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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.

Unlimited Access 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 meal plans. Many students elect an unlimited meal plan after their first year. Purchase your meal plan online though the Online Bulldog Service Center.

Crimson, Gold, and Platinum meal plans allow students unlimited access to the all-you-care to eat dining courts, 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. There is no meal x-change with the 14 Traditional plan.

Purchase Meal Plan

Summer Meal Plan 2024-2025

Meal swipes can be used at the Quad Café and Grill Pit. Meals are reset each Sunday at 3AM.

Meal Plan Cost Cost Per Meal

Summer 10

$981.75 $7.55

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 the Rock Café, Quad Café, Grill Pit, Erbert & Gerbert’s, the Market, Ferris Outfitters, Brutus Bistro, Sports Complex Concessions, and Football Concessions. Any unused 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!

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 Ferris360 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. Dining Dollars can be used at all Ferris dining locations, Grubhub, and at the vending machines for food and beverages. 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 in addition to Katke Golf Course, shopUICA at KCAD, all merchandise at Ferris Outfitters, and FSU Print Anywhere printers.

Bulldog Bucks

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

  • The Quad
  • Ferris Outfitters
  • Grill Pit
  • Brutus Bistro
  • Sports Complex Concessions
  • Football Concessions
  • FSU Print Anywhere Printers
  • Erbert & Gerberts
  • Starbucks
  • 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. $250 in Bulldog Bucks is the maximum amount a student can charge to their student account.

Purchase Bulldog Bucks

Meal Exchange

Meal Exchange gives students who have a Platinum, Gold, or Crimson meal plan the option to use a meal swipe for a “meal to go” for lunch at the Quad Café, Grill Pit, Erbert & Gerbert’s, the Market, Brutus Bistro, Sports Complex Concessions, and Football Concessions.