Meal Plans

  • Meal plans provide students access to a variety of on-campus options no matter where you live! Fall 2022 meal plans will provide students with access to:

  • Dining Dollars come with GOLD meal plans, which can be used instead of cash or credit at the Campus Cafés. Dining Dollars can also be added separately from meal plans.

Choose Your Meal Plan

Residence Hall Meal Plans

Students choose their meal plans when they select their residence hall room. Students living in residence halls are required to have a meal plan unless their contract is in Britton/Hadley (Valley 1). Meal plans are purchased as part of a Residence Hall and Dining Services contract.

Commuter Meal Plans

Commuter Meal Plans are available to students living off-campus and in WMU Apartments, Arcadia Flats, Western View and Spindler Hall. View the Commuter Meal Plan Contract before purchasing and review the Commuter Meal Plan Expectations below.

  • 2022-23 Residence Hall Meal Plan Rates

     

    Fall 2022 and Spring 2023
    Meal planMeal Swipes/AccessesDining 
    Dollars
    Guest
    Passes
    Cost
    per semester

    Bronco Gold Plus

    Unlimited access to the Dining Center;
    PLUS once per meal period for
    Grab'n Go, Meal Exchange or
    Late-Night Carryout
    $100
    per semester
    8
    per semester
    $2,717.00

    Bronco Gold

    Unlimited access to the Dining Center;
    PLUS once per meal period for
    Grab'n Go, Meal Exchange or
    Late-Night Carryout
    $50
    per semester
    4
    guest passes
    $2,660.50

    Bronco 14

    14 accesses per week from:
    the Dining Center,
    Grab'n Go (once/meal period),
    Meal Exchange (once/meal period)
    or Late-Night Carryout (once/meal period)
    No
    Dining Dollars
    No
    guest passes
    $2,438.50

    Dining Dollars roll over in the fall and spring semesters and expire on June 30.
    Guest passes expire at the end of the semester.

    Summer I and II 2023
    Meal planMeal Swipes/AccessesCost
    per session

    Bronco 14

    14 accesses per week from:
    the Dining Center,
    Grab'n Go (once/meal period),
    Meal Exchange (once/meal period)
    or Late-Night Carryout (once/meal period)
    $1,169.00

     *Housing and dining rates are set by the Board of Trustees. Revised 6/23/2022

  • 2022-23 Commuter Meal Plans
    Fall 2022 and Spring 2023
    Meal planMeal Swipes/AccessesDining 
    Dollars
    Guest
    Passes
    Cost
    per semester

    Bronco Gold Plus

    Unlimited access to the Dining Center;
    PLUS once per meal period for
    Grab'n Go, Meal Exchange or
    Late-Night Carryout
    $100
    per semester
    8
    per semester
    $2,717.00

    Bronco Gold

    Unlimited access to the Dining Center;
    PLUS once per meal period for
    Grab'n Go, Meal Exchange or
    Late-Night Carryout
    $50
    per semester
    4
    per semester
    $2,660.50

    Bronco 14

    14 accesses per week from:
    the Dining Center,
    Grab'n Go (once/meal period),
    Meal Exchange (once/meal period)
    or Late-Night Carryout (once/meal period)
    No
    Dining Dollars
    No
    guest passes
    $2,438.50

    100

    100 accesses per semester
    (Expire at end of semester)
    $50 
    per semester
     $949

    75

    75 accesses per semester
    (Expire at end of semester)
    $50 
    per semester
     $733

    50

    50 accesses per semester
    (Expire at end of semester)
    $25 
    per semester
     $502

    25

    25 accesses per semester
    (Expire at end of semester)
      $258

    Dining Dollars roll over in the fall and spring semesters and expire on June 30.
     

    Summer I and II 2023
    Meal planMeal Swipes/AccessesCost
    per session

    Bronco 14

    14 accesses per week from:
    the Dining Center,
    Grab'n Go (once/meal period),
    Meal Exchange (once/meal period)
    or Late-Night Carryout (once/meal period)
    $1,169

    Block 25

    25 accesses for the session$258

    *Housing and dining rates are set by the Board of Trustees. Revised 6/23/2022

  • How Do I Change My Meal Plan?

    Residence Hall Meal Plans

    Residence hall students may change meal plans once per semester at the beginning of the semester. You can change your meal plan during the following dates:

    Fall: August 8 – Sept. 30, 2022 at 5 p.m.

    To change your meal plan, go to GoWMU and under the My Self Service section on the left, choose the link "Residence Life Housing." For further instructions, visit Choosing Your Room.

    Commuter Meal Plans

    Commuter Meal Plan students may change meal plans once per semester at the beginning of the semester. You can change your meal plan by contacting the Dining Office at (269) 387-4844  during the following dates:

    Fall: August 8 – Sept. 30, 2022 at 5 p.m.

  • Commuter Meal Plan Expectations
    1. Commuter Meal Plans may be used for the cardholder only. Your commuter meal plan balance cannot be shared with others.
    2. Meal plans are purchased for the semester or session – unused meals will not roll over to another semester or session.
    3. Students may purchase more than one commuter meal plan each semester. Please call WMU Dining Services at (269) 387-4844 for this request.
    4. Guests may accompany a meal plan holder to a dining location by using Dining Dollars, Guest Passes, cash or credit to purchase a meal at the door.
    5. Dining Centers provide dine-in options, please do not remove food from the dining centers to eat later. Grab'n Go locations may be used to get food to go.
    6. Meal plans may be charged to your WMU student account or purchased online with a valid credit card but may not be split between the two payment options. Please review your payment options carefully to avoid service fees.

Meal Plan Contract Dates

  • 2021-22

    Fall: Sunday, Aug. 29 through Friday, Dec. 17, 2021
    Spring: Monday, Jan. 10 through Friday, April 29, 2022

    Summer I: Monday, May 9 through Wednesday, June 29, 2022
    Summer II: Thursday, June 30 through Friday, Aug. 19, 2022

  • 2022-23

    Fall: Sunday, Aug. 28 through Friday, Dec. 16, 2022
    Spring: Monday, Jan. 9 through Friday, April 28, 2023

    Summer I: Monday, May 8 through Wednesday, June 28, 2023
    Summer II: Thursday, June 29 through Friday, Aug. 18, 2023

Using your meal plan

  • Your meal plan is automatically loaded onto your WMU Bronco Card.
  • Redeem your meals by swiping your Bronco Card at the entrance of a Dining Center or Grab'n Go location.
  • Bronco 14 Meal Plans and Commuter Block Meal Plans are declining balance plans; one meal will be deducted from your card each time you enter a dining location. You may inquire about the number of meals remaining on your meal plan when you enter the dining area.
  • Your meal plan balance may not be shared with others unless you use your Guest Passes or Dining Dollars.
  • Your Bronco Card should remain in your possession at all times. Misuse of your card may result in fines and/or disciplinary action.
  • If your card is lost or stolen, please report it immediately to the Dining Services office (Room 161, Bernhard Center; (269) 387-4844). New cards may be purchased at the Bronco Card office.

Other payment options

Students, faculty/staff and guests may also pay the door rate to enter a Dining Center using Dining Dollars, cash or credit card.