Loyola University Maryland

Dining Services

2018-2019 Meal Plan Options

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Download our 2018-2019 Meal Plan Guide 

All students living on campus are required to participate in a meal plan. We offer by the week plans and by the semester plans, both of which offer a set number of meal swipe options as well as meal plan points. Many of these plans are centered around the idealMEAL. Understanding what the idealMEAL at Loyola is will help you to select a meal plan to fit your needs.

First-Year & Sophomores

We offer by the week plans and by the semester plans, both of which offer a set number of meal swipe options as well as meal points. The 9 Meal Plan is the standard meal plan into which all students are enrolled if they do not select a preference. The meal plan prices reflected below are applicable to the 2018-2019 academic year.

Weekly Plans

These meal plans include a designated number of idealMEAL swipes that reset every Saturday night into Sunday morning throughout the semester. Unused meals will be forfeited each week and you may use only one meal per meal zone and up to three meal swipes each day. These plans also have four different meal plan time zones. Meal plan holders are permitted to use one meal swipe in any three of the four meal zones available. Meal Zones are set-up to ensure students have meals throughout the day. Meal Plan Points, a form of on-campus dining currency, are also included. Each point is equivalent to one dollar and can be used to purchase a coffee at Starbucks, items for your dorm room from Iggy's Market, or at on-campus dining locations that do not accept the idealMEAL.

The Meal Zones are:
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:01 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
4:01 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:01 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Greyhound 19 Plan*
Evergreen 14 Plan  9 Daily Diner Plan**
19 Meal Swipes per week
+ 200 Meal Points

14 Meal Swipes per week
+ 200 Meal Points
 9 Meal Swipes per week
+ 325 Meal Points
Students are given the option of eating 19 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each week in Boulder or Iggy’s.
Students are given the option of eating 14 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each week in Boulder or Iggy's
 Students are given the option of eating 9 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each week in Boulder or Iggy's.
This plan is best for students living on campus and eating three full meals a day plus snacks.
This plan is great for a student who prefers we do all the cooking, and for those eating two to three meals a day.
 This plan is great for a student who typically eats at least one to two full meals per day on campus.
$2,720 per semester
$2,500 per semester  $2,080 per semester

*The Greyhound 19 Plan is the most popular option for first year students

**The 9 Meal Plan is the standard meal plan into which all students are enrolled if they do not select a preference.

Semester Block Plans

These are block meal plans that offer a set number of idealMEAL swipes per semester and allow you to use your meals at any time. You may use as many as you like in any given day or meal zone and up to the max allowed per semester. In the event you no longer have meals left, other forms of payment may be used as you cannot purchase additional meals during the semester. Meal Plan Points, a form of on-campus dining currency, are also included. Each meal point is equivalent to one dollar and can be used to purchase a coffee at Starbucks, items for your dorm room from Iggy's Market, or at on-campus dining locations that do not accept the idealMEAL.

275 Meal Swipes + $200 Meal Plan Points - $2,840 per semester

Students can swipe for 275 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each semester, with no restrictions, in Boulder or Iggy's. This is an average of 18 meals per week.
This plan is great for students living on campus and enjoy eating three full meals a day with snacks but who want the flexibility to eat as many meals as they would like in a day or week.

225 Meal Swipes + $200 Meal Plan Points - $2,680 per semester

Students can swipe for 225 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each semester, with no restrictions, in Boulder or Iggy's. This is an average of 15 meals per week.
This plan is great for students who eat the majority of meals on campus and want the flexibility to eat as many meals as they would like in a day or week.

150 Meal Swipes + $400 Meal Plan Points - $2,460 per semester

Students can swipe for 150 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each semester, with no restrictions, in Boulder or Iggy's. This is an average of 10 meals per week.
This plan is great for students with an average appetite who want the flexibility to eat as many meals as they would like in a day or week.

125 Meal Swipes + $325 Meal Plan Points - $2,080 per semester

Students can swipe for 125 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each semester, with no restrictions, in Boulder or Iggy's. This is an average of 8 meals per week.
 This plan is ideal for students with a small appetite who want the flexibility to eat as many meals as they would like in a day or week. Students with non-traditional schedules might appreciate this plan because they might not have time to eat on campus one week, but then plan to eat all of their meals on campus the following week.

Juniors & Seniors

Juniors and Seniors can choose to participate in either the plans described above or one of the additional options available, based on their class year. You may change your plan during the first week of classes each semester. 

4 Meal Swipes + $425 Meal Plan Points - $1,350 per semester

Students are given the option of eating 4 meals (all you care to eat or idealMEAL) each week served in Boulder or Iggy’s.
This is great for Non-residential student, Junior or Senior who knows they want to eat about one meal on campus per day. They might only be on campus for one meal and then they head back to their residence hall after class. They also might only plan to eat on-campus on the weekends.

Juniors – 1040 Meal Plan Points - $1040 per semester

Students are given 1040 points to spend at retail venues across campus.
This is great for students who do not have a lot of time to eat in the dining facilities and plan to use points for quick lunches or snacks. This student might only eat one meal a day on campus. This student might also want to cook in their room and purchase groceries from Iggy’s.

Seniors – 780 Meal Plan Points - $780 per semester

Students are given 780 points to spend at retail venues across campus.
This is great for students who are off-campus for internships or only on campus long enough to grab a snack or lunch a few times a week. This student might also want to cook in their room and purchase groceries from Iggy’s.

Students Living in The Guilford – 710 Meal Plan Points - $710 per semester

Students are given 710 points to spend at retail venues across campus.
This is great for students who are living in The Guilford that want to grab a snack or lunch a few times a week. This student might also want to cook in their room and purchase groceries from Iggy’s.

Commuter Students

Check out the Commuter Meal Plan Brochure

Commuters and students living off-campus are not required to participate in the meal plan, but they do have the option to choose a meal plan.