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Coming Fall 2021!
Neighborhood Row, Suites and Co-op Meal Plans
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The Row, Suites & Co-ops are currently closed.

The information on this page is for the Neighborhood Meal Plans beginning in Fall Quarter 2021.

 

2021-22 Academic Year Neighborhood Meal Plans

R&DE Stanford Dining is Committed to Excellence by providing meal programs that support the development of communities within residences and across neighborhoods. R&DE Stanford Dining meal plans offer significant value, the highest quality food, and flexibility of dining across campus to create new connections and allow students to engage in intellectual and lively discussions over meals with each other, faculty, and members of the Stanford community. R&DE Stanford Dining prides itself on providing nutritious, sustainable and delicious food choices — embodying the Menus of Change Principles, as part of its leadership of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative — to meet the wide variety of dietary needs within our diverse Stanford community. The Eat Well @Stanford program provides support to students dining with food allergies, religious requirements, medical needs, vegan/vegetarian diets and other nutritional needs. For more information on navigating your dietary needs in the neighborhoods, please contact nutritionist@stanford.edu.

R&DE Stanford Dining also has a long history of award-winning sustainability leadership. Our One Plate, One Planet vision captures the full breadth of our pioneering sustainable food program, which represents bold, long-term commitments to climate action and racial equity. It celebrates the power of social consciousness, operational innovation, and individual food choices in promoting sustainable food systems. We believe that with each plate we serve, and each meal our students eat, we have the opportunity to create a better future for this planet together. Learn more about our Sustainable Food Ethos that guides our purchasing decisions, the positive impact we have through our menu and operations in our Sustainable Food @Stanford By the Numbers infographic, and practical tips for How to Eat Sustainably on Campus.    

The Row & Suites

Students living on the Row (Self-Op) and in the Suites enjoy chef-prepared lunches and dinners served in their residence Monday-Friday. Open kitchens are available for breakfast Monday-Friday. Each student also receives 5 meal swipes per week and 5 guest meals per quarter to use in any campus dining hall.

The Row (Self-Op) meal plan applies to: 610 Mayfield, 620 Mayfield, 650 Mayfield, 675 Lomita, 550 Lasuen, 680 Lomita, BOB, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Durand, East, Grove, Jerry, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Kappa Sigma, Mars, Murray, Muwekma-tah-ruk, Narnia, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Sig, Pi Beta Phi, Pluto, Robert Moore North, Roth, Sigma Nu, Storey House, Xanadu, Yost, and ZAP.

2021-22 Academic Year Row & Suites Neighborhood Meal Plan

 

 

15 Meal Plan includes:

10 chef-prepared lunch and dinner meals served Monday-Friday

Open kitchen for breakfast Monday-Friday

5 meal swipes per week for use in any dining hall

5 guest meals per quarter for use in any dining hall

Up to 5 guests may eat in a Row house for each weekday dinner

Meals provided in the dining halls on weekends

Meal Plan Cost

$6,693

Dining plans, dates and pricing are subject to change without notice. Students begin each week of their meal plan on Sundays. Unused meals expire at the end of each week and cannot be refunded.

All undergrad students living on the Row and Suites are required to be on a meal plan. Meal plans are billed on a quarterly basis, and the cost is determined by the number of service days in each quarter.

Co-Ops

Students in the Co-Ops prepare dinners for their house Monday-Friday. Open kitchens are available 7 days a week. Each student also receives 5 meal swipes per week and 5 guest meals per quarter to use in any campus Dining Hall.

The Co-Op meal plan applies to: 576 Alvarado, Columbae, Enchanted Broccoli Forest (EBF), Hammarskjöld, Kairos, Synergy and Terra

2021-22 Academic Year Co-Op Neighborhood Meal Plan

 

 

10 Meal Plan includes:

5 student-prepared dinners Monday-Friday

5 meal swipes per week for use in any dining hall

Open kitchen 7 days per week for all other meals

5 guest meals per quarter for use in any dining hall

Up to 5 guests may eat in a co-op for each weekday dinner

Meal Plan Cost

$5,578

Dining plans, dates and pricing are subject to change without notice. 

All undergrad students living in a Co-Op are required to be on a meal plan. Meal plans are billed on a quarterly basis, and the cost is determined by the number of service days in each quarter.


Meal Plan Dates

Season

Dates

Fall Quarter September 17, 2021 – December 10, 2021
Winter Quarter January 1, 2022 – March 19, 2022
Spring Quarter March 26, 2022 – June 8, 2022

 

The Row, Suites & Co-op Meal Plan Information

Student Obligations
A student who is under contract and then leaves the university is obligated to fulfill their R&DE Stanford Dining contract if they return to the university at any time during the contracted academic year.

Schedules Subject to Change
R&DE Stanford Dining and student-managed residences reserve the right to modify dining hall service days and/or hours of operation as needed and without prior notification. Please check https://rde.stanford.edu/dining/dining-locations-hours for the most current information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How will student dining be different in the neighborhood model?

There are many great new options for students! Students will now be paying the same meal plan cost if they live in an RF residence (dining hall), Row house or Suite. This is a substantial reduction in meal plan cost for students who were previously living in the Row or Suites. Also, students living in a Row house, Suite or Co-op will be able to use up to five guest meals in a dining hall to be able to eat with friends across the campus at no additional cost. 

How do these meal plans align with the core principles of ResX?

These meal plans are aligned with the core principles of ResX to advance diversity, equity & inclusion; to promote opportunities for community & belonging; and to support student health and well-being. The enhanced flexibility of the new Row and Suites meal plan provides better access to meals and addresses concerns of food insecurity for students especially during academic breaks and weekends. The new meal plans also ensure equity of meal plan cost for students living in all undergraduate residences. 

Will SOS continue to support Row Houses?

Yes! SOS and the valued staff that work on the Row will continue to support the self-op Row houses.

How does the new meal program support the development of communities within residences and across the neighborhood?

The new meal program allows students the flexibility to eat across the campus to develop friendships within the neighborhood. Stanford strongly believes in community building over meals and this new program allows students the ease and flexibility to have these important connections and discussions over meals. It is clear in hearing from students, and looking at peer institutions, that conversations over meals form the center of our communities and neighborhoods. Students break bread together, engage in intellectual and lively discussions over their meals with each other, faculty, and members of the Stanford community. This is an essential part of the Stanford residential education experience.

Will we be able to use dining halls outside our neighborhoods?

Yes! Your meal plan will work in any dining hall.

Students in Co-Ops paid less for a meal plan in exchange for sharing in the work of operating the house. Will this program continue?

Yes! This important more independent student residential experience will remain. In addition, co-op living will also include dining hall meal swipes and guest meals so co-op students can meet with friends in a dining hall or dine at a dining hall due to their busy class schedule.

Does R&DE Stanford Dining accommodate students with special dietary needs (e.g. food allergies, religious requirements, etc.) on the Row, Suites & Co-Op meal plans?

The Row, Suites and Co-Ops can accommodate a wide range of dietary needs, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free. Students with severe food allergies or religious dietary needs should reach out to nutritionist@stanford.edu prior to arriving on campus to discuss how these needs can be accommodated. These students may be eligible for prioritized housing in neighborhoods that provide dining options that best meet these needs. R&DE Stanford Dining provides support to students with special dietary needs through the Eat Well @Stanford program. Our nutritionists are available by emailing nutritionist@stanford.edu or scheduling a virtual consultation to speak with students about their dietary needs and offer guidance on dining in the neighborhoods. 

Can I get a meal plan exemption?

Students are encouraged to first work with R&DE Stanford Dining’s nutritionists to determine whether their dietary needs can be met on their meal plan. Students may request an exemption if there are concerns about meeting medical or religious dietary requirements. Exemptions are granted only for serious medical issues/disabilities or religious reasons. 

The Office of Accessible Education or Office for Religious Life will submit an exemption request on your behalf to R&DE Stanford Dining for approval. There will be an administrative overhead fee associated with such an exemption. Please verify your eligibility for an exemption prior to applying for a residence. Questions regarding this policy should be addressed to the Office of Accessible Education oae-contactus@stanford.edu (for medical exemptions) or Office for Religious Life religious-life@stanford.edu (for religious exemptions).