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Meal Plans



Summer 2015 Block Meal Plan

Summer Information

During the summer, you will be able to purchase a block of 10 meals for $62.50 that can be used for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To purchase the summer block plan, please come to the Housing Services Office. If you run out of swipes, you may purchase additional blocks of 10 meals.

The Dining Commons will be open for summer conferences and the summer hours will be posted outside the main door. Residents with the block plan may use the plan anytime the Dining Commons is open.

Monday – Friday

Breakfast 7:00 am– 9:00 am
Dinner  5:00 pm– 6:00 pm

Last Day

The last day of the Summer Meal Plan will be Friday, August 14, 2015 with dinner.


Meals for Fall 2015, Winter 2016 and Spring 2016

The Dining Commons offers Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on weekdays and an extended Brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Three meal plans are offered: 17, 12 or 10 meals per week.

The Dining Commons offers an “all you care to eat” menu, including daily pizzas, burgers, entrées, side dishes, salad and deli bar, desserts, beverages and more! Our talented chefs provide a variety of choices and will work with residents to accommodate special diets. Some dietary restrictions, such as food allergies or those with very specific dietary requirements or practices may want to consult with our Executive Chef prior to signing up.

The Meal Plan rates can be found on the Payment Schedule at:

Each meal is equivalent to one swipe. The number of swipes per week depends on the meal plan option you selected: 17, 12 or 10 meals per week.

Hours of Operation
Current Residents

Monday through Friday
Breakfast 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Lunch 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday
Brunch 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Living Room
Signing Up

The meal plan is part of the Housing Services License Agreement and may be added to your contract using the Housing Portal online process. Students may also add the meal plan at any time during the year. Current residents that want to sign up AFTER the quarter has started, please stop by the Housing Services Office.

English Language Program (ELP) and Study in L.A. Students
To apply for the Meal Plan, please click here and fill out the Housing Services Application and License Agreement.


2015-2016 Academic Year Meal Plan Cost

Meal Plans Per Week

Academic Year Rate

Quarterly Rate

17 Meal Plan (Recommended for first-year students)



12 Meal Plan

10 Meal Plan

$ 875.00


The Dining Commons will be closed on the following dates:
Closed Dates
  1. November 11, 2015 – Veteran’s Day
  2. November 26-29, 2015 - Thanksgiving
  3. December 12, 2015 – January 3, 2016 - Winter recess
  4. January 18, 2016 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  5. March 20, 2016 – March 27, 2015 - Spring recess
  6. March  31, 2016 – Cesar Chavez Day
  7. May 30, 2016 – Memorial Day
  8. June 12-19, 2016 - Summer recess

Meals for the 2015-2016 Academic Year end on Friday, June 12, 2016.

5151 State University Drive . Los Angeles . CA 90032 . (323) 343-3000
2015 Trustees of the California State University

Last Update: 08/4/2015