Meal plans and dining options for the 2024-2025 academic year

Resident meal plans

  • 19 Meal Plan: 19 meals (per week) + $50 per semester in Flex dollars
  • 15 Meal Plan: 15 meals (per week) + $75 per semester in Flex dollars
  • 10 Meal Plan: 10 meals (per week) + $100 per semester in Flex dollars
  • 200 Block Plan: 200 meals (per semester) + $75 per semester in Flex dollars

Commuter meal plans

  • Platinum plan: 75 meals per semester ($450)
  • Gold plan: 50 meals per semester ($325)
  • Silver plan: 25 meals per semester ($195)

Nest and Cardinal Café schedule

Click here to view the Nest and Cardinal Café schedule.

Frequently asked questions

How do I purchase a commuter meal plan?

If you would like to purchase a meal plan, you can do so here.

How do I use my meal plan?

You must present your student ID each time you wish to use your meal plan or Flex dollars. Your meal plan can also be used at The Nest.

What happens to my meals if I don’t use them each semester?

The 19, 15 and 10 Meal Plan reset every Sunday. Any unused meals during the week will expire. The 200 block meal plan and flex dollars do not roll over into a new semester. Commuter meal plans expire at the end of the semester it was purchased.

What are Flex Dollars?

Flex Dollars are dollars that can used in The Nest and at vending machines around campus. Flex Dollars expire at the end of each semester.

Am I required to have a meal plan?

It is University policy that if you are staying in the residence halls on campus you must have a meal plan. If you fail to choose a meal plan, you will automatically be assigned the Meal Plan of 15.

When can I change my meal plan?

Meal plans can only be changed during the first week of classes. Meal Plans all cost the same.

Who should I speak with about a food allergy or medical accommodations?

Email the Operations Manager, Dale Massey ( to discuss your needs with him.

Dining services

Dining Services at Concordia University believes that today's hard working college students should be rewarded with a dining service that makes eating on campus palate pleasing, healthy, and entertaining! This dining environment allows you to choose from multiple dining options every day, such as: Grill Pizza, Soup & Deli, Chef's Table, Daily Dish, Salad Bar, and Dessert Stations.

We hope to make your dining experience eventful and enjoyable. Our quality, variety, nutrition, and monthly promotions make our program dynamic. We will continue to make adjustments in order to keep pace with your ever-changing schedules, lifestyles, preferences, and nutritional needs.

We encourage your involvement and input through our surveys and comment cards. We look forward to serving you and trust that your academic year will be both exciting and rewarding!

Visit the Dining Services Website for additional information.