Meal Plan Options

New Meal Plan Options take effect Fall 2018.

We're happy to offer new meal plan options. These new options will take effect Fall 2018.

Meal Plan Options

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Students in the Abel/Sandoz dining center.

University Dining Services meal plans are designed to allow for greater flexibility for upperclass students. Options are based on your class standing.
The All-Access meal plan is required for newly admitted freshmen.


What's your plan?
Meal Plan Available to
All-Access
Meal Plan
All students. Newly admitted freshmen are required to have the All-Access meal plan with their housing contract.
Red 440
Meal Pack
Sophomores or higher living on campus.
White 250
Meal Pack
Juniors or higher living on campus.
Herbie 25
Meal Pack Add-On
Anyone who has purchased a Red 440 or White 250 Meal Pack.

All-Access Meal Plan$4,450/academic year

The All-Access meal plan is designed for students who want the convenience of an unlimited dining experience without worry of running out of meal swipes.

Who: Any student can choose the All-Access meal plan. Newly admitted freshmen are required to have the All-Access meal plan with their housing contract.

Unlimited meals in dining centers and Grab 'n Go locations – eat, study or relax anytime we are open. Current lockout locations/periods apply.

Guest meals apply only to the All-Access meal plan.

Red 440 Meal Pack$3,400/academic year

This meal pack is designed for upperclass students who don't need an unlimited plan and want the flexibility to choose fewer meals.

Who: Sophomores or higher living on campus.

White 250 Meal Pack$2,400/academic year

This meal pack is for busy juniors and seniors who want the convenience of eating a few meals but don't need too many.

Who: Juniors or higher living on campus.

Herbie 25 Meal Pack Add-On$250/pack

The Herbie 25 Meal Pack is an add-on to either the Red 440 or the White 250 meal packs. Multiple Herbie 25 meal packs can be purchased.

Off-campus Student Meal Plans
Plan Price Who
All-Access
Meal Plan
$4,670/academic year Freshmen or higher
Red 440
Meal Pack
$3,570/academic year Sophomore or higher
White 250
Meal Pack
$2,520/academic year Junior or higher
Herbie 25
Meal Pack Add-On
$260/pack Must have purchased a Red 440 or White 250 Meal Pack

Changing Meal Plans

The deadline to increase/decrease meal plan options are September 15, 2018 (fall) and January 20, 2019 (spring). After those dates you can only increase your meal plan option and additional fees may apply. Changes can be made in MyRed > Housing portal > Forms.

The Fine Print

Details of our meal plans

The All-Access meal plan, Red 440 and White 250 meal packs are effective Fall 2018.

Guest meals apply only to the All-Access meal plan.

Any student living on campus must have a meal plan except for apartment-style and Husker Hall residents. Previous two free meals a week for apartment-style is discontinued.

Newly admitted freshmen are required to have the All-Access meal plan.

On- and off-campus meal plan options are based on your next fall class standing.

Off-campus students can choose meal plans after August 1. Selections are made in MyRed > Housing portal > Contract.

Cancellations are prorated on a daily rate after hall opening and standard cancellation fees will apply.

Red 440 and White 250 meal pack swipes are per semester (220/125 swipes each semester). There will be no refunds for missed or unused meals. Current lock-out periods apply.

Red 440 and White 250 meal packs are not valid for meals served over semester breaks (i.e. Thanksgiving break, holiday break, spring break, etc.).

Lock-out locations/periods: Students choosing lunch at Lewis Training Table, East Campus Deli, Husker Hoagies, Husker Heroes or Huskers On-The-Go will be blocked from entrance when scanning at a dining center during the same meal period. Likewise, if a student has scanned at a dining center, they will be blocked from scanning at one of the grab-n-go locations or Lewis Training Table.

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Menu items are subject to change due to availability.


students in the dining center