What is a Meal Plan?

Meal Plan unlocks delicious meals, coffee, snacks, and more, at 11 locations across campus. Your Meal Plan includes Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars, conveniently loaded onto your Tribe Card. No need to carry additional cards or cash!


Meal Swipes

Meal Swipes give you access to any of our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, including The Commons and Sadler Food Hall. 


Dining Dollars

Dining Dollars may be used at any William & Mary Dining location. Visit our locations page for location information, including dining hall menus and hours of operation.

Meal Plan Benefits

With your meal plan, you receive many benefits and perks, including:

  • Quality food made fresh by our culinary team, with a variety of menu options personalized the way you like
  • Healthy choices available all across campus 
  • You may use your Dining dollars at Dominos and Bakeshop off campus
  • Special events with themed meals and exclusive offers for meal plan members
  • Casual atmosphere with wifi, TVs, music and lounge-style seating—perfect for studying or hanging out with friends.
  • Dedicated True Balance Allergen Friendly station at Food Hall @ Sadler and the Commons.
  • To-go meals: simply request a to-go box when you swipe in at any of our dining halls.

Managing Your Plan

There are three ways you can check your Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars balance:

Key Dates

Key Dates
  • June 22nd- First day to sign up for a meal plan

  •  August 25th- Meal Plan & Dining Dollars are active

  • September 11th- Last day to change your meal plan

  • December 20th- Last day to use your meal plan in the fall