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Commuter/Upperclassman Plans

Students who live off campus, are upperclassmen residents, are international or graduate students, or living in the Greek Village or university apartment communities have several meal plan options.

Fall 2020 Meal Plans 

Meal plan sign ups for fall 2020 will begin in mid-July . Select your meal plan by visiting the Self Service Carolina portal at my.sc.edu.

Meal Plan pricing shown below is subject to change based on the Board of Trustee approval in mid-July. 

Meal Plan Platinum ($325 MPD)

Gold ($190 MPD) Silver ($25 MPD) No MPD
Gamecock 21 $2,327 $2,221 $2,047 N/A
Cocky 16 $2,232 $2,115 $1,941 N/A
Garnet 14 $2,087 $1,958 $1,790 N/A
Carolina 10 N/A $1,754 N/A N/A



Declining Balance Plans

Plan Level Price/Semester
Platinum ($1,762 Meal Plan Dollars) $1,762
Gold ($1,454 Meal Plan Dollars) $1,454
Silver ($923 Meal Plan Dollars) $923
Greek ($381 Meal Plan Dollars) $381

Meal Plan pricing shown above is subject to change based on the Board of Trustee approval in mid-July.

Declining balance plans provide the most flexibility when dining on campus. These plans come with guest meals that can be used at any of our on-campus dining locations. Each guest meal can be redeemed for one meal. All purchases with declining balance plans are tax free.

  • The Declining Balance Platinum meal plan comes with tax-free meal plan dollars (MPD) to be used at all campus dining locations. This plan also comes with 15 guest meals to be used in all locations. MPD expire at the end of the semester.
  • The Declining Balance Gold meal plan comes with tax-free MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. This plan also comes with 10 guest meals to be used in all locations. MPD expire at the end of the semester. 
  • The Declining Balance Silver meal plan comes with tax-free MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. This plan also comes with five guest meals to be used in all locations. MPD expire at the end of the semester.
  • The Declining Balance Greek meal plan comes with tax-free MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. MPD expire at the end of the semester. This plan is only available to students who are part of a university fraternity or sorority, and is available to supplement a fraternity or sorority house meal plan. 

*Meal plans expire at the conclusion of each semester.  Any unused funds are forfeited and do not carry over to the next semester.

Meal Plans


Spur 5 Plan

Spur 5 provides five meals to be used throughout the week at any of our dining locations. This plan is great for a commuting student who needs a few meals during the week or for a Greek Village student living in off-campus apartments who needs no-hassle meals on the weekend. The Spur 5 also comes with $100 MPD to be used at all campus dining locations. MPD expire at the end of the semester.
Price/Semester: $889


Block 50

The Block 50 plan provides 50 meal swipes to be used during the semester in our residential restaurants or retail locations and $375 Meal Plan Dollars for the semester to be used at any of our dining locations.

The Block 50 is also the minimum mandatory requirement for first year students, spring semester, who have enrolled in a Greek house meal plan.
Price/Semester: $850


Preston 4 Plan

The Preston 4 meal plan, only available to upperclassmen who reside at Preston College, is the minimum required meal plan for any Preston College upperclassman. The plan provides four meals to be used throughout the week at any of our dining locations. The Preston 4 meal plan does not include MPD.
Price/Semester: $824

 

Cash Equivalency for Meal Swipes in Retail 

Meal Period Time Retail Meal Allowance
Breakfast (6 a.m. - 10:29 a.m.)  $5.54
Lunch (10:30 a.m. - 3:59 p.m.)  $6.95
Dinner (4 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.) $7.46
Late Night (12:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.)  $7.46

*Cash Equivalency is only offered at retail locations

 

Visit my.sc.edu, select “Your Student Account” and choose your desired meal plan.


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