Dates and Deadlines

Residents of Buchanan Hall, Geoffroy Hall, Richardson Court, and Union Drive are required to have an Anytime Plan and are not permitted to cancel unless they cancel their housing (penalties may apply) or move to an assignment where a meal plan is not required. Please refer to the ISU Dining Terms and Conditions for more information.

Residents of Wallace and Wilson halls and the Frederiksen Court, ISU West, Legacy, or SUV apartments can choose from meal plans as well but are not required to select one.

Date
Item / Event
Fall 2016 Dates
June 1 - Aug. 15
2015-16 Meal Plans available for selection in A+. Any plan can be changed for full credit, including DD$
July 20
Residents of meal plan required areas who have not yet selected a plan will be defaulted to the Gold Plan.
Aug. 16
Fall Dining Dollar$ issued and meal service begins with lunch.
Aug. 18 - Sept. 2
The meal portion of a plan can be changed or cancelled for prorated credit, less meals eaten.
DD$ can be added, but not refunded or reduced.
Sept. 2
Fall Meal Plan Change / Cancel Deadline 
After this date, no reductions may be made to meal plans, blocks or DD$ for the remainder of the semester.
Nov. 21 – 27
Thanksgiving Break: Dining Centers closed. Check schedule for retail availability.

Dec. 16

Meal service ends with dinner. Following dinner:
  • All unused Semester Plan meals expire, including guest meals.
  • Any unused DD$ and/or Block meals carry over for use to spring.
 
Date
Item / Event
Spring 2017 Dates
Dec.1 - Jan. 5
Spring Meal Plan available for selection / changes in A+. Any plan can be changed for full credit, including DD$
Dec. 21
Current residents of required areas will be defaulted to their current plan if they have not changed it in A+.
New spring residents in required areas will be defaulted to the Gold Plan.
Jan. 6
Spring Dining Dollar$ issued and meal service begins with breakfast.
Jan 7 -20
The meal portion of a plan can be changed or cancelled for prorated credit, less meals eaten.
DD$ can be added, but not refunded or reduced.
Jan. 20
Spring Meal Plan Change / Cancel Deadline.
After this date, no reductions may be made to meal plans, blocks or DD$ for the remainder of the semester.
Mar. 12 – 18
Spring Break: Dining Centers closed. Check schedule for retail availability.
May 5
Meal service ends with dinner. Following dinner all unused Semester Plan and Block meals expire.
May 6
Any unused Dining Dollar$ expire.
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Date
Item / Event
Summer 2017 Dates - Meal Plan participation is not required during summer for any on-campus resident..
TBD
Summer 2016 dining options available for selection in A+. Any plan can be changed for full credit, including DD$
TBD
Summer DD$ issued and summer meal service begins with breakfast.
TBD
Meal Plan Change / Cancel Deadline for Session 1 and Full Summer Contracts.
After this date, no reductions may be made to meal blocks or DD$ for the remainder of the semester. 
TBD
Memorial Day: Dining Centers may be closed. Check schedule for retail availability.
TBD
Meal Plan Change / Cancel Deadline for Session 2 and Trial Enrollment Contracts.
After this date, no reductions may be made to meal blocks or DD$ for the remainder of the semester.
TBD
Meal service ends with dinner. All unused DD$ and Meal Block meals carry over for use to fall.
TBD
All Dining Centers closed for service. Meals cannot be used. Check schedule for retail availability.
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