Plan Options

If you have a question about the meal plans offered, please call our main office on campus at (518) 276-2018 or email us at dining@rpi.edu.

Door Prices at the Dining Halls:

 Meal                           Cash/RAD*               Flex
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Breakfast                       $8.75                      $5.25
Lunch/Brunch           $12.30                    $8.80
Dinner                           $12.30                    $8.80
 
Prices do not include tax.
*Community RAD (Faculty/Staff) receive 5% discount, RAD (Students) do not.

19 On Demand-- 19 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $110 Flex Dollars Non-transferable.  $2,750/ARCH semester

15 On Demand-- 15 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $185 Flex Dollars.  Non-transferable. $2,750/ARCH semester

12 On Demand-- 12 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $260 Flex Dollars. Non-transferable. $2,500/ARCH semester

5 on Demand-- 5 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $220 Flex Dollars. Non-transferable.

Only available to verified RAs.  Plan appointment must come from Residential Life.  $1,150/ARCH semester

Unlimited-- Unlimited meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $150 Flex Dollars per year ($75 at the start of each semester). Non-transferable.  Available to all students, Required for residential first year students.  $7,620/year

19 On Demand-- 19 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $300 Flex Dollars per year ($150 at the start of each semester).  Non-transferable.  Not available to first year students, available to all other students.  $7,490/year

15 On Demand-- 15 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $500 Flex Dollars per year ($250 at the start of each semester).  Non-transferable. Not available to first year students, available to all other students.  $7,400/year

12 On Demand-- 12 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $700 Flex Dollars per year ($350 at the start of each semester). Non-transferable. Not available to first year students, available to all other students. $6,650/year

5 on Demand-- 5 anytime meals per week to be used in Resident Dining Halls, plus $600 Flex Dollars per year ($300 at the start of each semester). Non-transferable. Only available to RAs, graduate students, or those undergraduate students approved to be living off campus or in an approved Greek Residence.  $3,010/year

First year students are not allowed a plan change, all others have until the 10th day of the plan (For Fall 2022 – that date is Monday, September 5 at close of business) to make a plan change.

ADDITIONAL FLEX PURCHASES ARE FOR ACTIVE MEAL PLAN HOLDERS ONLY.
 
Flex Dollars, which add flexibility to your dining plan options and are incorporated into each plan, are yours to spend like cash at Rensselaer Dining locations in the Rensselaer Union, retail cafes around campus, Moe's, Panera, concessions, and resident dining halls. Flex Dollars are allotted by semester and carry over from the Fall to Spring semester, but end on the last day of the academic calendar and are thereafter forfeited. Flex Dollars are also forfeited upon cancellation of the meal plan.
 
*Please note*: ADDITIONAL FLEX PURCHASES ARE FOR ACTIVE MEAL PLAN HOLDERS ONLY.
 
Add Flex Dollars anytime here!
RAD is a campus declining balance account that you may purchase at any time. It carries over from year to year and ends only at the time you leave Rensselaer. It allows you the ability to use not only in Rensselaer Dining locations but in campus Pepsi vending machines. For more information or to open an account, stop by the Campus Card Office in the Rensselaer Union, room 1502 or visit their website at campuscard.rpi.edu

If you are interested in changing or adding a meal plan, please visit this link.

Please, use this PDF to view a step-by-step instruction on how to add/change meal plans.