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USU Food Options

Food in the USU

The University Student Union houses many food options which can all be found on the fourth floor of the building which can be accessed from the main campus level. Find out about the many different eating options available. Come on by to enjoy a delicious meal in our building with its many seating areas both indoor and outdoor. Seating areas include views of the CSUSM campus as well as look out on the city of San Marcos.

Meal Plans

Meal plans work like a prepaid debit card with funds kept on your Meal Card. They may be used at any on-campus dining location.

We love to be flexible, so we made it simple! Our goal is to always ensure quality service and a customized experience- you may add any amount on your Meal Card to fit your needs.If you’re looking for a great deal, we also offer incentives for unique values:

It’s your choice! Load any amount on to a Food Pass

  • If you purchase $750 Cougar dollars, you'll receive $825 on your Cougar Loyalty Dining Card
  • If you purchase $500 Cougar dollars, you'll receive $535 on your Cougar Loyalty Dining Card
  • If you purchase $250 Cougar dollars, you'll receive $262 on your Cougar Loyalty Dining Card

How to purchase a Meal Plan

Visit us on the 4th Floor of the University Student Union and one of our student cashiers will be happy to assist you in ordering a Meal Card or you can purchase your card online. Have questions? Text us on our new Comment Line at: (774) 377-9690 

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