Meal Plan Terms and Conditions

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Terms and Conditions Student/Commuter Meal Plans

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) seeks to provide dining for all students at the most reasonable rate possible. For this reason, the University operates dining services on a contractual basis for the entire academic year. It is the meal plan participants’ responsibility to become familiar with all provisions of this contract.

Eligibility: Participants must be currently enrolled at TAMU-CC to participate in the meal plan program. Students assigned University housing on the island campus, are required to participate in the meal plan program. The University will automatically select the Silver Meal Plan for students residing in apartment style housing and the Gold Meal Plan for traditional style housing. Students may select a higher meal plan option if desired. Students residing in University housing on the Momentum Campus are not required to purchase a meal plan.

Period of Contract: The resident student Dining Contract is for an academic year; payable by semester. Renewal is automatic for all students residing in housing on the island campus for the Spring Semester. All meal plans are paid in full when purchased.

Dining Program: 
A. Resident Meal Plans: Resident students are allocated 10, 14 or 19 meals per week based on the meal plan purchased. The meals are available Sunday to Saturday. Unused meals from the prior week do not roll to any subsequent weeks. Each meal plan provides Dining Dollars which can be used at any dining location on whatever the student desires to purchase. The student will be charged the retail price shown at the selected location when using Dining Dollars. All unused Dining Dollars roll from fall to spring semester with the purchase of another resident dining plan. All Dining Dollars must be used by the end of the spring semester. 
B. Commuter Meal Plans: Commuter students are eligible to purchase any meal plan offered by the University. Commuter meal plans are sold and payable by semester. However, the University provides Block Plans with Dining Dollars and Declining Balance plans specifically for commuter students. These Block meal plans provide meal swipes at the Dining Hall and Dining Dollars at varying amounts. The meal swipes associated with these meal plans must be used during the semester purchased as they do not roll to the next semester. All unused dining dollars roll from fall to spring semester. A new meal plan purchase is not required. Declining Balance (DB) meal plans may be used at any dining location at the retail menu price shown. There are no Dining Hall swipes associated with the DB plans. All DB dollars must be used by the end of the spring semester.


Contract Termination by the University: 
Upon reasonable notice and good cause, the University reserves the right to terminate this agreement for failure of the student to abide thereby. Examples of good cause include but are not limited to a change in student status (including academic or disciplinary suspension) and failure to comply with dining policies and regulations.

Contract Termination by the Student: 

  1. Failure to participate in the Dining Program does not and will not automatically release a student from his/her dining contract.
  2. Students assigned housing on the island campus may terminate this agreement only for one of the following reasons:
    1. Withdrawal from the University
    2. Cancellation of the Housing Agreement:
      1. A student that moves off campus after residing in island campus housing does not automatically receive a meal plan refund. Meal plan refunds will not be provided if the move out violates the terms and conditions of the housing contract. A refund request form must be completed and received by the Office of University Services within ten (10) days of the move out date.
    3. Approval of a Meal Plan Exemption Request:
      1. Meal plan exemptions will be considered for documented medical or other valid documented reasons. Submit a completed Meal Plan Exemption Form along with supporting documentation.
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  3. Meal Plan refunds will not be provided on or after the 12th class day. All Meal Plans are subject to Texas State Sales Tax.

Terms and Conditions Faculty/Staff Meal Plans





30 Block

30 Meals


  • Faculty/Staff meal plans are sold as a 30 block plan. Purchasers and/or their guest(s) have the opportunity to eat up to a total of 30 meals in the dining hall.
  • The meal plan is valid based on remaining meals available. This block plan will expire after one (1) year of inactivity.
  • Faculty/Staff meal plan participants must present their campus ID at the time of service.
  • Failure to use the meal plan does not and will not automatically result in a refund.