2009-2010 APPROVED RATES

Weekly Cyclone Plans
Semester Plans
Yearly Meal Blocks
Dining Dollar$

Eligibility

To be eligible to purchase meal plans and Dining Dollar$ (DD$), you must be in good financial standing with ISU and must be enrolled as a student at ISU or enrolled in the Admissions Partnership Program.

Contract Term

All meal plans are contracted for the entire academic year, both the fall and spring semesters. This includes DD$, whether included as part of a meal plan or separately. One half of the academic year rate is billed at the start of each semester through the U-Bill. Please note: Once issued, DD$ are not refundable. Please review the ISU Dining Terms, Conditions and Policies for more information.

Meal Plan Requirements

Students living in Buchanan Hall, Richardson Court or Union Drive are required to have either a Weekly Cyclone Plan or a Semester Plan. Students living in Wallace Hall, Frederiksen Court, SUV or off-campus are encouraged, but not required to have a meal plan. With 13 options to choose from, we're sure you'll find one that fits your lifestyle!

Weekly Cyclone Plans

Weekly Cyclone Plans offer a combination of dining center meals and DD$. Meals are allotted on a weekly basis (Saturday - Friday). Unused meals expire at the end of each week.

Weekly Cyclone Plans
Plan Meals Per
Week
DD$ Per
Semester
Rate Per
Year
Weekly Cyclone 21 21 125 $4128
Weekly Cyclone 17 17 175 $3527
Weekly Cyclone 14 14 175 $3365
Weekly Cyclone 10 10 275 $3240
Weekly Cyclone 7 7 375 $2938

Semester Plans

Semester Plans offer a combination of dining center meals and DD$. Meals are allotted on a semester basis (fall and spring). Unused meals expire at the end of each semester.

Semester Plans
Plan Meals Per
Semester
DD$ Per
Semester
Rate Per
Year
Semester 225 225 175 $3497
Semester 175 175 175 $3365
Semester 200* 200 0 $3045
* The Semester 200 plan is available only to continuing residents.

Yearly Meal Blocks

Yearly Meal Blocks consist of dining center meals only (without DD$). Unused meals at the end of the fall semester roll over to the spring semester. Unused meals expire at the end of each academic year (spring semester).

Students living in Wallace Hall, Frederiksen Court, SUV or off-campus can purchase Meal Blocks on AccessPlus. Students living in Buchanan Hall, Richardson Court and Union Drive are not eligible to purchase Meal Blocks.

Meal Blocks
Plan Meals Price
25 Meal Block 25 $207
50 Meal Block 50 $411
75 Meal Block 75 $607
100 Meal Block 100 $804

Dining Dollar$

DD$ can be redeemed at any ISU Dining location and are a convenient way to make purchases. DD$ can be purchased on Access Plus in $10 increments. For purchases of $200 or more, discounts apply. Buy more, save more! Unused DD$ expire at the end of each academic year (spring semester).

Please note: Once purchased, DD$ are not refundable. All Weekly Cyclone Plans and most Semester Plans come with an allotment of DD$. Individuals with these plans should purchase extra DD$ only if their plan DD$ run out.

Dining Dollar$
Amount Price Per $ Discount
$10 - $190 $1.00 -
$200 - $390 $0.95 5%
$400 - $590 $0.93 7.5%
$600 or more $0.90 10%