Undergraduate Meal Plans

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Summer 2020 Meal Plans

R&DE Stanford Dining is committed to providing excellent service and meals to all students remaining on campus during the 2020 Summer Quarter. For that reason, Arrillaga Family Dining Commons will remain open through the season. 

R&DE Stanford Dining will continue to offer a daily variety of delicious, nutritious options including vegetarian, vegan, nut-free, kosher and halal. The Food Allergies@Stanford program offers support and dining accommodations to students with food allergies or other dietary concerns. You can review daily menu options for your location online. Please note: all meals are pre-packed and for to-go only. 

Students enter the dining hall and swipe their ID cards once. Meal Plan Dollars will expire with the end of the summer quarter and can be used at dining halls and both retail operations open this summer. Cardinal Dollars may be used at all R&DE Stanford Dining and R&DE Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries retail café locations.

2020 SUMMER MEAL PLANS

DINING HALL MEAL PLAN 

10 Weeks
 June 20* - September 1, 2020

8 Weeks
June 20* - August 16, 2020

19 meals per week

$2,149

$1,678

14 meals per week

+ Meal Plan Dollars

$2,149

$145

$1,678

$114

*Meal plans begin with the dinner service on Saturday, June 20. 

For more information, please review our Summer Meal Plan FAQs or contact diningplans@stanford.edu

2020 Fall Meal Plans

Stanford University’s Residential Education program promotes the philosophy that living and learning are integrated and that formal teaching, informal learning and personal support in residences are integral to a Stanford education. Because meals play a key role in this mission of community building, leading, and learning, residents of most University undergraduate residence halls are required to participate in a R&DE Stanford Dining Meal Plan.

R&DE Stanford Dining is Committed to Excellence by providing meal plans that offer significant value, the highest quality, and maximum flexibility of dining across campus, along with a daily variety of delicious, nutritious options including vegetarian, vegan, nut-free, kosher and halal so you can always Eat Well @Stanford. The Food Allergies@Stanford program offers support and dining accommodations to students with food allergies or other dietary concerns.

Meal Plans

Students can use their meals for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner meals in the dining halls. Meal Plan Dollars may be used at select R&DE Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries retail cafés or any R&DE Stanford Dining location, including all late-night operations. Cardinal Dollars may be used at all R&DE Stanford Dining and R&DE Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries retail café locations, including third-party cafes in Tresidder Memorial Union: Subway, Kikka Sushi, Panda Express and Starbucks.
 
Undergrad students living in Branner, Crothers/Crothers Memorial, Florence Moore, Gerhard Casper, Lakeside, Ricker, Stern, Toyon and Wilbur are required to be on one of the Cardinal mandatory meal plans but can choose to switch meal plans at any time until the last two weeks of each quarter:

2020-21 Academic Year
Mandatory Meal Plans

 

Autumn
71 Days

Cardinal Classic:

  • 19 meals per week served only in the dining halls

Meal Plan Cost

$1,973

Cardinal Select:

  • 14 meals per week plus Meal Plan Dollars
  • All 14 meals are served in the dining halls
  • Meal Plan Dollars can be used in the dining halls,
    most R&DE cafés, Munger Market and late night venues
  • The default meal plan for freshmen and upperclass students
    not living in a Row House

Meal Plan Cost

Meal Plan Dollars

$1,973

155

Cardinal Light:

  • 10 meals per week plus 750 Meal Plan Dollars
  • All 10 meals are served in the dining halls and the Meal Plan Dollars
    can be used in the dining halls, most R&DE cafés, and late night venues
  • This meal plan is only available for upperclass students

Meal Plan Cost

Meal Plan Dollars

$1,973

270

2020-21 Academic Year
Voluntary Meal Plans

 

Autumn
71 Days

Apartment Meal Plan:

  • Voluntary meal plan offering flexibility and convenience
    for students living in apartments
  • 5 meals per week plus Meal Plan Dollars

Meal Plan Cost

Meal Plan Dollars

$695

50

Dining plans 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.

Students will be allowed to switch meal plans up until the last two weeks of the quarter. Students can switch their meal plan by emailing the Meal Plan Customer Service Office online or at diningplans@stanford.edu. 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

Summer

June 20 - September 1, 2020

Autumn September 11 - November 20, 2020


Cardinal Dollars

Cardinal Dollars can be purchased by students, faculty and staff, and are added to your Stanford University ID card. A 10% bonus is added at the time of purchase. Cardinal Dollars can be used to purchase meals at open R&DE Stanford Dining locations and R&DE Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries retail cafés. Cardinal Dollars carry over from quarter to quarter, and from year to year. They do not have an expiration date; but will expire after 12 months of inactivity.

To Purchase:

  • Enrolled students can purchase online by logging into their account using the My Account option. Online orders can be added to your University bill or paid by credit card. 
  • Students can submit an order via email. Send the email from your SUNet account to diningplans@stanford.edu. Be sure to include your SUID number and how much you wish to purchase. Email orders are billed to your University bill.

For additional information, contact us at diningplans@stanford.edu.

During Summer Quarter 2020, Cardinal Dollars can be used at these locations:

Dining Halls R&DE retail cafes (SHA)
Arrillaga Family Dining Commons The Axe & Palm
  The Market at Munger

All prices, terms and conditions subject to change.

 

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