Meal Plan Options for 2018/2019

A meal plan is mandatory for all students living on the main campus and in Longwood-managed apartments. Commuter students have the option to purchase a meal plan.

Want to change your meal plan?

Residential Students wishing to downgrade his/her meal plan for the 2018-2019 academic year may do so prior to 5 p.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018 (Fall) or Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (Spring). This can be done through the Student Housing Gateway.


Plans to choose from (Fall 2018/Spring 2019):

Dining Plan

Meal Per Semester

Guest Meals Semester

Meal Exchanges Per Week 

Bonus Dollars Per Semester

Cost Semester

All Access  Unlimited 7 7 $225 $2,205.28
Block 225 225 7 7 $325 $1,845.20
Block 160 160 7 7 $350 $1,709.68
Block 80  80 $350 $1,035.44

These fees are subject to change by the Longwood Board of Visitors.


Required Meal Plans

All Residental students are required to be on a meal plan.  Meal plan requirements are based on your housing assignment.

Freshmen Living on Main Campus

Must choose from one of the following board plans:

· All Access
· Block 225

Upperclassmen and Transfers Living on Main Campus

Must choose from one of the following board plans:

· All Access
· Block 225
· Block 160

Upperclassmen Living in Longwood Managed Apartments

· All Access
· Block 225
· Block 160
· Block 80

Default Meal Plan - Main Campus

If no plan is chosen, the Block 225 + $325 Bonus Dollars is the default plan.

Default Meal Plan - Longwood-Managed Apartments

If no plan is chosen, the Block 80 + $350 Bonus Dollars is the default plan.

Semester Allotment 

All meal plans are allotted on a semester basis.

Meal/ Bonus Dollar Carry Over

Meals do not carry-over to the next semester. 

Bonus Dollars will carry-over from Fall to Spring semester if a plan is purchased both semesters.  

Meal Transfers

All Meal plans are non-transferrable and are meant for individual use only.  Only the meal plan holder for each individual plan can use the meals assigned to that plan. 

Meal Exchanges

You may use your meal exchanges (5 or 7 based on your meal plan) of your meals swipes each week as Meal Exchange/To-Go Swipes. Meal exchanges reset weekly.)

Guest Meals

To treat a friend or family to a meal, Guest meals or Bonus Dollars can be used as available (5 or 7 based on your meal plan).

Drop or Downgrade

If a student drops or downgrades a meal plan on or before semester deadline, the student will be charged for spent Bonus Dollars, plus prorated daily rate for meals.