Whether you’re craving subs or sushi, beef or shrimp, waffles or won-ton soup, there's an eatery on campus for you.
We have a variety of meal plan options available to suit your style. Click the link above to view your options.
Commuter students / Staff / Faculty may purchase a Dining Plan at any time during semester. Meals Plans are not available during the summer semester.
Students may have a Fall 2021 Meal Plan charged their Student Account before the end of the first week of classes (Friday, August 27, 2021), by completing a "Fall 2021 /Spring 2022 Dining Plan Application and contract conditions". Once you have completed your Dining Plan Application, please return it via: fax 330-972-8420, e-mail: email@example.com, or US mail to: The University of Akron, Zip Card Office, Akron, Ohio 44325-4611.
If you are purchasing a plan after the first week of classes, we require prepayment.
To purchase a Meal Plan online with a credit card or electronic check please go to Purchase a Meal Plan web page.
You may purchase a meal plan in person at the Zip Card office located in Simmons Hall, or you may print and complete a "Fall 2021 /Spring 2022 Dining Plan Application and contract conditions" and return it along with payment to the Simmons Hall Zip Card office.
Should you have any questions, you may contact the Zip Card Office (330) 972-5637.
The current Dining Plan Application and contract conditions can be found in the forms section below.
Changing or Canceling a Dining Plan
Students may change their Fall 2021 meal once, before the 28th calendar day of the semester, Sunday, September 19, 2021.
(Please note: terminating your Housing contract does not cancel your meal automatically.)
To create a meal plan change or cancel request, log on to your MyAkron account, then under the "My Experience" tab click on the "Change Your Meal Plan" link. This will take you to the web page were you can complete a survey form to request a meal plan change or cancellation.
UA Residential students that are in a residence hall that requires a meal plan will be billed for the same meal plan that they had in the fall semester. If a meal plan was not selected the Gold meal plan will be assigned by default.
UA residential students in the Exchange Street Apartment with in room kitchens are not required to have a meal plan. Since a meal plan is optional for these students, they must complete a "Fall 2021 /Spring 2022 Dining Plan Application and contract conditions" contract each semester, to have the meal plan billed to their student account. Once you have completed your Dining Plan Application, please return it via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax 330-972-8420, or US mail to: The University of Akron, Zip Card Office, Akron, Ohio 44325-4611.
The deadline to have a Fall 2021 Dining Plan billed to your student account is Friday, August 27, 2021.
If you have any questions, you may send an email to email@example.com or contact the Zip Card Office at (330) 972-5637.
Please include the student name and student ID number in any emails or voicemails.
Dining Plan Forms
- Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 Dining Plan Contract Terms and Conditions
- Dining Plan Exemption Form
- Payroll Deduction Authorization Form for faculty and staff.
- Change or Cancel Dining Plan online through your My Akron account.
Note: Serving Food on Campus Form is now the Catering Waiver Request Form
Allergy and Special diet needs
Do you have food allergies or special diet needs? University Dining Services can accommodate almost all dietary needs. See food allergies and special diets.