Meal Plans

Residence Hall Dining Hall

Your dining experience is more than great food. It is a community experience centered on culinary expertise, fresh ingredients, healthy options, and a shared sense of environmental and social responsibility. The UMass Boston Dining team is committed to creating the best possible dining experience. Join us to experience the comfort, convenience, outstanding food, and inviting atmosphere designed especially for you.

2018-19 Meal Plan Options and Pricing

Mandatory Resident Meal Plan Pricing:  $2,695 per semester  

For on-campus residents, we require students to purchase one of the two below plans:

  • Resident Meal Plan A – Per semester: 19 meals per week, 175 Dining Points, and 5 guest meals 
  • Resident Meal Plan B – Per semester: 14 meals per week, 700 Dining Points, and 5 guest meals 

Voluntary Meal Plan Options: 

Students not living in a campus residence hall, faculty, and staff can select Resident Meal Plan A or B as well as the following two block plans: 

  • Neighborhood Plan A – 25 Meal Block per year: $300 
  • Neighborhood Plan B – 50 Meal Block per year:  $575

Where to Eat?

Location  SwipeAll you care to eat PointsPay for what you get

New Dining Commons in the Residence Halls
(Opening fall 2018) 


Campus Center Food Court


Dunkin Donuts (Opening August 2018)


Healey Library Café


Beacon Café, which includes the Mein Bowl, Salad Toss, and the CommonwHealth


ISC Café


McCormack Café


UMarket (Opening fall 2018)


Healthy Eating

Heart graphicGood health, most people want it but many struggle making it a natural part of each day. Mindful strives to change that. Our approach is to make it an easy choice for you to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. In our cafes throughout campus, we offer Mindful foods that balance nutrition with enticing flavors to create an indulgent way to enjoy health. Look for the Mindful icon on our menus to help you make healthier choices. Click here for more information about Mindful

Karen Jew, MS, RD, LDN supports our operations, ensuring that our program reflects a focus on student health and wellness. She helps to coordinate campus dining wellness activities and promotions and ensures that there is access to nutrition counseling. In addition, she is available to support allergen training and accommodations.

Meal plan sign-up and administrative questions?

General dining questions?