FAQ

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Where are the Dining Services offices located?
Offices are currently located in the lower level of the TWU Dining Hall.

Are freshmen required to have a meal plan?
All residential students living in Parliament Village, Guinn or Stark Halls are required to have a meal plan

What are the meal plan options?
We offer several options for residents and commuters as well as faculty and staff who would like the convenience of using their TWU ID.

How do I purchase a meal plan?
When signing up for housing, students have the option to select a meal plan using the Housing portal. Commuter students may apply for a meal plan as well. Faculty and staff have two options for selecting payments for meal plans. Anyone, including residential students who forgot to select a meal plan, may also visit the Housing and Dining Office located in Mary's Hall. Meals will expire at the end of the semester but dining dollars will roll over from fall semester to spring semester.

How do I use my meal plan?
You'll use your TWU ID, which will be swiped at the register. 

Where do I get a TWU ID card?
ID Services is located in Jones Hall, 3rd floor. 

Are Dining Dollars the same as Pioneer Dollars?
No. Dining Dollars are purchased in conjunction with a meal plan and are used in food venues around campus. More information about Pioneer Dollars can be found on the ID Services website. 

If I eat in the Dining Hall, can I take meals out of the building?
Yes! Reusable to-go containers allow you to take a meal to go. Once you have finished, simply return the container to the Dining Hall for washing and exchange.

How can I find out what is being served in the Dining Hall?
You can see all of our menus at Pioneer Kitchen

How much does one meal cost in the Dining Hall?
Breakfast $6.18, Lunch $7.21, Dinner $8.24, Brunch $7.21, Late Night $8.24 (all rates plus tax)

Can I use Financial Aid to pay for a meal plan?
Yes.

What if I have special dietary requirements?
Please speak with any of our managers on staff to walk through the menu and identify the options that fit your needs. If needed, we can work with the chef to create a tailored menu so that you have the same opportunity to enjoy a balanced meal as your peers.

If I withdraw from the university, will I get my money back for the meal plan?
Yes, if the meal plan is used, you will receive a prorated amount. Check your Housing and Dining contract for specific details.

Can you change your meal plan after school starts?
Yes, before the 14th day of class, you can raise or lower your plan without penalty. After the 14th day of class, you can still raise your meal plan without penalty. Complete the Meal Plan Change Form if you need to make changes.

Where can I use my meal plan?
Residential meal plan swipes are used at the Dining Hall. Dining Dollars may be used at any retail food location on campus.

Can I use Dining Dollars for catering?
Yes, contact Diane Jackson.

Where do I go to purchase a meal plan?
Mary's Hall, 1st floor.

I have other questions. Who do I call?
Call 940-898-3676 or text our feedback number at 940-305-2211.

Page last updated 2:39 PM, August 25, 2020