Our dining plans help you get healthy, delicious, affordable food when and where you want it. Dining plans are accepted at all 26 Campus Dining Services locations.
All dining plans use your student ID for payment. When you order or purchase food, your purchase is deducted from your balance.
**Zou Silver is the only dining option available during summer.
|Academic Year 2022-2023||Zou Platinum||Zou Gold||**Zou Silver|
|*Dining Plans have two components: dining dollars and an administrative fee. Dining dollars go toward meal purchases. The location of the purchase determines the discount. The administrative fee covers building maintenance, salaries, utilities and other overhead costs and is non-refundable.|
|# of Transactions a week (based on $4.26 per transaction after discount)||16||12||6|
|Dining dollars roll over from fall to spring?||Yes, if you purchase a Zou Plan each semester||Yes, if you purchase a Zou Plan each semester||Yes, if you purchase a Zou Plan each semester|
|Price per academic year 2022-2023 (incl. admin fee*)||$3,670||$3,190||$1,780|
|Dining dollars per academic year (after admin fee*). Special discounts apply. See FAQ for more info.||$2,170||$1,690||$910|
|Can I add dining dollars?||Yes, unlimited||Yes, unlimited||Yes, up to $100 per semester|
Review the plans above and consider what fits your lifestyle. Where do you live? What locations are near your classes? Which dining locations do you like best? If you change your mind, you can switch plans through the fifth week of classes.
Dining Plans for Off-Campus Students
You don’t need to live in university housing to enjoy the benefits of a CDS dining plan. Purchase a dining plan for off-campus students.
Supplement Your Plan
You can add Dining dollars to supplement your dining plan.
Change Your Plan
You can switch dining plans through the fifth week of classes each fall and spring semester.