FAQs

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions concerning dining on campus. If you don't find the answer to your question, please send an email to davis-darla@aramark.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Meal Plans

What Meal Plans do you offer?

We offer a variety of meal plans to meet your on campus dining needs. Check out our Meal Plan page for a full list of offerings.

What type of Meal Plan do you recommend?

We have a variety of meal plans to meet your needs! Depending on where you live and how much you are on campus our recommendations may vary. Be sure to use our filter and sort functions to help choose your plan. If you still need help choosing a plan, give us a call at or email us .

How can I purchase a Meal Plan?

You can purchase your meal plan by visiting or calling our dining office.

Are Meal Plans required?

All Residential (Dorm) students  are required to purchase a meal plan.
While a meal plan purchase is not required for commuter students, many commuters take advantage of the convenience and value a meal plan has to offer. 

What is Declining Balance?

Declining Balance dollars are accepted as payment at all on campus restaurants. They are loaded right on your Student ID card, so there is no need to carry around cash or another card! There is no minimum balance, over draft fees, or hassles!

How do I get more Cardinal Cash

Cardinal Cash can be purchased by calling or visiting our dining office.

What if I want to change my Meal Plan?

Meal Plan change requests must be submitted to the Meal Plan Office by . For questions, give us a call at 903-286-3014.

How do I get into the dining locations once I have purchased my Meal Plan?

Within 24 hours, your Student ID card will be activated with your meal plan. Present your card to the cashier in the dining hall, and you are all set!

Can I carry meals over to the next semester?

No, all meals expire at the end of the semester.

Can I treat a friend to a meal?

To keep discounts as high as possible, meals are reserved for the meal plan holder only. However, you can always treat a friend using Declining Balance dollars.

What do I do when my Declining Balance gets low?

You can reload your Declining Balance at any time! Declining Balance can be purchased by calling or visiting our dining office.

Where is the Meal Plan Office Located?

On the campus map we are located in building labeled 6&7.  We are located in the same building as the bookstore.

Account

Where can I find more info on nutrition?

For more on Nutritional Information and Healthy for Life initiatives, visit our Eat Well section.

Why do I have to create an account in order to check out?

For you, and us, to be able to best track orders, and to be able to contact you in case of a question regarding your order we ask that you create a CampusDish account.

How do I create an account?

Click the "Login" button, and then on the login page click the "create a new account" link.