Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all. Our meal plans were designed with you in mind. If you are looking to enjoy a meal with friends or just a snack on the go – we’ve got a plan to fit every appetite.

We’ve kept what’s most important to you in mind, building in the convenience, flexibility, quality, value and healthy options you deserve. Explore our meal plan options to learn more about what would be the best fit for you.

  • Do I need to buy a meal plan?
    All first-year undergraduate students living on campus are required to purchase the 7-Day Access Meal Plan.  All other undergraduate students (students taking 6 credit hours or more), will be enrolled in the $300 Flex Plan. All undergraduate students enrolled in the $300 Flex Plan have the option to purchase any of our Meal Plans. Students who opt for a Meal Plan will be exempt from the Flex Plan.

  • Will my meal plan auto renew for next semester? 
    All Meal Plans auto renew from the Fall to the Spring semester. Meal Plans do not auto renew from the Spring to the Fall, as it is the start of a new academic year.

  • Will unused meals or Dining Dollars roll over? 
    For students enrolled in a Block Plan (Vol Block, Block 75, Block 50), unused meals roll over from the Fall to the Spring semester. Dining Dollars will also roll over from the Fall to the Spring semester. *Meals and Dining Dollars do not roll over from the Spring semester to the Fall, as it is the new academic year.

  • If I have already purchased a meal plan, can I change it?
    Yes, Meal Plans can be changed within the first 28 days following the first day of classes.

Looking for more information?  Please visit our official website at dining.utk.edu.

Don’t worry - simplicity and convenience are all within reach. Once you have a meal plan, your student ID works like a debit card. Just swipe your card and the meals and points are deducted from your meal plan account.

Our Meal Plans

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Meal plans are convenient, flexible, and loaded with options. Your meal plan includes dining locations all across campus with a range of menus and offerings. Youll get guaranteed value, whether you eat on campus three times a week or three times a day! Weve got you covered. See our Meal Plan options below for more information.

Commuter Students: Add a sales tax of 9.25% to meal plan price!

To Sign up for your Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Meal Plan, click here

Terms and Conditions
First Year Freshman Living On-Campus
The University of Tennessee is committed to providing its students with a comprehensive educational experience. The University has determined that for most first year students, on-campus dining has numerous educational, social, and dietary benefits. In recognition of the value of the living-learning experience, The University of Tennessee requires first year students living on-campus to participate in the 7 Day Access Meal Plan.

First year freshman living on-campus do not need to take any action to order their meal plan.  First year freshman living on-campus will automatically be signed up for the 7-Day Access Plan.

Flex Plan
What is the Flex Plan?

All undergraduate students enrolled in 6 credit hours or more will participate in the Flex Plan program. The Flex Plan fee of $300 is charged to the student account automatically when the 6 credit
 hour criteria is met in the Fall and Spring Semesters.  Just like the Meal Plan, the Flex Plan is an account on the Vol Card, the UT Student ID.

At the end of the fall semester, students have the option to leave unused Flex Plan dollars in their Flex Plan account, request a full refund of unused Flex Plan dollars, or have the Flex Plan dollars
 roll onto their Vol Card Account.  At the end of spring, Flex Plan dollars must either be refunded or rolled to the Vol Card Account.

If you purchase a UT Meal Plan, you will be exempt from the Flex Plan.  Please note that additional funds cannot be added to the Flex Plan account.  If you would like to add funds to your Dining Dollars,

Upperclassmen/Commuter Meal Plans
Meal plans are convenient, flexible, and loaded with options. Your meal plan includes dining locations all across campus with a range of menus and offerings. Youll get guaranteed value, whether you eat on campus three times a week or three times a day! Weve got you covered. See our Meal Plan options below for more information.

To sign up for your Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Meal Plan click here

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