plan includes $1,299.00 in Dining Dollars to be used at any dining venue on campus.

Dining Dollars

Dining Dollars are additional funds included with your Block Meal Plan. Dining Dollars are accepted at all dining locations across campus and do expire at the end of each semester.

Bear Bucks

Bear Bucks are a declining balance purse that can be added to a student ID card and grant the shopper a 10% discount on each purchase at on-campus dining venues. Bear Bucks are accepted at all dining locations, the campus bookstore and network printing. Bear Bucks are available for purchase at https://tinyurl.com/UCBear


*  Multiple exchanges may be used during a meal period, defined as Breakfast 7:30 am until 10:30 am, Lunch 10:30 am until 4 pm and Dinner 4 pm until 9 pm; no proration or refunds will be issued for partial meal exchange swipes used for a single transaction.

** Meal Exchange swipes are not accepted in the C-Store or 2020 Café. You can use Dining Dollars, Bear Bucks, Cash or Credit Cards in these locations.