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House Dining Meal Plans

House Dining
Meal Plans

Choice, quality, convenience

and flexibility

MIT Dining offers flexible plans to fit the needs of every student.


All students living in residences without dining halls have the option to purchase any one of the voluntary plans (see below) or any of the meal plans designed for students living in residences with dining halls. Visit this page to learn more about the Meal Plan Working Groupread this FAQ on the updated meal plan structure, or review this presentation given at the Meal Plan Forum for additional details.

Academic Year 2020-21 Meal Plans for Students in Residences with Dining Halls

  Semester
Cost
Minimum
Commitment
Any 19 + 8 Guest Passes per Semester $3,160.00       First Year Students
225 Meals + $150 dining dollars $3,160.00       First Year Students
190 Meals $2,749.50        
125 Meals $1,900.00       All Upper Level  Students
  • To suit dietary needs, students may choose plans above the minimum commitment
  • All meal plans can be used for breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night, or weekend brunch
  • Any amount of dining dollars can be added to your plan at https://techcash.mit.edu. Dining dollars are accepted at most on-campus eateries with a 5% discount on food only (a $1 food item will cost $.95)

Voluntary Meal Plans

 

Semester
Cost

 
90 Meals $1,418            
60 Meals $968               
  • All students living in residences without dining halls, including students living off-campus or within Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups (FSILGs), have the option to purchase any one of the voluntary plans or any of the meal plans designed for dining dorm residents
  • *All meal plans can be used for breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night, or weekend brunch
  • *Graduate students have the option to purchase any one of the voluntary plans or any of the meal plans designed for students living in residences with dining halls

 

Meal Plan Phasing

         

               Class Year

                                 Academic Year - Minimum Plan Requirement

        2020-2021

         2021-2022

        2022-2023

        2023-2024

(1) First Year

       225/Any 19

        225/Any 19

        225/Any 19

        225/Any 19

(2) Sophomore

            125

              190

               190

              190

(3) Junior

            125

              125

               160

              160

(4) Senior

            125

              125

               125

              160

 

You may enjoy any meal in the dining hall without a meal plan. Each dining halls accepts cash or TechCASH at the door.

For a complete list of Dining Dollar and TechCash locations, please visit: http://techcash.mit.edu/locationsnew.php.Dining Dollars are accepted at all five residential dining locations and all retail dining locations located on campus: https://studentlife.mit.edu/dining/retail-dining.

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