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Welcome Students!  We've Heard you!

University of New Haven is excited to offer you the following NEW MEAL PLANS for 2017-2018.  Our new plans eliminate the a la carte retail lunch program and allow students a more traditional, all you care to eat meal experience in The Marketplace Dining Center.  One swipe, including lunch next year, enables students open access to the meal of their choice.  All of our plans include Dining Dollars which are available for a la carte purchases in our retail locations and Campus Convenience Store. 


The Marketplace Dining Hall will undergo renovations during the summer of 2017 and offer extended & continuous service hours when students return in the fall-Watch for more information to be available in the coming weeks.



Campus Meal Plans for 2017-2018




Platinum Unlimited $2,875/per semester & $5,750/per year

(Full, unrestricted access, ideal for the active student and student athletes).  Here unlimited really means unlimited-Open, unrestricted access to The Marketplace Dining Center during normal, continuous dining hours. With the unlimited plan students can access The Marketplace as often as they choose whether for a snack or beverage before or after class or a full meal.  The Marketplace allows students to pick and choose from any stations available throughout the day.  Students have the option of dining in The Marketplace or FoD.  The Platinum Unlimited plan includes $200.00 in Dining Dollars to spend as students choose at any of the campus retail outlets or in the campus C-Store.  In addition, unlimited plan participants will get a block of 15 lunch meals to use at FoD throughout the semester, 6 guest passes for friends and family and a birthday cake to celebrate their special day.

Gold Plan $2,775/per semester & $5,550/per year

(More FoD)  The Gold Plan is for the student that wants more freedom to dine at FoD or The Marketplace at any given meal during the week.  The Gold Plan allows 19 visits to either The Marketplace or FoD and offers the same all you care to eat access during our continuous dining hours at The Marketplace Dining Center.  The Gold Plan includes $250.00 dining dollars per semester to spend as students choose at any of the campus retail outlets or in the campus C-Store, 6 guest passes for friends and family and a birthday cake to celebrate their special day.

Silver Plan $2,543/per semester $5,086/per year

(Medium Snacker) Built for the student who may not make every meal and is a medium "snacker".  With 14 all you care to eat meal swipes at The Marketplace Dining Center* during our continuous dining hours and a block of 15 FoD lunch swipes to use across the semester.  This plan gives plenty of flexibility and choice to the student.  The Silver Plan includes $400.00 Dining Dollars per semester to spend as students choose at any of the campus retail outlets or in the campus C-Store and 3 guest passes for friends and family.  (*Breakfast and Dinner may be consumed at either The Marketplace Dining Center of FoD).

Bronze Plan $2,260/per semester & $4,520/per year

(Ideal for the "Meal Skipper") With 10 weekly all you care to eat meal swipes at The Marketplace Dining Center* during our continuous dining hours and a block of 15 FoD lunch swipes to use throughout the semester.  The Bronze Plan includes $500.00 Dining Dollars per semester to use in the campus retail outlets or the campus C-Store.  This plan has 3 guest passes for friends or family.  (*Breakfast and Dinner may be consumed at either The Marketplace Dining Center or FoD). 

More Options to Make the Most of Your Meal Plans....Add a Late -Night Option:

Moonlight $250.00/per semester

Ideal for the student looking for a meal after hours (up to 2am every night).  Keep more Dining Dollars in your pocket and use them when you need them.  Our Moonlight package affords a WEEKLY Meal Swipe in our Retail Outlets (WoW or Sandella's) and adds $150 to your Dining Dollar allocation per semester.


Crammer  $450.00/per semester

Where one Weekly Late Night meal is not enough...2 After Hours Meal Swipes in Retail (WoW or Sandella's) and $220 added to your Dining Dollar allocation per semester.

Commuter Meal Plans


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Want to save money, hang out with your friends and keep your parking space? Stay on campus and dine with a commuter meal plan!

Click here to view or print the Commuter Meal Plan details.

Visit: newhaven.edu/CommuterMealPlan to sign up for a Commuter Meal Plan today!

Having Trouble Selecting a Meal Plan?

Try considering your daily routine. Do you eat three meals a day? Will your class schedule, studying, co-curricular activities, and social events interfere with dining? Will you miss dinner due to employment or evening classes? Anticipating the answers to these and similar questions will help you select a meal plan that best fits your lifestyle.


To Sign Up for or Change a Meal Plan:

If you need to purchase a meal plan, or would like to make changes to the plan you have already selected, simply contact the Office of Residential Life located in Bixler Hall, at 203-932-7076. Students may request a change to their meal plans during the first two weeks of the semester. 

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Important Info

REMINDER: All meal plans are non-transferable and only the individual to whom a meal card has been issued may use the card. No purchases are permitted without the card. Please be sure to have your meal cards present for dining on campus.

Lost or Stolen Meal Cards

Your meal card is valuable property. Please treat it like MONEY. If your card is lost or stolen, IMMEDIATELY report it by calling 1-800-DIAL-UNH X7061. To get a repacement card, please visit the Bursar's Office, located in Maxcy Hall, for the replacement fee and the Campus Bookstore for the new card.

Dining Policies

One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:

  • Please bus your dishes and disposables from your table when you have finished dining.
  • Please refrain from taking food, dishes or utensils from the dining area.
  • Remember that Meal Cards are non-transferable. Meal cards cannot be used by anyone but the purchaser.

Casual Meal Rates

If you are not on a meal plan and would like to dine at the Marketplace during board meals, the following cash prices apply. These prices reflect the all you care to eat option during these meals.

  • Breakfast: $6.50
  • Brunch: $9.50
  • Lunch    $8.40 (Coming August 2017) 
  • Dinner: $10.40
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