Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all. Our meal plans were designed with you in mind. If you are looking to enjoy a meal with friends or just a snack on the go – we’ve got a plan to fit every appetite.

We’ve kept what’s most important to you in mind, building in the convenience, flexibility, quality, value and healthy options you deserve. Explore our meal plan options to learn more about what would be the best fit for you.

FAQ's

  • Will my meal plan auto renew for next semester?
    Each fall, all students are enrolled in the Carte Blanche Plan. Returning students only, have the option to change plans during the months of May and June when online enrollment is open or during the first two weeks of the fall semester. 
    Each spring, all students are automatically enrolled in the same plan they held last fall. All students will have the option to change plans during the first two weeks of the spring semester.
  • Will unused meals or Lyons Bucks roll over? 
    Unused meals expire at the end of the semester.  Unused Lyons Bucks roll over from fall to spring and expires at the end of the spring semester.
Don’t worry - simplicity and convenience are all within reach. Once you have a meal plan, your student ID works like a debit card. Just swipe your card and the meals and points are deducted from your meal plan account.

Our Meal Plans

Resident Students

As a residential college, Wheaton requires all students living on campus to enroll in one of the meal plan options available through the College's Dining Services.  First Year students will be enrolled in the Carte Blanche plan.  Returning students may choose to enroll in any of the meal plan options below:

Meal Plan Options:

Carte Blanche Unlimited (all you care to eat) meals at Chase Dining or Lyons Swipe meals at Emerson, Hood and Davis Spencer Café with $50 Lyons Bucks for snacks and 10 guest meals per semester.

225 Block Plan, 225 (all you care to eat) meals at Chase Dining or Lyons Swipe meals at Emerson, Hood and Davis Spencer Café with $350 Lyons Bucks and 10 guest meals per semester.

This equates to approximately (2) all-you-care-to-eat meals per day and Lyons Bucks for additional meals and snacks.

150 Block Plan, 150 (all you care to eat) meals at Chase Dining or Lyons Swipe meals at Emerson, Hood and Davis Spencer Café with $525 Lyons Bucks and 10 guest meals per semester

This equates to approximately (1-2) all-you-care-to-eat meals per day and Lyons Bucks for additional meals and snacks.

Please note: the cost for each meal plan is the same.


Returning Students:

Returning students are automatically enrolled in the Carte Blanche plan but have an option to change plans during the first two weeks of the semester.

Which plan is right for me? 

Those who wish to choose one of the block plans may do so in one of the following ways:

1. Online Enrollment (for the next academic year). The online enrollment site will be open each spring. Students will be notified when the selection process begins.  Sign in to inside Wheaton and you will find a link for Meal Plan Selection under the Student and Financial Records tab. The online enrollment site will close on June 30, after that date changes can be made in the following ways:

2. Email the Dining Office, nighelli_karen@wheatoncollege.edu, during the first two weeks of the fall or spring semester: 8/28/18 - 9/11/18 and 1/23/19 - 2/6/19.

Please include your W#, class year and the plan you would like to enroll in.

3. Completing a MEAL PLAN CHANGE FORM in the Dining Services Office during the first two weeks of the fall or spring semester: 8/28/18 - 9/11/18 and 1/23/19 - 2/6/19.

Please download our Meal Plan Change Form. 

All meal plans selected for the fall semester automatically become your spring choice unless you request a change during the first two weeks of the spring semester as noted above.  Changes to meal plans will not be made after these dates.


For more information about the Colleges Meal Plan Policy please visit: http://wheatoncollege.edu/business-services/meal-plan/

Meal Plan Brochures

First Year Students
Returning Students

Commuter Students
We are delighted to offer our Commuter Meal Plans.  These value added plans are intended to provide convenient solutions to dining on campus.  The Wheaton College community encourages commuters to enjoy our dining options as they not only provide great meals throughout the day, but our dining locations are the ideal atmosphere for connecting with friends and joining the Wheaton College experience unique to our campus.
 
We have several plans to meet your lifestyle.
Plans contain:
Block Meals  - These are meal swipes accepted at the newly renovated Chase Dining Hall where patrons enjoy all-you-care-to-eat offerings from several diverse action stations. Selections change daily, offerings are fully customizable, vegetarian selections abound and our Allergen Free Zone ensures each student will enjoy a hearty meal.  Block Meals also allow for Lyons Swipe meals which are available at retail locations.
Lyons Bucks  - These are declining balance dollars that may be used at any of our retail cafes including, The Hood Eco Café, Davis Spencer Café and Emerson Dining. 
Block Meal expire at the end of each semester, Lyons Bucks expire at the end of the school year.
Meal Plans may be purchased on-line or in the Dining Office in Emerson Hall.
Faculty and Staff

We offer Block Meals and Lyons Bucks for Faculty and Staff.  

Plans contain:

Block Meals  - These are meal swipes accepted at the newly renovated Chase Dining Hall where patrons enjoy all-you-care-to-eat offerings from several diverse action stations. Selections change daily, offerings are fully customizable, vegetarian selections abound and our Allergen Free Zone ensures each student will enjoy a hearty meal.  Block Meals also allow for Lyons Swipe meals which are available at retail locations.

Lyons Bucks  - These are declining balance dollars that may be used at any of our retail cafes including, The Hood Eco Café, Davis Spencer Café and Emerson Dining.  


Lyons Bucks
Your card works as a debit card for Lyons Bucks and can be used at any of the dining locations on campus. Lyon Bucks add variety and flexibility to your meal plan. Additional Lyon Bucks can be added to your dining card at any time. All you need to do is speak to a representative at the greeter station to purchase any amount needed. 

Office Manager
Karen Nighelli

(508) 286-5456

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