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Dining Plans


2022-2023 Plans Now Available!

Are you or your student living in Downs, GSP or Corbin? Select one of the Flex Plan options from below!

Off Campus Student Plans

Cost: $440 initially

  • Eligible everywhere on campus plus off campus through GrubHub
  • Reduced pricing at Residential Dining Centers
  • Never expires; Remains active as long as you have an active KU Card (Lawrence Campus)
  • Dining dollars rollover from semester to semester

Declining Balance Plans

  • Cost: $3,708 annually
  • If you are a student who eats some meals on campus, the Blue Flex may be the plan for you - recommended for GSP,Corbin and Downs residents.
  • Eligible at every dining location on campus plus off campus GrubHub
  • Reduced pricing at residential halls ($7.00 for breakfast, $10.00 for lunch and dinner - ToGo meals assessed and extra $1.00)

How do they work?

Dining Dollars: A dollar-for-dollar exchange on every purchase, Dining Dollars are used for all purchases from meals at dining centers and food courts, when you need a Starbucks coffee between classes, or some grocery and room essentials from our on-campus stores. Dining Dollars roll over from fall to spring to an active KU card.

They also work at residential dining centers – with dining dollars pay a discounted flat rate for all-you-care-to-eat. Dining dollars can be added to any plan if you run short!

Please note that the dining dollars that are part of the Blue Flex plan are academic year only and any unused dollars expire at the end of the year and are forfeited. Make sure you plan accordingly to use your dollars and not lose them.

GrubHub: $500 is loaded each semester *subtracted from your initial dining plan dollars* onto an eligible student GrubHub account. These Dining Dollars are applicable toward off campus GrubHub purchases and all on campus purchases

  • Cost: $4,120 annually
  • If you are a student who eats most meals on campus, the Crimson Flex may be the plan for you - recommended for GSP,Corbin and Downs residents.
  • Eligible at every dining location on campus plus off campus with GrubHub
  • Reduced pricing at Mrs. E's ($7.00 for breakfast, $10.00 for lunch and dinner - ToGo meals assessed and extra $1.00)

How do they work?

Dining Dollars: A dollar-for-dollar exchange on every purchase, Dining Dollars are used for all purchases from meals at dining centers and food courts, when you need a Starbucks coffee between classes, or some grocery and room essentials from our on-campus stores. Dining Dollars roll over from fall to spring to an active KU card.

They also work at residential dining centers – with dining dollars pay a discounted flat rate for all-you-care-to-eat. Dining dollars can be added to any plan if you run short!

Please note that the dining dollars that are part of the Crimson Flex plan are academic year only and any unused dollars expire at the end of the year and are forfeited. Make sure you plan accordingly to use your dollars and not lose them.

GrubHub: $500 is loaded each semester *subtracted from your initial dining plan dollars* onto an eligible student GrubHub account. These Dining Dollars are applicable toward off campus GrubHub purchases and all on campus purchases

Mrs. E's Access Plans

  • Cost: $3,914 annually
  • Unlimited access to Mrs. E's on Daisy Hill dine in all-you-care-to-eat or to-go meals
  • Never worry about budgeting your dining plan
  • This is NOT a DECLINING balance plan
  • Does NOT include retail dining locations

Want to add the Declining Balance - 440 Plan? Turn your Plan into the Rock Chalk All-Access Plan!

  • Cost: $4,354 annually
  • Unlimited access to Mrs. E's an all you care to eat residential dining center with the flexibility of visiting all retail locations on campus using your $440 plan
  • $440 declining eligible everywhere on campus plus off campus through GrubHub
  • This plan is the Jayhawk Residential plan plus a 440 plan to be used at any campus dining retail space
  • When the $440 reaches a $0 balance, you must add money to eat in retail locations 

How to sign up

Ready to sign up for your dining plan? Follow the instructions bellow!

  • Visit the myKU login page.
  • Log in with your KU online ID and password.
  • Select "Services."
  • Log in to housing.
  • Select the a plan from the choices above

Don't forget to download your GrubHub app for all your campus dining needs!

What are Dining Dollars?

Dining Dollars: A dollar-for-dollar exchange on every purchase, Dining Dollars are used for all purchases from meals at dining centers and food courts, when you need a Starbucks coffee between classes, or some grocery and room essentials from our on-campus stores. Dining Dollars roll over from fall to spring to an active KU card.

They also work at Mrs E’s – our all-you-care-to-eat location on campus. Dining dollars can be added to any plan if you run short!

Please note that the dining dollars that are part of the Crimson Flex and Blue Flex plans are academic year only and any unused dollars expire at the end of the year and are forfeited. Make sure you plan accordingly to use your dollars and not lose them.

GrubHub: $500 is loaded each semester *subtracted from your initial dining plan dollars* onto an eligible student GrubHub account. These Dining Dollars are applicable toward off campus GrubHub purchases and all on campus purchases


KU Dining Locations
The University of Kansas
Lawrence , Kansas 66045

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