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Students dining together

Meal Plans

Students dining together is an important part of the college experience by encouraging opportunities for social interactions and learning with others around the meal table.

Anytime Meal Plans

All residence hall residing, incoming freshmen who are not 19 years old before September 1 of the current academic year are able to select from the following unlimited access Anytime Meal Plans. Many students elect to purchase an all you care to eat meal plan after their first year. Purchase your meal plan online though the Online Bulldog Service Center.

Crimson, Gold, and Platinum anytime meal plans allow students an unlimited number of meals, seven days a week, throughout the semester.

The 14 Traditional meal plan provides 14 meal swipes each week throughout the semester. Use them all in one day or ration them out, for example, using two meals a day seven days a week. Meals are reset each Sunday just after midnight.

Purchase Meal Plan

Summer Meal Plan 2022-2023

For summer students, Ferris also offers a Traditional 10 which offers students 10 meals a week to spend whenever they want.

Meal Plan Cost Cost Per Meal

Traditional 10

$890 $6.85

Express Meals

Express Meals and Bulldog Bucks are designed to accommodate the needs of students living on or off campus. Express Meals can be used at Rock Café, Quad Café, Snack Shack, Erbert & Gerbert’s, Bulldog Bites Food Truck, Grill Pit, and the Market. Any unused express meals at the end of the academic year in spring will roll over to the following academic year. The more you purchase, the less you pay per meal.

Options 25 Meals 50 Meals 75 Meals 125 Meals
Total cost $222 $412 $567 $915
Per Meal cost $8.88 $8.24 $7.56 $7.32

Purchase Express Meals

Faculty and Staff Meal Plan

Ferris employees can follow these steps to view faculty/staff meal plan options and select to pay via payroll deduction or credit card:

  1. Log into with your MyFSU credentials.
  2. Click “Add/Change Meal Plan”.
  3. Once you have agreed to the terms and conditions, select “Faculty/Staff Meal Plan”.
  4. Click “Add” and then you may select the meal plan of your choice, complete the payroll deduction form if desired, and click continue to finalize your purchase.


Dining Dollars

Dining Dollars come with the Gold and Platinum Meal Plans and can be used at any Ferris dining location, including Grubhub and vending machines. Dining Dollars are good for the entire academic year and expire at the end of spring semester. When you run out, purchase Bulldog Bucks, which can be used at all the same locations as well as Ferris Outfitters, Katke Golf Course, and shopUICA at KCAD.

Bulldog Bucks

Add Bulldog Bucks for use at our dining and non-dining retail locations including:

  • The Quad
  • Ferris Outfitters, including the Snack Shack
  • Brutus Bistro
  • Erbert & Gerberts
  • Starbucks
  • Bulldog Bites Food Truck
  • The Rock
  • The Market, including Big Brutus Tacos
  • Katke Golf Shop
  • Founders Grille
  • shopUICA at KCAD
  • Grubhub
  • Vending

Bulldog Bucks roll over from year to year.

Purchase Bulldog Bucks

Meal Exchange

Meal Exchange gives students who have an anytime meal plan the option to use a meal swipe for a meal to go at the Snack Shack, Brutus Bistro, Erbert & Gerbert’s, Bulldog Bites Food Truck, the Grill Pit, or the Market.

Note: Dining Dollars are non-refundable. Express Meals and Bulldog Bucks are non-refundable unless a student is graduating or withdrawing from Ferris, or an employee is ending employment with Ferris.