Students in a dining hall at The University of Akron

THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

DINING SERVICES

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Dining OptionsWhere to eat

Whether you’re craving subs or sushi, beef or shrimp, waffles or won-ton soup, there's an eatery on campus for you.

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Dining PlansMeal Plans & Pricing

We have a variety of meal plan options available to suit your style. Click the link above to view your options.

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Purchasing a Meal Plan

Commuter students / Staff / Faculty may purchase a Meal Plan at any time during semester. 

Students may have a Spring 2022 Meal Plan charged their Student Account before the end of the first week of classes (Friday, January 14, 2022), by completing a "Fall 2021 /Spring 2022 Dining Plan Application and contract conditions".  Once you have completed your Meal Plan Application, please return it via: fax 330-972-8420, e-mail: myplans@uakron.edu, or US mail to: The University of Akron, Zip Card Office, Akron, Ohio 44325-4611.

If you are purchasing a meal 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.

UA Residential students that are in a residence hall that requires a meal plan will be billed for the same meal plan that they ended the fall semester with, in the spring 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 Meal Plan Application, please return it via e-mail to myplans@uakron.edu, or fax 330-972-8420, or US mail to: The University of Akron, Zip Card Office, Akron, Ohio 44325-4611.

Should you have any questions, you may contact the Zip Card Office (330) 972-5637.

The current Meal Plan Application and contract conditions can be found in the forms section below.

Changing or Canceling a Spring 2022 Meal Plan

Students may change their Spring 2022 meal plan once, before the 28th calendar day of the semester, Sunday, Febraury 6, 2022

(Please note: Terminating your Housing contract does not automatically cancel your meal plan.)

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 ended the fall semester with, in the spring 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 Meal Plan Application, please return it via e-mail to myplans@uakron.edu, 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 Spring 2022 Dining Plan billed to your student account is Friday, January 14, 2022.

If you have any questions, you may send an email to myplans@uakron.edu or contact the Zip Card Office at (330) 972-5637.
Please include the student name and student ID number in any emails or voicemails.

Forms

Dining Plan Forms

Employment Forms

Catering Forms

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.