Plan Options

Lite

The Lite plan is designed for the infrequent diner and someone who spends very few weekends on campus.  This plan is the minimum for upper-class​ students in traditional residence halls. First year students in residence halls are eligible for the Lite meal plan during the Spring Quarter only.  The Lite Plan provides approximately a meal and a half per day for each of the days of the academic term and finals week.
 


DePaul

The DePaul plan is designed for the more frequent diner and is the minimum required plan for first year students who live in traditional residence halls.  The DePaul Plan provides approximately one and a half to two meals per day for each of the days of the academic term and finals week.


Red

The Red plan will provide purchasing power to support a regular diner and still allow flexibility for purchases of snacks and grab and go items.  The Red Plan provides approximately two meals per day for each of the days of the academic term and finals week.


Blue

The Blue plan provides enough purchasing power for those with a hearty appetite who also like to snack outside of meal times. This plan also will meet the needs of those who plan on spending weekends on campus.   The Blue Plan provides approximately two and a half to three meals per day for each of the days of the academic term and finals week.


Demon

This plan provides enough purchasing power to meet all your high energy needs without running short at the end of the quarter.   The Demon Plan provides approximately three meals per day for each of the days of the academic term and finals week.


Apartment Plan

This plan is available to all individuals in the university apartments and is required for those living in McCabe, Centennial, Sanctuary/Townhomes, and Sheffield Square.  The plan provides for infrequent full meal dining and occasional ala carte snack purchases.  Students living in university apartments are welcome to purchase a larger plan from the list of residential plans offered.


Apartment Plus Plan

The Apartment Plus Plan is a slight upgrade to the Apartment Plan for residents living in the university apartments who wish to frequent our dining facilities more often.

 

Convenience Plan

The Convenience Plan is meant for students who are not required to have a dining plan, but wish to have the convenience of using their ID card to purchase food at locations that accept dining plans. 

 

  

Dining Plan Costs

The average meal price depends on the individual's eating habits. The average full breakfast costs $6.75, while lunch and dinner may cost anywhere from $9.75 or above, depending upon the menu items ordered. 

Dining Plans at a Glance

Quarterly Rate 2016-2017​
Convenience Plan ​$150
Apartment Plan ​$516
​Apartment Plus Plan ​$736
​Lite Plan (required plan, returning) ​$985
​DePaul Plan (required plan, first year) ​$1,249
​Red Plan ​$1,425
​Blue Plan ​$1,594
​Demon Plan ​$1,802
 


Changes and Additions

Full-time students can add money to their dining plan by going online at campusconnect.depaul.edu, clicking on "Meal Plan Online" and following the directions. You can upgrade to a higher dining plan at any time by visiting the Lincoln Park Student Center, Office #319 or completing the Online Dining Plan Form.

You may change to a lower plan, as long as you stay at the minimum required plan for your year in school and your housing arrangement. If you lower your plan, you must do so NO later than two weeks into an academic quarter. Please note: Dining Plan values on DePaul ID cards roll forward from academic quarter to academic quarter.​ 

Current second year students must use up their meal plans by the end of spring quarter, Friday, June 9, 2017. Remaining meal plan values for second year students will not continue after the end of finals week in spring quarter, June, 2017. 

Current first year students must use up their meal plans by the end of final week, in their second year in June, 2017. Remaining meal plan values for first year students will not continue after the end of finals week in spring quarter, June, 2017. ​

Unused dining plan values on DePaul ID cards for all first year students beginning in fall, 2016, will roll forward from fall to winter to spring quarter of their first year and must be used up by the end of  finals week in June, 2017. Remaining meal plan values for first year students in fall, 2016-17 will not continue after the end of finals week in spring quarter, June 2017. ​​​​​