CSUN Dining

Meal Plan Descriptions

 

Whether you are a student living on or off campus, or faculty and staff, CSUN Dining has a dining plan to fit your needs. 

Students Meal Plans:

  • Students Living On-Campus (without kitchen) – are required to purchase a Meal Plan and must select one of the top tier Meal Plans (10, 12, 14 or All-Access Meals)
  • Students Living On-Campus (with kitchen) – may elect to have a Meal Plan and eligible to purchase either any of the top tier Meal Plans (10, 12, 14 or All-Access Meals), or a lower tier plan such as 7 and 5 Meals; or the Matador 270 and 200
  • Students Living Off-Campus – wishing to have a Meal Plan are eligible to purchase any of the student Meal Plans including the Matador 25 Block Plan available to students living off-campus only

Staff / Faculty Dining Plan - Click here for details.    


How Meal Plan Works

Watch this quick 2 minute video to learn how your Meal Plan card works.

 

 

 


 Meal Plan Types 

 

All-Access (Unlimited) Meals + $500 Dining Dollars

All-Access (Unlimited) Meal 500 Dining Dollar Plan

  • New in Spring 2016
  • Enjoy UNLIMITED number of meals at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace.
  • No need to count the number of remaining meals per week, instead feel free to dine as many times as you wish daily at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace. 
  • Plus receive 500 Dining Dollars per year (250 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you are may purchase more from the Meal Plan Office or online.

14 Meals + $300 Dining Dollars

14 Meal 300 Dining Dollar Plan

  • 14 meals per week at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace to be used between Sunday and Saturday.
  • The 14 meal swipes do not roll over each week, cannot be accumulated or saved and cannot be used to feed guests.
  • If you use your 14 meal swipes before the week is over, you may use your Dining Dollars at Geronimo’s and receive the reduced rate of $8.50 per meal (Note: Without the Dining Dollars or Meal Card, meals at Geronimo’s will be retail price).
  • 300 Dining Dollars per year (150 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you are may purchase more from the Meal Plan Office or online.

12 Meals + $500 Dining Dollars

12 Meal 500 Dining Dollar Plan

  • 12 meals per week at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace to be used between Sunday and Saturday.
  • The 12 meal swipes do not roll over each week, cannot be accumulated or saved and cannot be used to feed guests.
  • If you use your 12 meal swipes before the week is over, you may use your Dining Dollars at Geronimo’s and receive the reduced rate of $8.50 per meal (Note: Without the Dining Dollars or Meal Card, meals at Geronimo’s will be retail price).
  • 500 Dining Dollars per year (250 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you are may purchase more from the Meal Plan Office or online.

10 Meals + $700 Dining Dollars

10 Meal  700 Dining Dollar Plan

  • 10 meals per week at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace to be used between Sunday and Saturday.
  • The 10 meal swipes do not roll over each week, cannot be accumulated or saved and cannot be used to feed guests.
  • If you use your 10 meal swipes before the week is over, you may use your Dining Dollars at Geronimo’s and receive the reduced rate of $8.50 per meal (Note: Without the Dining Dollars or Meal Card, meals at Geronimo’s will be retail price).
  • 700 Dining Dollars per year (350 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you are may purchase more from the Meal Plan Office or online.

7 Meals + $600 Dining Dollars

7 Meal 600 Dining Dollar Plan

  • 7 meals per week at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace to be used between Sunday and Saturday.
  • The 7 meal swipes do not roll over each week, cannot be accumulated or saved and cannot be used to feed guests.
  • If you use your 7 meal swipes before the week is over, you may use your Dining Dollars at Geronimo’s and receive the reduced rate of $8.50 per meal (Note: Without the Dining Dollars or Meal Card, meals at Geronimo’s will be retail price).
  • 600 Dining Dollars per year (300 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you are may purchase more from the Meal Plan Office or online.

5 Meals + $300 Dining Dollars

5 Meal 300 Dining Dollar Plan

  • This plan was designed to offer a more affordable plan for students who live in campus housing units with a kitchen and students who live off campus.
  • 5 meals per week at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace to be used between Sunday and Saturday.
  • The 5 meal swipes do not roll over each week, cannot be accumulated or saved and cannot be used to feed guests.
  • If you use your 5 meal swipes before the week is over, you may use your Dining Dollars at Geronimo’s and receive the reduced rate of $8.50 per meal (Note: Without the Dining Dollars or Meal Card, meals at Geronimo’s will be retail price).
  • 300 Dining Dollars per year (150 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you may purchase more from the Meal Plan Office or online.

Matador 270 + $600 Dining Dollars (coming Fall 2016)

Matador 270 + 600 Dining Dollar Plan

  • This block meal plan was designed to offer a more affordable plan for students who live in campus housing units with a kitchen and want more flexibility with their meals.
  • 270 meals for the entire academic year (135 meals per semester) at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace only.
  • Unlike the meal swipes on the 10, 12 and 14 plan; the meals swipes on the Matador block plans will roll over from week to week and can be accumulated or saved. Unused meal swipes at the end of Fall semester will rollover to the Spring semester.
  • Unlike the All-Access, 14, 12 and 10 plans; meal swipes for the block plans CAN BE USED for guests. However only 1 guest swipe can be used per meal period.
  • $600 Dining Dollars per year ($300 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price. Unused Dining Dollars at the end of the Fall semester will rollover to the Spring.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you may purchase more online through the CSUN Dining Account Center.
  • No guest passes/swipes are included in this plan

Matador 200 + $300 Dining Dollars (coming Fall 2016)

Matador 200 + 300 Dining Dollar Plan

  • This block meal plan was designed to offer a more affordable plan for students who live in campus housing units with a kitchen and want more flexibility with their meals.
  • 200 meals for the entire academic year (100 meals per semester) at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace only.
  • Unlike the meal swipes on the 10, 12 and 14 plan; the meals swipes on the Matador block plans will roll over from week to week and can be accumulated or saved. Unused meal swipes at the end of Fall semester will rollover to the Spring semester.
  • Unlike the All-Access, 14, 12 and 10 plans; meal swipes for the block plans CAN BE USED for guests. However only 1 guest swipe can be used per meal period.
  • $300 Dining Dollars per year ($150 per semester) to spend at all campus food units.
  • Dining Dollars have no daily limit, can be used anytime during operating hours and can be used to feed guests at retail price. Unused Dining Dollars at the end of the Fall semester will rollover to the Spring.
  • If you run out of Dining Dollars, you may purchase more online through the CSUN Dining Account Center.
  • No guest passes/swipes are included in this plan

Matador 25 - Off Campus Students Only

** Students living off-campus are eligible to select any of the previous 5 Meal Plans plus the following

Matador 25 Block Plan

  • This plan was designed to offer flexibility for students who live in off-campus allowing them to utilize their meals at any time throughout the academic year
  • A set amount of 25 meals can be consumed at Geronimo’s & Bamboo Terrace only
  • Meals are rollover week-to-week and expire at the end of the academic year
  • Meals swipes can be used to pay for guests’ meals
  • Dining Dollars and guest passes/swipes are not included with the plan
  • Additional meals can be purchased at increments of 25 for $200 or 10 for $80

To apply for the Matador 25 plan, click here for the application and it drop-off at the Meal Plan office, located on the 3rd floor of the Sierra Center.