Food Services

Meal Plans for 2016-2017

The university meal plans are listed below. These meal (block) plans give the student the ultimate in flexibility and control.

45 Blocks with $130 Panther Bucks*
90 Blocks with $200 Panther Bucks
120 Blocks with $270 Panther Bucks
150 Blocks with $340 Panther Bucks
180 Blocks with $340 Panther Bucks

*Note: This meal plan is not an option for students in residence halls, unless residing in the Smith Suites upperclassmen community.
(There are approximately 16 weeks per semester.)

Block Plans

The block plans are based on meals per semester instead of meals per week. Your meal plan blocks can be used at the Commons only. You can swipe your card for family and friends, too. Your unused Meal Plan Blocks do not roll over from the fall semester to the spring semester.

Panther Bucks and Debit Dollars

Panther Bucks are monies that can be used for purchases in the CX and the Commons. Your unused Panther Bucks roll over from the fall semester to the spring semester only.

Debit Dollars are additional monies that may be purchased in addition to the meal plan. Debit Dollars may be used in Carbon Copy, the CX and the Commons. Unused Debit Dollars roll from the fall semester to the spring semester and may be refunded at the end of the academic year. All Debit Dollars purchased are tax exempt. Debit Dollar deposits can be made at or at Student Financial Services in Burnham Hall.

Campus Exchange

The CX (Campus eXchange) is located in Springfield Hall and is a perfect place for students to meet to work on projects, study or just to relax.

The CX offers menu items ranging from grill items that are cooked to order, to the “Grab n’ Go” menu items which include pre-packaged entrée salads and sandwiches.

Students can also enjoy a variety of Starbucks freshly brewed beverages.

Hours for the CX can be found online at

FSC Commons

The Commons Dining Hall features a robust menu of fast-food items, made-to-order deli, main plate comfort foods, global tastes ethnic food bars, vegan entrées, wellness entrées, as well as an extensive salad bar and a dessert station.

The Commons also features weekly seasonal special events and provides “to go” services as needed. Arrangements can be made for individual consultations concerning any dietary need, such as sports nutrition, weight control, food allergies or medically prescribed diets.