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Meal Plan Overview

Meal plans save time and money! There are a variety of plans to meet the needs of our students.

We offer a variety of meal plans that include meals per week and Dining Dollars you can choose how you spend.

We also offer a pre-paid cash equivalent card called Cougar Cash.

Purchase Plan
Fall 2024 Meal Plans NOW Available For Purchase:
Purchase or Manage Meal Plan
  • Meal Plans available to use starting August 22nd (Brunch and Dinner)
  • Add-On Meal Plans now available!
  • Upgrade existing meal plan by 9/9/24
  • Cancel by 9/9/24 for pro-rated refund

Meal Plan Options 

Plan Options for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025
TYPES BENEFITS / SEMESTER COST / YEAR COST / SEMESTER
Cougar Blue Plan 19 Meals per Week
$75 Dining Dollars
$5,226 $2,613
Tukwut Plan 15 Meals per Week
$400 Dining Dollars
$5,226 $2,613
Paw Plan 12 Meals per Week
$625 Dining Dollars
$5,226 $2,613
Flex Plan 9 Meals per Week
$175 Dining Dollars
$3,504 $1,752
Social Plan 50 Meals*
$450 Dining Dollars
$2,096 $1,048
Deluxe Plan 30 Meals*
$165 Dining Dollars
$1,048 $524
Select Plan 20 Meals*
$125 Dining Dollars
$772 $386

Dining Dollars are a cash equivalent which comes with a meal plan.                                                                                                      *Social, Deluxe, and Select meal plans available as add-on options after Social, Deluxe, or Select meal plan is finished by student.

Food
Use your meal plan at

  • Campus Way CafĂ©  - Meal swipe, Dining Dollars, Cougar Cash
  • USU Market - Dining Dollars, Cougar Cash
  • USU Dining Pavilion  - Dining Dollars, Cougar Cash
    • Panda Express
    • Hilltop Bistro Grille - (meal swipe lunch option)
    • QDOBA
    • Get Fresh - (meal swipe lunch option)
    • Crash's Cafe
  • Starbucks® - Dining Dollars, Cougar Cash


Questions?

Not sure which meal plan is right for you or you have more questions? Visit our FAQs page!

Ready to Purchase your plan?

You can purchase or manage your meal plan via 2 methods:  Website or CSUSM App.

Website

  1. Click 'Buy Plan' below to enter Atrium Connect, our meal plan portal.  
  2. From there, select Student & Staff Login on left navigation. 
  3. This will prompt you to log in using your CSUSM.EDU email and password.  (Have you completed your DUO Multi-Factor Authentication?  If not,  visit Duo Setup for help).  
  4. Choose Manage Meal Plan from left navigation.
  5. Read & Initial Student Dining Meal Plan Contract Terms and Conditions 2023/2024.
  6. Choose Fall or Spring Student.
  7. ADD & pick your plan for the SEMESTER.
  8. No payment today, cost of meal plan will be added to your student account. There is a payment plan if needed.
    Buy Plan

Mobile app

  1. Students can purchase & manage their plans by logging in to the CSUSM mobile app by using their CSUSM.edu email and password.
  2. Click Dining (fork & knife)
  3. Select Manage your campus meal plan
  4. Upper left hand corner find the 3 horizontal lines, expand the left navigation
  5. Choose Manage Meal Plan
  6. Read & Initial Student Dining Meal Plan Contract Terms and Conditions 2023/2024.
  7. Choose Fall or Spring Student.
  8. ADD & pick your plan for the SEMESTER.
  9. No payment today, cost of meal plan will be added to your student account. There is a payment plan if needed.

Dont have the CSUSM Mobile App?