Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all. Our meal plans were designed to meet your unique needs. If you are looking to enjoy a meal with friends or just a snack on the go – we’ve got a plan to fit every appetite.

We know that there are a lot of new adjustments and things to balance during your college years, so leave all the cooking and cleaning to us! If you're a first-year student, living on campus, you're automatically enrolled in the Weekly 21 Meal Plan.

Check out meal plans based on class standing and/or residency with our "Meal Plan Requirements Based on Class Standing/Residency Chart".
A meal plan offers you real value, real convenience, flexibility, and variety that helps you save your cash! For those living off-campus/commuting to campus, you can sign up at anytime throughout the semester. Just visit cardcenter.odu.edu

For more information on meal plans, check out the following information:

* All funds and plans purchased for use in the Monarch Dining program are for the personal use of the owner of the account or plan only and are non-transferable and non-refundable. Meals may not be bought or sold, and meal plan holder must accompany guests when using guests meals. The Monarch Dining funds and plans cannot be used as a gift card or gift certificate. Except as otherwise expressly stated in these terms, all Monarch Dining funds and plans are non-refundable and will expire on the earlier of last date of enrollment or employment and last day of the Fall Semester or Spring Semester.

Meal Plan Change/Cancelation Process:

  • Canceling Resident Meal Plan: Any student who is assigned to live on-campus and decides to cancel their Housing agreement, the meal plan assigned to their account will automatically be removed as well. If the correct steps were followed in the Housing Cancelation process, there is no further action you need to take to have your meal plan removed. Please log in to cardcenter.odu.edu to verify that your meal plan has been removed. This process may take up to 10 business days. If it has not been removed withing 10 business days, please email CardCenter@odu.edu.
  • Changing Your Meal Plan: Voluntary Meal Plan holders and eligible Residents may change their meal plan during the first week of fall and spring semester. This process may be done online at cardcenter.odu.eduFor fall 2020 semester, the meal plan change period is August 29 - September 6.
  • Canceling Commuter Meal Plan:  Voluntary Meal Plan holders and University Village Residents may cancel their meal plan before the semester starts though the first week of fall and spring semester. For Fall 2020 semester, the deadline to cancel Voluntary meal plans is September 6. *Please email CardCenter@odu.edu with your UIN and cancelation request.*
We’ve kept what’s most important to you in mind, building in the convenience, flexibility, quality, value and healthy options you deserve. Explore our meal plan options to learn more about what would be the best fit for you.

Our Meal Plans

Meal Plan Options
Monarch Dining Services has a ton of options that let you satisfy any craving wherever and whenever it may hit you.
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Commuter Students
Commuters are offered a select group of meal plans specifically tailored with flexibility in mind.
Faculty and Staff
With Faculty & Staff meal plan, you receive a cost savings when dining on campus.
On-Campus Resident Students
Students living in an on-campus residence hall are required to be on a meal plan.

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