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Meal Plan Information

Meal Plan Agreement

The residence meal plan is in effect for eight months from September 5, 2017 and will expire on April 19, 2018 at 11:59 pm. All students that live in residence are required to purchase a meal plan each semester.

The meal plan may only be used to purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages in Food Services outlets designated by the university, our off-campus partners and vending machines on campus. Meal Plans cannot be used to purchase alcohol or gift certificates from any of our off-campus partners and may not be used to pay any other fees owed to the University of Windsor.

Meal Plan Payment Information

Meal Plan fees are payable each semester with the following deadlines:

  • August 15th (Fall semester)
  • December 15th (Winter semester)

Payment for your meal plan is charged in two installments – at the beginning of each semester. Your meal plan will be billed with your Residence & Tuition Fees on your SIS Account. Payments for your meal plan need to be forwarded to the Cashier's Office, located in Room 1118 of Chrysler North Building.

Residence Meal Plan Accounts

Basic Plan
A tax-exempt account for use at all food locations on campus.

Flex Plan
A taxable account used for: taxable food purchases on campus, at our convenience store, for vending purchases or at our off campus partners.

Students can add money to their meal plan accounts at the Meal Plan Office - Room J01 of Vanier Hall (from September-April), at the UwinCARD office-Room B-07 CAW Student Centre (year-round) or with the online money add on application (available September-April).

Meal Plan History & Balances

  To check your meal plan balance/history, you can do the following:  

  • ask a cashier at the time of your purchase to give you the balance on your meal plan.
  • go to the *New Student Portal link to view your meal plan balance and history for the past 30 days.
  • go to the Meal Plan Office located in Room J01 of Vanier Hall if you need to view your meal plan history of more than 30 days (September-April)
  • go to the UwinCARD Office located in Room B-07 CAW student Centre (year-round)

Please note:  Meal Plan balances cannot be used to pay other fees owed to the University.

Changing a Meal Plan

You may switch to a lower meal plan in the first month of each semester however you can upgrade your meal plan at any time during the (Fall/Winter) semester.
The deadline to reduce your meal plan is as follows:
  • September 30th (Fall Semester)
  • January 31st (Winter Semester)
To change your meal plan, you may use the 'change meal plan' link on our website or in person at the Meal Plan Office.  Please note that it might take up to five business days before you will see the change on your SIS/Meal Plan Account. Students are not allowed to minimize their meal plans after the deadlines above as per the Residence Licence & Meal Plan Agreement.