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All of our Residential Dining Halls provide a variety of stations for guests to choose from including but not limited to a Deli, Home Station with comfort foods, International Entrees, Pizza, Grill, Food Allergen Friendly, Vegan and Vegetarian meals as well as unique options such as a Taco Bar, Sushi, Gelato and more. Students, faculty and staff can use their meal swipes (or M&G dollars, cash, credit or debit) to access the dining halls.
We feature all-you-care-to-eat dining halls where guests dine-in. For to-go options, feel free to use Meal Exchange at any campus market three times a day.
All first year students living on the Tempe, Downtown Phoenix, West and Polytechnic campuses are required by the University to purchase a dining plan each semester. All Barrett Honors College students living in the Barrett Residential Complex are required to purchase a Barrett dining plan each semester. Any Upper-division or Graduate students living in traditional residence halls are required to have a meal plan. If you are an upperclassman living in a university apartment (Adelphi Commons II, Cholla, Vista del Sol, University Towers, Falcon, Mustang, Phantom or Las Casas) you are not required to purchase a plan, although it is strongly recommended.
Students living on campus will pay for their meal plan through University Housing at the My Housing Portal
Students not living on campus, faculty and staff can purchase a meal plan through this site and pay with a debit or credit card. Easy Pay installment plans are available to students not living on campus as well for the Unlimited, Sparky's Favorite, Gold, Maroon, Barrett Unlimited, Barrett Platinum, Barrett Silver, Barrett Gold and Barrett Maroon meal plans. Purchases can also be made in person at the Tempe campus dining office at the Memorial Union, Office 138 or over the phone at 480-727-3463.
Important Dates for Dining Plans*
|Aug. 11, 2021||Fall 2021 Semester M&G and Meals Active at Tooker House, Hassayampa and Barrett Dining Center Only (Lunch)|
|Aug. 14, 2021||Fall 2021 Semester M&G and Meals at Dining Halls Active (Brunch)|
|Aug. 19, 2021||First day of Fall 2021 Semester|
|Aug. 25, 2021 at 5 p.m.||Last day to accept Fall 2021 Meal Plan Changes for Mandatory Resident Students|
|Oct. 9 - 12, 2021||Fall Break; Limited Open Dining Locations and Hours|
|Nov. 24 - 28, 2021||Thanksgiving Break (Last Meal in Dining Halls – Lunch)|
|Dec. 3, 2021||Fall 2021 Semester Ends|
|Dec. 11, 2021||Last Meal Served in the Dining Halls - Lunch; Meal Swipes and Meal Exchange not available during Winter Break|
|Jan. 9, 2022||Spring 2022 Semester M&G and Meals at Dining Halls Active (Brunch)|
|Jan. 10, 2022||First day of Spring 2022 Semester|
|Jan. 17, 2022 at 5 p.m.||Last day to accept Spring 2022 Meal Plan Changes for Mandatory Resident Students|
|Mar. 6 - 13, 2022||Spring Break; Limited Open Dining Locations and Hours; Meal Swipes and Meal Exchange not available during Spring Break|
|Mar. 16, 2022||Spring Break Ends (First Meal in Dining Halls - Dinner)|
|May 7, 2022||Spring 2022 Ends (Last Meal in Dining Halls - Lunch); Meal Swipes and Meal Exchange not available during Summer Break|
*Dates Subject to Change
No. Plan to use your meals each week or each semester, depending on your plan. We can help you decide on the right plan to fit your schedule and eating habits, ensuring that you get the full value of your plan. Please contact us if you need additional assistance.
Students who have a residential dining plan purchased through My ASU Housing, your M&G dollars will transfer from the fall to spring semester and over the summer. Any dollars not used by the conclusion of summer session 2022 (summer session 2022 for Fall 2021 residents) will be forfeited. All accounts are reset at the conclusion of summer session 2022.
If you are on a Commuter Dining Plan (includes mandatory students that add on M&G after using the allotted amount from the mandatory dining plan), M&G Dollars transfer from semester to semester until you graduate from the university.
All M&G Dollars must be spent prior to graduation, any unused dollars prior to graduation will be forfeited. M&G Dollars may also be forfeited if there is no use on the account for six months or longer.
Meal exchange is available at the Tempe Campus at the Memorial Union POD Market, P.O.D. Warehouse at Vista Del Sol, Tooker House P.O.D. and GLV P.O.D. Market, Taylor Marketplace at the Downtown campus, West P.O.D. Market and Poly Marketplace during regular hours of operation. All meal plans include three meal exchange per day. Meal Exchange options vary by location but will guarantee a full on-the-go meal with an entree, side and beverage. The choices are selected from a specific Meal Exchange Menu displayed at the campus markets.
Depending on the dining plan you select, there are options for guest meals. Guest meals allow you to pay for your friend or family member with your meal plan. You can also treat a friend using your M&G Dollars, Pitchfork ID MasterCard® Check Card, Cash or Credit Cards.
The Unlimited and 14 meals per week plans have guest meals. The guest meals are allotted per semester, however are deducted from the overall weekly meal total. On your receipt, you will see the meals allotted for the week plus the semester guest meals. The guest meals are the individual meal plan holder’s meals, but may be used for a guest if desired. If the guest meals are not used, the meal plan holder uses those meals for him/herself as part of their weekly total.
The 14 meals per week plan has 32 guest meals per semester.
The Unlimited meal plan is the only plan that has additional guest meals, at 48 guest meals per semester.
The balance is printed on the receipt each time you make a M&G purchase. Check your account with a cashier at any time, call the Sun Devil Dining Office 480.727.DINE (3463), e-mail us at email@example.com or check your ASU app.
All purchases are final. You may not cancel / refund your dining plan purchase unless you officially withdraw from Arizona State University, with University documentation.
If a University Housing student officially withdraws from Arizona State University, refunds will be issued utilizing a prorated amount based on the following criteria: M&G dollars are prorated based on service days. Students are billed for the prorated dollars that are available to them on their M&G card. Meal Charges are prorated based on service days that the plan was available to the student. This is based on a daily charge (total cost of the meal plan divided by number of service days), multiplied by the number of days the plan was available.
If a student that purchases a meal plan from Aramark/Sun Devil Dining officially withdraws from Arizona State University, refunds will be issued based on the following criteria: The current balance of M&G dollars will be refunded. Meal Charges are prorated based on service days that the plan was available to the student. This is based on a daily charge (total cost of the meal plan divided by number of service days), multiplied by the number of days the plan was available.
Dining plan changes for University Housing Resident students are accepted up through the first week of the Fall and Spring semesters. If you need to change your dining plan, please submit your change online here.
When changes are made a prorated billing will be applied. *M&G dollars are prorated based on service days. Students are billed for the prorated dollars that are available to them on their M&G card. *Meal Charges are prorated based on service days that the plan was available to the student. This is based on a daily charge (total cost of the meal plan divided by number of service days), multiplied by the number of days the plan was available.
All voluntary meal plans selected with Aramark/Sun Devil Dining (Campus Dining Office or SunDevilDining.com) are final at the time of purchase.
You can add M&G or meals to your card at any time by visiting SunDevilDining.com or call the Sun Devil Dining office at 480.727.DINE (3463). You can also fax 480.727.0008 or mail your order form with payment to: ARAMARK at ASU, 1290 S. Normal Ave., Memorial Union #138, Tempe, AZ 85287-0801
A meal plan includes meal swipes to use at the Residential Dining Halls. In addition, majority meal plans with the exception of the Faculty and Staff 20 and 10 Meal Block include Maroon and Gold Dollars for the purpose of dining at any on-campus location such as fast casual restaurants, coffee shops, markets and Residential Dining Halls. To view all on-campus locations, visit the Hours and Locations tab.
Maroon and Gold Dollars (M&G Dollars) are declining balance dollars placed on your ASU ID that work like a debit card to be used at any Sun Devil Dining location across all four campuses. M&G Dollars are included in majority of meal plans but can be purchased separately starting at $25. When bought separately or with an Express Dining Pass, they will roll over from semester to semester until graduation. There's a Bonus Reward Program that gifts you more M&G Dollars based on the amount purchased: $100 - $200 will receive 5%, $201 - $300 will receive 10%, $301 - $400 will receive 15% and $401+ will receive 20%! The Bonus M&G will be automatically placed onto your ASU ID.
A meal swipe is housed on your ASU ID and used to access the 8 Residential Dining Halls across all four campuses. They are included in all meal plans. If you do not have a meal plan, you may use M&G Dollars, Cash, Credit and/or Debit.
Bonus Maroon and Gold Dollars are dollars you received from the Bonus Reward Program and/or one of the monthly meal plan promotions throughout the year. You may use the bonus dollars at any Sun Devil Dining location across all four campuses with the exception of Brew Bike, Fat Burger, Osaka Grill, Crepes Club, Bodhi Market, Domino's Pizza, Tempe and Downtown Phoenix's Engrained Cafe, Bento Sushi, Shake Smart, Charlie's Cafe and Doner Dudes.
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