Dining Plans

Campus dining is an essential component of the out of classroom experience. The Tulane dining plan is your ticket to the all-you-care-to-eat Dining Room at the Commons, the Lavin-Bernick Center Food Court, and even our four campus food trucks!

All first-year and second-year students, whether they live on-campus or off-campus, are required to enroll in a dining plan. There are no exceptions to the mandatory dining plan requirement. Upperclassmen and graduate students are encouraged to find a plan that works for their needs.

Click the links below to learn more about your options and how to select a plan. The last day to enroll in or change your dining plan is Friday, September 3, 2021.

Click here when you are ready to select or change your meal plan.

Questions? Click here to contact us

All first-year students are required to enroll in a meal plan. First-year students who live in university residence halls (including Aron Residence) have the option of Unlimited, TU 15, or the Kosher dining plan. Students living off-campus should click the Commuter link below to view their options.

 

Each meal plan offers a set number of:

  • Meal swipes per semester or week to use at the Dining Room at the Commons, the Green Wave Grille, Roulez Food Truck, and Provisions To Go
  •         Wavebuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent on campus
  •         NOLAbuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent at select off-campus locations
  •         Extra Meals,which can be used at any time during the semester if you run out of meal swipes or wish to treat a guest
  •         Quick Picks,which can be used to purchase predetermined meal combos at select locations in the LBC Food Court

 

Students may add more Wavebuck$ or NOLAbuck$ in set increments at the time of registration or throughout the semester.

 

Unlimited: $3,585/semester(base price)

  •       Meals: Unlimited/semester 
  •         Wavebuck$: $250 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

TU 15: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 15/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: 10/semester 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Kosher:$4,855/semester

·      Kosher Meals: 10/week at Rimon at Tulane Hillel 

  •         Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: optional+
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Key:

* Wavebuck$ can be added in increments of $100 up to $1000. Each additional $100 in Wavebuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $100. 

+ NOLAbuck$ can be added in increments of $25 up to $500. Each additional $25 in NOLAbuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $25. 

^ Students not required to purchase NOLAbuck$. Please contact Campus Services office for more details.

Student is not required to add extra meals, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

◊ Student is not required to add Quick Picks, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

 

NOTE: Dining plan purchases may be subject to taxes.

 

To sign up for your dining plan, click here.

All second-year students are required to enroll in a meal plan. First-year students who live in university residence halls (including Aron Residence) have the option of Unlimited, TU 15, TU 10, TU 7, or the Kosher dining plan. Students living off-campus should click the Commuter link below to view their options.

 

Each meal plan offers a set number of:

  • Meal swipes per semester or week to use at the Dining Room at the Commons, the Green Wave Grille, Roulez Food Truck, and Provisions To Go
  •         Wavebuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent on campus
  •         NOLAbuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent at select off-campus locations
  •         Extra Meals,which can be used at any time during the semester if you run out of meal swipes or wish to treat a guest
  •         Quick Picks,which can be used to purchase predetermined meal combos at select locations in the LBC Food Court 

Students may add more Wavebuck$ or NOLAbuck$ in set increments at the time of registration or throughout the semester.

 

Unlimited:$3,585/semester (base price)

  •         Meals: Unlimited/semester 
  •         Wavebuck$: $250 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 

·      Quick Picks: optional◊

 

TU 15: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 15/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: 10/semester 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

TU 10: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 10/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: $625 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

TU 7: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 7/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: $1,000 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

Kosher:$4,855/semester (base price)

·      Kosher Meals: 10/week at Rimon at Tulane Hillel 

  •         Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: optional+
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊ 

Key:

* Wavebuck$ can be added in increments of $100 up to $1000. Each additional $100 in Wavebuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $100. 

+ NOLAbuck$ can be added in increments of $25 up to $500. Each additional $25 in NOLAbuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $25. 

^ Students not required to purchase NOLAbuck$. Please contact Campus Services office for more details.

Student is not required to add extra meals, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

◊ Student is not required to add Quick Picks, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

 

NOTE: Dining plan purchases may be subject to taxes.

 

To sign up for your dining plan, click here.

Third-year and fourth-year students in the Class of 2023 and 2022 cohorts are not required to purchase a dining plan.[SK1] Upperclassmen students living on-campus have the option of Unlimited, TU 15, TU 10, TU 7, TU 8, Choice 50, or the Kosher dining plan. Students living off-campus should click the Commuter link below to view their options.

 

Each meal plan offers a set number of:

  • Meal swipes per semester or week to use at the Dining Room at the Commons, the Green Wave Grille, Roulez Food Truck, and Provisions To Go
  •        Wavebuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent on campus
  •         NOLAbuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent at select off-campus locations
  •         Extra Meals,which can be used at any time during the semester if you run out of meal swipes or wish to treat a guest
  •         Quick Picks,which can be used to purchase predetermined meal combos at select locations in the LBC Food Court

 

Students may add more Wavebuck$ or NOLAbuck$ in set increments at the time of registration or throughout the semester.

 

Unlimited:$3,585/semester (base price)

·      Meals: Unlimited/semester 

  •        Wavebuck$: $250 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •          Quick Picks: optional◊ 

TU 15:$3,585/semester (base price)

·      Meals: 15/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: 10/semester 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

TU 10: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 10/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: $625 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

TU 7: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 7/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: $1,000 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

TU 8: $1,345/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 8/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: optional* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: optional+ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •          Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Choice 50: $765/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 50/semester 

  •          Wavebuck$: optional* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: optional+ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Kosher:$4,855/semester (base price)

·      Kosher Meals: 10/week at Rimon at Tulane Hillel 

  •          Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: optional+
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Key:

* Wavebuck$ can be added in increments of $100 up to $1000. Each additional $100 in Wavebuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $100. 

+ NOLAbuck$ can be added in increments of $25 up to $500. Each additional $25 in NOLAbuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $25. 

^ Students not required to purchase NOLAbuck$. Please contact Campus Services office for more details.

Student is not required to add extra meals, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

◊ Student is not required to add Quick Picks, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

 

NOTE: Dining plan purchases may be subject to taxes.

 

To sign up for your dining plan, click here.

First-year and second-year commuter students are required to purchase a dining plan. All commuter students have the option of Unlimited, TU 15, TU 10, TU 7, TU 8, Choice 50, Kosher, or the Commuter dining plan.

 

Each meal plan offers a set number of:

  • Meal swipes per semester or week to use at the Dining Room at the Commons, the Green Wave Grille, Roulez Food Truck, and Provisions To Go
  •         Wavebuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent on campus
  •          NOLAbuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent at select off-campus locations
  •          Extra Meals,which can be used at any time during the semester if you run out of meal swipes or wish to treat a guest
  •          Quick Picks,which can be used to purchase predetermined meal combos at select locations in the LBC Food Court

 

Students may add more Wavebuck$ or NOLAbuck$ in set increment at the time of registration or throughout the semester.

 

Unlimited:$3,585/semester (base price)

·      Meals: Unlimited/semester 

  •          Wavebuck$: $250 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

TU 15:$3,585/semester (base price)

·      Meals: 15/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: 10/semester 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

TU 10: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 10/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: $625 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •          Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

TU 7: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 7/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: $1,000 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

TU 8: $1,345/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 8/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: optional* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: optional+ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Choice 50: $765/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 50/semester 

  •         Wavebuck$: optional* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: optional+ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •          Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Kosher:$4,855/semester (base price)

·      Kosher Meals: 10/week at Rimon at Tulane Hillel 

  •          Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: optional+
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Commuter: $755/semester(base price)

  •         Wavebuck$: $600* 
  •          NOLAbuck$: $25+ 
  •          Extra Meals: optional 
  •          Quick Picks: optional◊

 

 

Key:

* Wave buck$ can be added in increments of $100 up to $1000. Each additional $100 in Wavebuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $100. 

+ NOLAbuck$ can be added in increments of $25 up to $500. Each additional $25 in NOLAbuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $25. 

^ Students not required to purchase NOLAbuck$. Please contact Campus Services office for more details.

Student is not required to add extra meals, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

◊ Student is not required to add Quick Picks, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

 

NOTE: Dining plan purchases may be subject to taxes.

 

To sign up for your dining plan, click here.

Graduate Students are eligible for Graduate 1, Graduate 2, Unlimited, TU 15, TU 10, TU 7, TU 8, Choice 50, Kosher, or the Commuter dining plan.

 

Each meal plan offers a set number of:

  • Meal swipes per semester or week to use at the Dining Room at the Commons, the Green Wave Grille, Roulez Food Truck, and Provisions To Go
  •         Wavebuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent on campus
  •         NOLAbuck$,which are retail dollars that can be spent at select off-campus locations
  •          Extra Meals,which can be used at any time during the semester if you run out of meal swipes or wish to treat a guest
  •        Quick Picks,which can be used to purchase predetermined meal combos at select locations in the LBC Food Court

 

Students may add more Wavebuck$ or NOLAbuck$ in set increment at the time of registration or throughout the semester.

 

Graduate 1: $655/semester(base price)

  •          Wavebuck$: $600 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: optional+
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Graduate 2: $255/semester(base price)

  •          Wavebuck$: $200 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: optional+ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Unlimited:$3,585/semester (base price)

·      Meals: Unlimited/semester 

  •          Wavebuck$: $250 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: optional◊

 

TU 15:$3,585/semester (base price)

·      Meals: 15/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $25 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: 10/semester 
  •        Quick Picks: optional◊

 

TU 10: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 10/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: $625 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

TU 7: $3,585/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 7/week 

  •          Wavebuck$: $1,000 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $50 or more+^ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: 10/semester

 

TU 8: $1,345/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 8/week 

  •         Wavebuck$: optional* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: optional+ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •         Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Choice 50: $765/semester(base price)

·      Meals: 50/semester 

  •          Wavebuck$: optional* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: optional+ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Kosher:$4,855/semester (base price)

·      Kosher Meals: 10/week at Rimon at Tulane Hillel 

  •          Wavebuck$: $400 or more* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: optional+
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: optional◊

 

Commuter: $755/semester(base price)

  •          Wavebuck$: $600* 
  •         NOLAbuck$: $25+ 
  •         Extra Meals: optional 
  •        Quick Picks: optional◊

 

 

Key:

* Wave buck$ can be added in increments of $100 up to $1000. Each additional $100 in Wavebuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $100. 

+ NOLAbuck$ can be added in increments of $25 up to $500. Each additional $25 in NOLAbuck$ increases the base price of the plan by $25. 

^ Students not required to purchase NOLAbuck$. Please contact Campus Services office for more details.

Student is not required to add extra meals, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

◊ Student is not required to add Quick Picks, but minimum purchase is $100 for 10 meals. 

 

NOTE: Dining plan purchases may be subject to taxes.

 

To sign up for your dining plan, click here.

 

 

PLAN BEGINS

PLAN ENDS

LIMITED MEAL SWIPE OPTIONS*

Fall Semester

Sunday, August 15

Sunday, December 18

August 15-22; October 7-10; November 20-28; December 18

Spring Semester

Sunday, January 9

Thursday, May 12

January 9-17; February 28-March 1; March 26-April 3; May 12

The dining plan charge appears on the student’s Accounts Receivable statement in July for fall 2021 and December for spring 2022 semesters, unless we are notified otherwise. Payments may be made at the Bursar’s Office or mailed to: Tulane University, Bursar’s Office #1685, 7029 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70118-5549. Information on student accounts may be obtained from Accounts Receivable (acctrec@tulane.edu, 504-865-5368 or 1-800-798-7633). Please do not mail payments to Dining Services. Dining plan charges and/or refunds are made to the student’s Accounts Receivable account.


 

  ANY CHANGES IN DAYS OR HOURS OF OPERATION WILL BE UPDATED ON DININGSERVICES.TULANE.EDU.

 
NOTES:
  • CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS: Changes and cancellations must be made by 5pm on the following dates:
    • FALL SEMESTER: Friday, September 3, 2021
    • SPRING SEMESTER: Friday, January 28, 2022
  • Requests for changes may be made online during the appropriate time frame. Change requests include a daily prorated adjustment that is charged to the student’s Accounts Receivable plus a $25 administrative fee each time a change is made to the dining plan.
  • Cancellations must be made in person at the Campus Services office in the Lavin-Bernick Center for Student Life, Suite 107. Cancellations of a dining plan by the deadline will be charged on a prorated daily basis for meals through the date of cancellation regardless of whether any meal swipes are used. Wavebuck$ and NOLAbuck$ from the current and previous semesters will be forfeited at the time of cancellation. Cancellations will include a $75 administrative fee.
  • There is no refund of dining fees for a student who withdraws from the university as a result of suspension or dismissal.
  • Failure to participate in the dining plan does not automatically release a student from his/her dining contract
  • There are no full refunds of dining fees except when a student withdraws before the first day of the dining plan.

The dining plan contract provides meals for fall and spring semesters. The operational dates vary according to individual locations and the academic calendar. Meals are not provided during some holidays and break periods, but students are able to use their Wavebuck$ and NOLAbuck$ during those times at any open location. All dining plans are annual contracts, billable by semester. Dining plans purchased in the fall semester will automatically be renewed for the spring semester for all students unless changed or canceled by the student.