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First Year Student Meal Plan

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First Year Students

Returning Students can choose any one of the Traditional Meal or Flex Plans listed below. 

Traditional Flex Plan Mebership

Flex plans are debit account-style plans that offer the flexibility of choosing when to eat and having no preset dollar amount on any meal. Individuals are able to select the plan that best suits their needs.

• Never have to carry money
• Flexibility in spending
• Accepted at all EMU Dining Services’ facilities

Super Flex:
(25% administrative fee included in costs)
$2248 semester $4496 year

Basic Flex:
(25% administrative fee included in costs)
$1685 semester $3370 year

Traditional Meal Plan Memberships

Platinum 19

  • 3 meals per day Monday - Friday
  • 2 meals on Saturday - Sunday
  • $75 Flex Dollars

Option Costs:

  • $2339/semester $4677 /year 

Gold 14

  • 2 meals per day Monday - Sunday
  • $150 Flex Dollars

Option Costs:

  • $2201 semester / $4402 year

Silver 8

  • 8 meals per week to be used at any time
  • $200 Flex Dollars

Option Costs:

  • $2064/semester $4128/year 

Advantage Flex
A pre-paid debit-style account available through an individual's EagleOne card. Advantage Flex users can purchase food at any EMU Dining Services' location.


  • $25 minimum buy in
  • No administrative fees
  • Balances transfer semester to semester
  • Purchase $200 or more and ...
  • Can be charged to student account
  • Get an additional 10% more funds (e.g. $200 = $220)

Advantage Meal Plan

This plan can be used anywhere on campus at the current meal plan rate. This plan also allows you to eat in The Commons for the same low price.


  • Can be charged to student account
  • No administrative fees
  • Save 97¢ per Visit to The Commons or on combos  Meals around campus
  • Fall purchases carry over to winter semester


  • Buy 30 Meal block = $191.52
  • Buy 60 Meal block = $383.05
  • Buy 120 Meal block =$766.09
  • Buy 180 Meal block =$1149.14