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Carolina Food Co.

Meal Plans

Find your fit and become a regular. 

Find a Plan

Meal plans are flexible and convenient.



Meal Period Time Retail Meal Allowance
Breakfast (6 a.m. - 10:29 a.m.)  $6.19
Lunch (10:30 a.m. - 3:59 p.m.)  $7.29
Dinner (4 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.)  $7.49
Late Night (12:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.)  $7.49


Frequently Asked Questions

Meal swipes are only used on the Meal Swipe options in convenience locations. Take a look at the options.
Yes, first-year students are required to have a meal plan. Your are assigned the Garnet 14 with 25 Meal Plan Dollars to start with, but you are able to upgrade to any of our weekly plans.
No, your meal plan does not rollover to the next semester. You will need to sign up for your meal plan each semester.
Meal Plan Dollars are loaded on your Carolina Card along with the meal plan that you selected. Those dollars can be used for snacks and small items that you would not want to use a whole swipe for.

All funds and plans purchased for use at the University of South Carolina are for the personal use of the owner of the account or plan only and are non-transferable. Meals may not be bought or sold, and meal plan holders must accompany guests when using guest meals. The Carolina Food Co. funds and plans cannot be used as a gift card or gift certificate. Except as otherwise expressly stated in these terms, all Carolina Food Co. funds and plan are non-refundable and will expire at the conclusion of the semester.

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