Meal Plans

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Current Meal Plans

Freedom and flexibility, along with great food, are the core of our meal plans. With twenty-eight dining locations in fourteen different buildings, there is always food close to where you are on campus - and your meal plan offers the best value at all of them. Whether you want breakfast at lunch, dinner on the run or a midnight meal, vegan selections or fast food, there are choices for everyone. We make it easy for you to get exactly what you want, when and where you want it!

Purchase Online

To purchase a meal plan, please click the button below,
or go to the UB Card Office in Room 228 in the Student Union.

Meal Plans for Spring 2014 Semester

Compare Meal Plans

Plan Freshmen Upperclass/ Graduate Residence Halls Apartments/ Commuters Meals Dining Dollars Guest Meals Kosher-Friendly Annual2 Price
Any 19 Plan Yes Yes Yes Yes 19/Week $200 Yes (3) Yes No $2,595
Any 14 Plan Yes Yes Yes Yes 14/Week $300 Yes (3) Yes No $2,450
Resident Block 260 Yes Yes Yes Yes 260/semester $250 Yes (3) Yes No $2,525
Resident Block 160 No Yes Yes Yes 160/Semester $350 Yes (3) Yes No $1,900
Resident Block 100 No Yes Yes Yes 100/Semester $450 Yes (3) Yes No $1,500
Upperclassmen Resident Plan No Yes Yes Yes 20/Semester1 $350 No Yes No $550
Upperclassmen Dining Dollars No Yes Yes Yes N/A $950 No Yes Yes $950
Apartment Dining Plan No Yes No Yes 20/Year1 2 $350 No Yes Yes $550
Commuter Dining Dollars No Yes No Yes N/A $950 No Yes Yes $950

1An additional block of 20 meals may be purchased at the card office to supplement the meals for this plan for $200, and can be added throughout the semester.

2 Annual plans cannot be changed mid-year. You may, however add additional funds at any time.

For Freshmen Residence Hall Students

To help students transition to college life, first-year students living in residence halls must have a meal plan. They can choose from one of the two plans listed below. First-year students are automatically assigned the Any 19 meal plan, but may select the Any 14 plan.

Any 19 Plan
$2,595 (semester)
Any 14 Plan
$
2,450 (semester)
19 meals per week 14 meals per week
This is a great plan and the best value. This plan gives you 19 meal credits a week to use in any combination in the Residential Dining Centers or in Campus Dining & Shops restaurant and café locations. This plan provides you the opportunity to socialize with friends, take a break from a hectic college schedule and enjoy an atmosphere designed with you in mind. Like all of our meal plans, this plan provides convenience, flexibility, and access to a variety of foods here at UB. This plan gives you 14 meal credits a week to use in any combination in the Residential Dining Centers or in Campus Dining & Shops restaurant and café locations.

For Upperclass Residence Hall Students

Choose the Any 19 or Any 14 plan or buy only the meals you need with a Resident Block Plan or Dining Dollars Plan. These plans offer a very economical way to dine on campus with maximum flexibility. These plans are not available to resident freshmen students.

 

Resident Block 260

$2,525 (semester)

Resident Block 160

$1,900 (semester)

Resident Block 100

$1,500 (semester)

Renews for Spring Semester

Renews for Spring Semester

Renews for Spring Semester

  • 260 Meals per semester in the Resident Dining Centers or meal credits.
    (Averages 16 meals per week)
  • $250 Dining Dollars
  • 3 Guest Meal Passes
  • 160 Meals per semester in the Resident Dining Centers or meal credits.
    (Averages 10 meals per week)
  • $350 Dining Dollars
  • 3 Guest Meal Passes
  • 100 Meals per semester in the Resident Dining Centers or meal credits.
    (Averages over 6 meals per week)
  • $450 Dining Dollars
  • 3 Guest Meal Passes

Upperclassmen Resident Plan

$550 (Semester)

Upperclassmen Dining Dollars

$950 (annual2)

Renews for Spring Semester Valid for both Fall and Spring Semesters
  • 20 Meals per semester in the Resident Dining Centers or meal credits.1
  • Averages 3 meals per week
  • $350 Dining Dollars
$950 Dining Dollars

1An additional block of 20 meals may be purchased at the card office to supplement the meals for this plan for $200, and can be added throughout the semester.

2 Annual plans cannot be changed mid-year. You may, however add additional funds at any time.

 

For Commuter/Apartment Students

Choose from any of the plans listed above or buy only the meals you need with the semester Block Meal Plan. A Commuter Dining Dollars account can also be opened with a minimum deposit of $50.

Apartment Dining Plan
$550 (
annual2)
Commuter Dining Dollars
$950 (annual
2)
  • 20 Meals per year in the Resident Dining Centers or meal credits1
  • $350 Dining Dollars
  • Valid for both Fall and Spring Semesters
  • $950 Dining Dollars
  • Valid for both Fall and Spring Semesters

 

Commuters can also select any denomination of:

  • Dining Dollars (minimum $50)
  • Campus Cash (minimum $25)

 

1An additional block of 20 meals may be purchased at the card office to supplement the meals for this plan for $200, and can be added throughout the semester.

2Annual plans cannot be changed mid-year. You may, however add additional funds at any time.

 

Kosher Meal Plans

The University at Buffalo, under the rabbinical supervision of Vaad, offers Kosher food options at NY Deli & Diner.

 

Since NY Deli & Diner operates à la carte, students can use any of the meal plan or dining dollar options that we offer to make purchases at this location.