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Meal Plans


The Meal Plan begins with breakfast on Thursday, September 24, 2015.

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.

For your convenience, residents may get a quick fixed meal at Salazar Café on campus. Their hours are Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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.

Dining Commons 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.

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Last Update: 09/23/2015