Dining For MAP Students

As a graduate student at American University, having a meal plan is optional. You are free to cook meals in your off-campus residence, explore Washington, DC’s many delicious restaurants, or pay separately for on-campus dining.

Want the convenience of all-you-care-to-eat meals at the Terrace Dining Room on campus? Then learn more about meal plan options below.

About Meal Plans

If you’d like an optional meal plan, American has multiple plans for you to choose from so you can select the one that best fits your on-campus dining needs.

  • Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat meals in the Terrace Dining Room, located in the Mary Graydon Center.
  • Choose from daily menus of salads, pastas, pizzas, international meals, entrees made with local ingredients, vegetarian and vegan options, and more.
  • Pick from 7 meal plans, based on your dining habits and preferences.

Did you know? In addition to the Terrace Dining Room, you can also use your dining plan at on-campus retail locations, including grab-and-go meals at P.O.D. Market, international cuisine at Global Fresh, sandwiches at Subway, and healthy meals at Freshii.

Meal Plan Options

All meal plan pricing and packages are on a per semester basis.
250 Block Plan 225 Block Plan 200 Block Plan 175 Block Plan 125 Block Plan 100 Block Plan 50 Block Plan
$2,949 per semester $2,713 per semester $2,622 per semester $2,363 per semester $1,815 per semester $1,542 per semester $672 per semester
250 meals per semester, plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars. 225 meals per semester, plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars. 200 meals per semester, plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars. 175 meals per semester, plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars. 125 meals per semester, plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars. 100 meals per semester, plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars. 50 meals per semester, plus $100 Dining Dollars.
Approximately 14-15 meals per week. Approximately 13 meals per week. Approximately 12 meals per week. Approximately 10-11 meals per week. Approximately 7 meals per week. Approximately 6 meals per week. Approximately 3 meals per week.

Learn More About Dining

Visit the Office of Campus Life website to get more information about available meal plans, dining locations, and current menus.
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