Dining at American University

AU Dining strives to create a dining program that increases student satisfaction
and transforms the average dining experience. AU Dining works to provide an
unsurpassed undergraduate experience, acting on values centered around social
responsibility, service, innovation, and high performance.

If you’re looking for a great meal, visit one of our many dining locations and you
won’t be disappointed. You’ll find pizza, grill items, and salads, not to mention
some delicious desserts! Our menus are created by experienced chefs who have
a passion for food, featuring fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. We’re
proud to serve culturally diverse menus, featuring traditional favorites, ethnic
dishes, and international flavors.

Meal plan options:




All Access +5 Meal Exchanges per week* 175 Block Plan 100 Block Plan 50 Block Plan $800 Eaglebucks
$3,050 per semester $2,442 per semester $1,588 per semester $695 per semester $800 Eaglebucks
Unlimited meals 7 days a week in residential dining (TDR), 5 meal exchanges per week, and $100 in Eaglebucks per semester. 175 meals per semester, plus $400 Eagle Bucks. 100 meals per semester, plus $400 Eagle Bucks. 50 meals per semester, plus $100 Eagle Bucks. This plan provides 800 Eaglebucks.
Unlimited meals Approximately 10-11 meals per week. Approximately 6 meals per week. Approximately 3 meals per week. No meal swipes.

*The All Access portion of the All Access Meal Plan can be used for unlimited visits to our “all-you-care-to-eat” facility: Terrace Dining Room (TDR). Multiple visits may be made throughout the day for meals, snacks or to sit with friends. The Meal Exchange portion of the All Access + 5 meal plans may be used at any AU Dining retail location to purchase a predetermined retail combo meal, called a Meal Exchange. A typical Meal Exchange includes an entrée, one side, and a fountain drink or filtered water. The All Access + 5 meal plan includes 5 Meal Exchanges per week. Students on the All Access + 5 meal plans will receive their allotment of Meal Exchanges on Sunday morning. Unused Meal Exchanges do not roll over and will expire Saturday night.

Note: Dining costs are subject to change. Students are assigned a default meal plan based on their housing assignment, and are not invoiced for meal plans before they arrive. All changes or payments for meal plans are made through the American University Student Accounts system.

Please visit American University One Card & Dining Services for more information.

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