Meal Plans

Seawolf Dining & Catering is a self-supporting entity under the direction of University Housing, Dining & Conference Services and operated by NANA Management Services (NMS). NMS is a joint venture between a local Alaska Native corporation, NANA, and Sodexo. Our goal is to provide quality food and services to residential and commuter students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Check out Seawolf Dining & Catering for information on dining locations across campus, Theme Nights, menus and more.

See The Dining webpage for more information about dining options and policies for current residents.

2019/2020 Residential Meal Plan Descriptions and Rates 

Available to all students living on campus, or to commuter students who wish to take advantage of the meal options in the Gorsuch Commons.  Students living in a residence hall (North, East or West Hall, which do not have in-suite kitchens) are required to have one of the residential meal plans below.

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Complete Cuisine

Cost per Semester: $2600

  • 250 Meals & Exchanges per Semester
  • $100 Dining Dollars per Semester

Description: This plan provides a bucket of meals to be used throughout the semester as you like at the Creekside Eatery on Residential Campus, plus dining dollars to use at Seawolf Dining locations across campus. Participants in this plan can also use meal swipes in exchange for $8 equivalencies at Seawolf Dining locations across campus (note: this is the only meal plan that offers exchanges). Unused meals and dining dollars expire at the end of the semester.

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Weekly Servings

Cost per Semester: $2350

  • 14 Meals per Week
  • $200 Dining Dollars per Semester

or

  • 18 Meals per Week
  • $120 Dining Dollars per Semester

Description: Never run out! This plan guarantees you'll have meals through the end of the semester. You'll be provided with 14 or 18 meals per week at the Creekside Eatery on Residential Campus, plus dining dollars to spend over the course of the semester at any Seawolf Dining location. Unused meals expire at the end of each week and unused dining dollars expire at the end of the semester

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Satiated Semester

Cost per Semester: $2350

  • 175 Meals per Semester
  • $325 Dining Dollars per Semester

or

  • 225 Meals per Semester
  • $150 Dining Dollars per Semester

Description: These plans provide a bank of meals to use throughout the semester as you like at the Creekside Eatery on Residential Campus, plus dining dollars to use at Seawolf Dining locations across campus.  Unused meals and dining dollars expire at the end of the semester


Campus and Add-On Meal Plans

Available to faculty, staff, apartment residents and commuter students

  • Campus Meal Plan 300
    • 9 All-You-Care-to-Eat Bonus Meals
    • $300 Dining Dollars
    • Price:  $300
  • Campus Meal Plan 200
    • 6 All-You-Care-to-Eat Bonus Meals
    • $200 Dining Dollars
    • Price:  $200
  •  Campus Meal Plan 100
    • 3 All-You-Care-to-Eat Bonus Meals
    • $100 Dining Dollars
    • Price:  $100
  • Meal Add-On - 10
    • 10 All-You-Care-to-Eat Meals
    • Price:  $107
  • Meal Add-On - 25
    • 25 All-You-Care-to-Eat Meals
    • Price:  $249

*Campus Meal Plans and Add-On Plans are available to faculty, staff, commuter students or campus apartment residents with kitchens. These plans can also be added to any residential meal plan if a student runs out of meals as long as the student's financial account is in good standing.

How the Meal Plan Works

 

How Do I Select a Meal Plan

Students can select a meal plan on their Housing Self-Service page via UAOnline during a designated time after room assignments are finalized for the fall and spring semesters. Students will receive an email from the Housing Office once this option is available. If students are assigned to a residence hall, where a meal plan is required, but do not choose a meal plan via UAOnline, the default meal plan of 14 meals per week and $200 dining dollars will be automatically added to their student account before check-in.

At the conclusion of the fall semester, students will have the opportunity to renew their current meal plan, or choose a different plan for the spring semester. If students are assigned to a residence hall, where a meal plan is required, but do not choose a new spring meal plan via UAOnline, their fall meal plan will be automatically renewed before the start of the new semester. Students can also change their meal plan between semesters by completing a Meal Plan Change Form at the Housing Desk prior to the first Friday of instruction.

Meal plan selections are binding as of 5:00 pm on the first Friday of instruction in the fall and spring semesters and may not be changed for that semester.

Which Meal Should I Choose

When choosing a meal plan, take a moment to review your schedule, travel, work hours, or anything else that might affect when you'll eat most of your meals so that you can make an informed decision on which meal plan to choose.

  • If you want to ensure that you don't run out of meals towards the end of the semester and that you have regular meals every week, then one of the two Weekly Servings Plans, which gives you 14 or 18 meals per week may be the best option.
  • If you'd like flexibility in how you use your meals (you may use more meals one week and less the week after), then the Complete Cuisine Plan of 250 meals, or one of the Satiated Semester Plans of 175 or 225 meals would better suit your needs.
  • If you think you'll be eating most often at venues other than Creekside Eatery on Residential Campus (Subway or other venues on main campus), the Complete Cuisine Plan of 250 meals, which allows you to use your meal blocks as $8 equivalencies at locations across campus, may be the best plan for you.