University Services

Meal Plans

Meal plans can be used in Usdan and Sherman dining halls. Meals can also be used as a meal exchange in the  Hoot Market C-Storethe Hive Culinary Studio, Louis' Deli, in Usdan, and The Stein, in Hassenfeld. Points can be used at any dining location on campus.

All Traditional or Block Meal Plans can be purchased on MyHousing.

All billing for student meal plans are posted to student account for additional information click here.

  • Changing to a Traditional Meal Plan will result in a prorated billing amount after the start of the semester.
  • Meal plans charged to the account before the semester due date will be due by the due date.
  • Meal plans charged to the account after the due date, but before the first day of the academic period, will be due by the first day of the academic period.   
  • Meal plans charged to the account on or after the first day of the academic period will be due immediately. 
  • Any charges not paid by the designated due dates will result in a registration hold and may be subject to a late fee.

Deadlines for all Meal Plan changes must be completed by the following dates:

Fall 2022, September 1, 2022 by 11:59 PM
Spring 2023, February 1, 2023 by 11:59 PM

 

Students Living in Campus Housing

All students placed in Brandeis housing are required to have a meal plan. Brandeis is pleased to offer the following meal plans below for students living on campus. Traditional Meal Plans can only be used once per meal period. All residential meal plan swipes do not carryover to the next semester.

Traditional Meal Plans*

Plan Type Points Included Cost Per Semester
19-Meal Plan $250 $3,775
15-Meal Plan $600 $3,715
12-Meal Plan $850 $3,673
10-Meal Plan $650 $3,390
  • Traditional weekly meal plans start Monday morning and end Sunday night. The plans listed above have a restriction of "only one meal per meal period." A guest meal or points will be deducted as payment for a second or third meal during the same meal period or if accompanied by a guest. Students who withdraw or take a leave of absence from the university 11 weeks into the semester or later will not be issued refunds for traditional meal plans. All meals expire at the end of each semester.  Traditional Housing includes:Cable Hall,Deroy Hall,Gordon Hall,Hassenfeld Hall,Pomerantz Hall,Reitman Hall,Renfield Hall,Rosenthal,Scheffres Hall,Shapiro Hall,Skyline Hall,Usen Hall,Village and Ziv.

Block Plans**

Plan Type Points Included Cost Per Semester
120-Block Plan $400 $1,720
80-Block Plan $300 $1,355

** 120-block and 80-block meal plans may only be purchased by students assigned in Apartment Style Housing (Charles River Apartments, Ridgewood, 567 South St. and the Foster Mods). These students may also choose from among the Traditional Meal Plans (19-meal, 15-meal, 12-meal and 10-meal plans per week), which also have five guest meal swipes per semester. All meals expire at the end of each semester.

Students Living in Non-Brandeis Housing

Commuter/Voluntary Meal Plans

Plan Type Points Included Cost Per Semester
90-Block Plan $100 $1,075
60-Block Plan $60 $835
Points-Only Plan $250 $250

Commuter Meals expire at the end of each semester. Unused Points will roll over from fall to spring semester, expiring at the end of the academic year.  Commuter students may also choose from the Traditional or Block Meal Plans listed above.

Graduate Student/Voluntary Meal Plans

Plan Type Cost Per Semester
15-Block Plan $197
30-Block Plan $327
Points-Only Plan $250 $250

Graduate students may also choose from the Traditional or Block Meal Plans listed above.  Unused Points will roll over from fall to spring semester and a the end of the academic year all remaining meals and points on graduate plans will expire.

Once used, ALL voluntary meal plans are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Faculty and Staff Meal Plans

Plan Type

Cost Per Semester
Faculty & Staff 15 Block Plan $197
Faculty & Staff 30 Block Plan $327

 

Faculty & Staff Meal Swipes are redeemable at the Table at Sherman, The Kosher Table at Sherman, Usdan Kitchen or applicable meal exchange locations. These plans are for faculty & staff only and can be purchased here

 Winter/Summer Plans

Plan Type

Cost Per Term
Winter Intersession Meal Plan $775

Winter Intersession Plan is required for students living in tradtional housing

Winter Intersession Plan will be active from Dinner on December 20, 2022 through Dinner on January 14, 2023. 

WhoCash will remain active during the intersession period.

Meal Swipes are redeemable at the Stein in Sherman.

**The Winter Intersession Plan can be purchased voluntary and once used the winter meal plan is non-refundable and non-transferable.