Dining Contract Terms and Dates

Any student who purchases a Meal Plan, Block, and/or Dining Dollars enters into a legally binding contract with ISU Dining. Along with the below terms, the 2018-19 Housing Contract Terms and Condition, the ISU Dining website, and the University Policy library are included in contract. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with all provisions of this contract.

2018-19 ISU DINING STUDENT CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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Meal Plan Eligibility and Requirements

ISU Dining will use your University issued ID number to access your University balance, your registrations status, and your in-term address to determine your eligibility for and requirement to purchase Meal Plans, Blocks, and Dining Dollars.

Eligibility
To be eligible to purchase a Meal Plan, Block, and/or Dining Dollars, students must be in good financial standing with ISU and 
  • assigned to on-campus housing,
  • enrolled as a student at ISU, or
  • enrolled in the Admissions Partnership Program.
ISU Staff members who wish to participate in the ISU Dining program should visit our Staff Charge Plan.
 
Requirements
  • Required Areas – Residents assigned to Union Drive, Richardson Court, and Buchanan and Geoffroy halls are required to select either a CyFlex, Cyclone, Cardinal, or Gold meal plan.
    • Resident who do not make their own selection will be given the Gold plan.
  • Voluntary Areas – Off-campus students and residents assigned to Wallace and Wilson halls, Frederiksen Court, Legacy, or Schilletter and University Villages are not required to contract for a meal plan.
    • Residents in these locations may choose to purchase any Meal Plan, Block, and/or Dining Dollars amount.

Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2018 DatesEvent
May 31Fall dining options available for selection
May 31 - Aug. 13Any plan can be changed for full credit, including Dining Dollars
July 15Residents of required areas who have not yet selected a Meal Plan will be given the Gold Plan.
Aug. 14Fall Dining Dollars issued. There is no refund of Dining Dollars after this date
Aug. 14 - 31The meal portion of a plan can be changed. Charges/credits outlined in the Terms
Aug. 31
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. 10Last day to receive a refund if for fall if changing assignments or leaving ISU.
Nov. 19 - 23Thanksgiving Break. Dining Centers closed. Check schedule for retail availability.
Dec. 14
Fall meal service ends with dinner.
  • All unused meals on CyFlex, Gold, Silver, and Bronze plans expire.
  • Unused Block meals and Dining Dollars roll spring.
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Spring 2019 DatesEvent
Dec. 3 Spring dining options available for selection
Dec. 3 - Jan. 10Any plan can be changed for full credit, including Dining Dollars
Dec. 15New spring residents of required areas who have not yet selected a Meal Plan will be given the Gold Plan.
Jan. 11Spring Dining Dollars issued. There is no refund of Dining Dollars after this date
Jan. 11 - 25The meal portion of a plan can be changed. Charges/credits outlined in the Terms
Jan. 25
SpringMeal Plan Change / Cancel Deadline
After this date, no reductions may be made to meal plans, blocks, or DD for the remainder of the semester.
March 18 - 23Spring Break. Dining Centers closed. Check schedule for retail availability.
Apr. 14Last day to receive a refund if for spring if changing assignments or leaving ISU.
May 10
Spring meal service ends with dinner.
  • All unused meals on CyFlex, Gold, Silver, and Bronze plans expire.
  • All Blocks expire.
  • All Dining Dollars expire
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