Meal Plans and Prices

For Students

Traditional Meal Plan 

This plan gives on-campus undergraduates access to every meal served in 今日吃瓜 Dining Halls, and the Haverford Dining Center.

Swarthmore Dining Meal Passes - Access to Swarthmore Dining is included, to order paper passes click below:
 

Unlimited Take Out - Traditional Meal Plan holders enjoy unlimited take-out meals during the semester.
Constant Pass - Students may enter their selected dining location for their meal unlimited times per meal period. 
Guest Meal Plan - Each student received 6 guest meals per semester with their Traditional Meal Plan.

Can't make it to a meal and takeout won't work?

Traditional Meal Plan Holders will have access to meals during the semester only. Meal Plans during academic breaks are awarded if housing is approved; please note that meals served during breaks may be limited.

Non-residential undergraduate students may access the Dining Halls by purchasing a Block Meal Plan or by using Campus Cash placed on their OneCard Account. Please scroll down for details on these programs.

Sick Meals

For students who are unwell and prefer to take meals outside of our dining facilities, you can arrange for a pick-up meal here:

Take-out Service 

For your safety and convenience, we offer takeout service. Available at Erdman and New Dorm Dining Halls during regular operating hours Monday through Sunday.

Campus Cash

Campus Cash is a prepaid declining balance account accessed with your OneCard that works like a debit card. Users can deposit funds into their Campus Cash Account online or at Campus OneCard offices. Purchases are deducted from accounts and transactions are recorded in the OneCard database. Account balances can be checked at any cash register on campus and transaction records can be checked at Dining Services administration offices on both campuses or by using the online website.

Campus Cash can be used all of these Dining Facilities:

  • New Dorm Dining Hall
  • Erdman Dining Hall
  • UnCommon Grounds Cafe
  • Wyndham 
  • Haverford Dining Center
  • The Coop (Haverford)

For Faculty/Staff, Off-campus Students, and Guests
 

Block Meal Plans 

Block Meal Plans are available to non-residential students, they offer flexibility with unrestricted access, and do not expire.

Block Meal Plans can be purchased by creating a OneCard account on the  website or in person by visiting the Dining Services offices in the Cartref building (229 North Merion Avenue).

 BLOCK MEAL Plan Form (PDF)

Faculty/Staff Meal Plans 

Faculty/Staff Meal Plans are available for lunch only or for any meal offering savings over the standard cash/door rates.

Faculty/Staff Meal Plans can be purchased by creating a OneCard account on the  website or in person by visiting the Dining Services offices in the Cartref building (229 North Merion Avenue).

Faculty/Staff Meal Plans (PDF)

Guests      

Guests are invited to dine with us at any time. All students enrolled in the Traditional 20 full board plan have six free guest passes per semester encoded on your campus OneCard.

Door Rates - Fall 2024

Individual meals can be obtained at any time by paying cash at the door of the dining hall or by using Campus Cash.

  Cash Campus Cash
Continental Breakfast $7.00 $7.00
Breakfast $9.00 $8.75
Lunch/Brunch $12.00 $11.00
Dinner $15.00 $14.00

Bulk Meal Orders

College departments may order bulk meals for groups of students who will be off-campus here: