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Meal Plans


Meals for Fall 2014, Winter 2015 and Spring 2015

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, entrees, side dishes, salad bar, desserts, beverage bar and more!

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

The first meal for Winter 2015 will be breakfast on January 5, 2015. 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


The Dining Commons is closed on the following dates:

  1. November 11, 2014 – Veteran’s Day
  2. November 27-30, 2014 - Thanksgiving
  3. December 14, 2014 – January 4, 2015 - Winter recess
  4. January 19, 2015 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  5. March 21, 2015 – March 29, 2015 - Spring recess
  6. March  31, 2015 – Cesar Chavez Day
  7. May 25, 2015 – Memorial Day

Meals for the 2014-2015 Academic Year end on Friday, June 13, 2015.


You can sign up for a meal plan when you complete your License Agreement online through the Housing Portal.

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


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Signing Up

CSULA Students
New students
can sign up through the Housing Portal. If you would like to pay in person, please pick up an invoice at the Housing Services Office and pay at the Cashiers Office on campus. Bring your receipt to the Housing Office so we can make a copy for our files. Current residents that want to sign up AFTER the quarter has started, please stop by the Housing Services Office to fill out an agreement.

English Language Program (ELP) Students
To apply for the Meal Plan, please visit the ELP Sign-up page and fill out the Housing Services Application and License Agreement.


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Last Update: 11/26/2014