Meal Plans

On-Campus Resident Meal Plans

There are 5 meal plans offered for on-campus residents for Fall 2021/Spring 2022.

All living areas require a meal plan except College Creek and Campus Apartments. Residents of the Hill, Canyon, Cypress and Creekview Suites are required to have one of the All Access meal plans. Residents of Creekview Apartments are required to have any one of the meal plans.

Each plan is designed primarily for meals in The J Dining Hall. However, each plan has Flex Dollars, as well as 25% Meal Exchanges that can be used at other Dining locations instead of The J. Each plan also has meals that can be used for resident's guests.

All Access 7 Day

The All Access 7 Day meal plan provides unlimited meals, 7 days a week in The J, and provides the best value of the meal plans. In addition, this plan gives students $175 Flex Dollars per semester that can be used at other Dining locations. One of the All Access meal plans are required for all residents of the Hill, Canyon, Cypress and Creekview Suites. This plan has the best value for students that plan to eat on-campus everyday.

  • Academic Year Total Cost: $5,600
  • Semester Cost: $2,800
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $175
  • Guest Meals per semester: 5
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 78

All Access 5 Day

The All Access 5 Day meal plan provides unlimited meals, 5 days a week, Monday - Friday only, in The J. In addition, this plan gives students $300 Flex Dollars per semester that can be used at other Dining locations or to be used on the weekends. Meal Exchanges can only be used Monday - Friday. One of the All Access meal plans are required for all residents of the Hill, Canyon, Cypress and Creekview Suites. This plan is best suited for students that do not plan on eating at on-campus dining locations most weekends.

  • Academic Year Total Cost: $5,000
  • Semester Cost: $2,500
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $300
  • Guest Meals per semester: 5
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 62


Lumberjack 180

The Lumberjack 180 meal plan provides 180 meals in The J per semester. In addition, this plan gives students $400 Flex Dollars per semester that can be used at other Dining locations.

  • Academic Year Total Cost: $4,200
  • Semester Cost: $2,100
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $400
  • Guest Meals per semester: 3
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 45


Lumberjack 125

The Lumberjack 125 meal plan provides 125 meals in The J per semester. In addition, this plan gives students $525 Flex Dollars per semester that can be used at other Dining locations.

  • Academic Year cost: $3,500
  • Semester Cost: $1,750
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $525
  • Guest Meals per semester: 3
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 31

Lumberjack 75

The Lumberjack 75 meal plan provides 75 meals in The J per semester. In addition, this plan gives students $325 Flex Dollars per semester that can be used at other Dining locations.

  • Academic Year cost: $2,100
  • Semester Cost: $1,050
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $325
  • Guest Meals per semester: 3
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 19

Commuter Meal Plans

Commuter Meal Plans are designed with the busy schedules of our students in mind. Our commuters can choose from a variety of plans that fit their needs while they are on-campus. Whether you are at HSU for a few hours a week or spend full-days on campus between class and studying, you can pick the plan that is right for you. The options offer both value and convenience and provide plan holders a clear path to success and a fulfilling HSU experience.

All meal plan options include Meal Swipes to use in The J Dining Hall and Flex Dollars to be used at any on-campus dining location. Meal Exchanges are included with the 50 Block and 85 Block plans which allow the student to use a set number of their meal swipes in dining locations other than The J, for a complete meal.

Commuter Meal Plans can be purchased at the Housing Cashier on the 3rd floor of the JGC starting August 2021.

Exchange Base

The Exchange Plan Base meal plan provides 32 meal swipes per semester that can be used at any Dining location on-campus. In addition, this plan gives students $100 Flex Dollars per semester that can be also be used at any Dining location on-campus. 

  • Semester Cost: $375
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $100
  • Meal Swipes per semester: 32

Exchange Plus

The Exchange Plus meal plan provides 32 meal swipes per semester that can be used at any Dining location on-campus. In addition, this plan gives students $200 Flex Dollars per semester that can be also be used at any Dining location on-campus. 

  • Semester Cost: $465
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $200
  • Meal Swipes per semester: 32

50 Block Base

The 50 Block Base meal plan provides 50 meal swipes per semester that can be used at The J Dining Hall. Also included are 13 meal plan exchanges that can be used in dining locations other than The J, for a complete meal. In addition, this plan gives students $225 Flex Dollars per semester that can be also be used at any Dining location on-campus. 

  • Semester Cost: $585
  • Meal Swipes per semester: 50
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $225
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 13

50 Block Plus

The 50 Block Plus meal plan provides 50 meal swipes per semester that can be used at The J Dining Hall. Also included are 13 meal plan exchanges that can be used in dining locations other than The J, for a complete meal. In addition, this plan gives students $325 Flex Dollars per semester that can be also be used at any Dining location on-campus. 

  • Semester Cost: $680
  • Meal Swipes per semester: 50
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $325
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 13

85 Block Base

The 85 Block Base meal plan provides 85 meal swipes per semester that can be used at The J Dining Hall. Also included are 21 meal plan exchanges that can be used in dining locations other than The J, for a complete meal. In addition, this plan gives students $200 Flex Dollars per semester that can be also be used at any Dining location on-campus. 

  • Semester Cost: $975
  • Meal Swipes per semester: 85
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $200
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 21

85 Block Plus

The 85 Block Plus meal plan provides 85 meal swipes per semester that can be used at The J Dining Hall. Also included are 21 meal plan exchanges that can be used in dining locations other than The J, for a complete meal. In addition, this plan gives students $250 Flex Dollars per semester that can be also be used at any Dining location on-campus. 

  • Semester Cost: $1,075
  • Meal Swipes per semester: 85
  • Flex Dollars per semester: $250
  • Meal Exchanges per semester: 21
FAQs
  • How do I get a meal plan? On-campus residents will select their meal plan in their Housing Application. Off-campus students can purchase a Commuter Meal Plan at the Housing Cashier, on the 3rd floor of the JGC.
  • Can I add more meals or swipes to a meal plan? You can only add more meals or swipes to the Lumberjack plans. You cannot add more meals to the All Access plans.
  • Can I add more flex dollars to a meal plan? Yes, you can, at a 5% discount.
  • What can flex dollars be used for? Flex dollars can be used to purchased food at any dining location. Usually students would use their flex dollars at the other dining locations on-campus like the College Marketplace. 
  • What if I don't use all my flex dollar? Unused flex dollars at the end of Fall semester will roll over to Spring semester; any balance left at the end of Spring Semester will NOT be refunded.
  • What if I don't use all my meals in a Lumberjack plan? Unused meals from the Lumberjack plans left at the end of Fall semester will roll over to Spring semester; any unused meals at the end of Spring Semester will NOT be refunded.
  • What if I don't use my guest meals? Do they run out, or can I use them for myself? Guest meals are provided for students at no additional cost. Guest meals will expire at the end of each semester and are only available for a guest.
  • Can guest meals be used an any dining location? No. Guest meals can only be used at The J.
  • Do Commuter Plans provide guest meals? No. Commuter Plans are only for the student that purchased the plan.
  • If I'm on the All Access 5 Day, can I use meal plan exchanges on Saturday and Sunday? No. On the All Access 5 Day, meals and meal exchanges can only be used Monday - Friday. Flex dollars can be used any day of the week.
  • What if I don't use all my meal plan exchanges by the end of the semester? Meal plan exchanges expire at the end of each semester.
  • Do the Commuter Exchange Plans come with meal plan exchanges? The Exchange plans provide 32 meal swipes that can be used at ANY Dining location.
  • How do these plans compare to our previous meal plans? There are no more fixed costs and points. Student will either get unlimited or set number of meals to use at The J with their meal plan. The new meal plans are lower in price then the previous plans. See a comparison between the old and new meal plans.