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Post-Docs & Grad Student Spouse/Partners Meal Plans



Post-docs and Grad Student Spouse/Partners have the following meal plan options: 

 25 MEAL
LUNCH$10.45/MEAL + Tax
DINNER$13.20/MEAL + Tax

Meal plan blocks can be purchased online. Please allow two business days from the date of purchase for your meals and dining hall access to be activated. 

Effective September 1, 2023 all meal plan blocks will expire August 16, 2024; meal blocks are non-transferable. Post-doc and Grad Student spouse/partner meal plans and dining hall access will be deactivated upon graduation (Grad Student Spouses/Partners) or termination of post-doc appointment and refunds for unused meals can be requested at

Please be advised that the terms and conditions governing any of the R&DE Meal Plans, Cardinal Dollars, and any of the SDHA (Stanford Dining, Hospitality & Auxiliaries) services, products, offerings, benefits, features, or any other conditions related to them are subject to change without prior notice. This includes any aspects related to SDHA services, such as menu offerings, pricing, schedules, and any other features or benefits that SDHA provides.   As we continuously strive to enhance our offerings, adapt to industry trends, or respond to the university or other conditions or requirements, we may update these terms from time to time. By enrolling in and purchasing any R&DE Meal Plan or Cardinal Dollars, you acknowledge and agree that this is considered as your acceptance of these terms.

While active, these voluntary meal blocks are fully refundable. For questions or further assistance, please email

Post-docs and Grad Student Spouses/Partners are invited to dine at any open dining hall. Visit our dining hall locations and hours page for more information.