Your meal plan options

Residential Meal Plans: 2019-2020

Unlimited Plan with 75 Dining Dollars - $2450 / Semester
The unlimited meal plan is required for all first-year students living in South Hall and Cook Hall.  This plan allows students unlimited all-you-can-eat access to the Dining Hall during hours of operation.  
 
Returning Students in Cook Hall & Meijer Hall
Students living in Cook Hall & Meijer Hall can choose between three different meal plans.  This allows students to choose the meal plan that best suits their needs.  

  • 5 meals per week with 300 Dining Dollars - $1200 / Semester
  • 7 meals per week with 150 Dining Dollars - $1200 / Semester
  • 14 meals per week with 75 Dining Dollars - $2000 / Semester

 
Dining Dollars
Dining Dollars can be used in the Panther Den, HUB and the Dining Hall.  Meal plans come with dining dollars and you can purchase dining dollars through the dining services office.  Stop by the Dining Office located on the lower level of the Sneden Center by the Mail Room or you can call us at (616) 871-6752.

Dining Hall Discount
You get a big discount in the Dining Hall when using Dining Dollars.  
 

Meal Period

Cash & Credit with Tax

Dining Dollar Cost

Discount

Breakfast

$6.70 + tax

$5.00

30%

Lunch / Brunch

$9.50 + tax

$7.50

25%

Dinner

$10.50 + tax

$8.50

23%

 

Panther Ridge and Panther Woods Meal Plan Options
All the meal plans are an option for students living in Panther Ridge and Panther Woods, but none are required.  You may add a meal plan by contacting Dining Services or stop by the dining services office located by the mail room on the Lower Level of the Sneden building.

Athletes with Meal Plan Scholarships
For any athletes that have been awarded meal plans that are different than the defaults listed above, you must make that request at the link above to have that added to your account.
 

Commuter Meal Plans: 2019-2020

ANY REGISTERED STUDENT, STAFF OR FACULTY MEMBER MAY PURCHASE A MEAL PLAN OR BLOCK.  YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A RESIDENT TO PURCHASE A MEAL PLAN.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE A MEAL PLAN YOU CAN DO IT IN PERSON AT THE PANTHER DEN, DINING HALL OR DINING SERVICES OFFICE. 

YOU CAN ALSO PURCHASE THEM OVER THE PHONE BY CALLING 616-871-6752 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8AM & 4PM.

14 meals per week with 75 Dining Dollars - $2000 / Semester
This plan allows students to use 14 meal passes anytime throughout the week.  It also includes $75 dining dollars that may be used at the HUB or the Panther Den.  

50 Block - $485 for 50 Meals
This is a declining balance plan that you can use as many meals per day as you would like for you and your guests, but once the balance reaches zero, you will need to purchase additional meals. These meals can be used any time the Dining Hall is open.

Lunch Blocks
We have created additional special lunch only meal blocks for commuters and staff who will only be on campus during lunch.  These blocks are available for use from 11am to 2pm in the Dining Hall.  The bigger the block you purchase the bigger the discount off the door price.

  • 50 LUNCH BLOCK - $360 (28% OFF THE DOOR PRICE)
  • 30 LUNCH BLOCK - $225 (25% OFF THE DOOR PRICE)
  • 20 LUNCH BLOCK - $155 (23% OFF THE DOOR PRICE)
  • 10 LUNCH BLOCK - $93 (7.5% OFF THE DOOR PRICE)

AS AN ADDITIONAL BONUS, COMMUNITY LUNCH BLOCKS  AND THE 50 BLOCK WILL NOT EXPIRE AS LONG AS YOU ARE A REGISTERED STUDENT OR EMPLOYED BY DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY.

Panther dollars vs. dining dollars

Panther Dollars* is money deposited into your account through DUposit by either yourself or your parent.  This money can be used to pay for laundry, printing and online at the DU Spirit Store.  These funds are available to the student as long as they are an active student at Davenport.   

*Panther dollars are not currently accepted at dining services locations.
 

Dining Dollars are bonus money that comes with your meal plan purchase.  They can only be used in dining services locations.  Dining dollars are non-transferrable, non-refundable and expire at the end of each semester.