Plan Options

Log into you.clarku.edu portal and use the "housing and dining self-service" to add or change a meal plan. Students can add meal plans anytime during the semester.

Meal Exception Process

Please note that exceptions are rare and and limited to speicific circumstances through an exception process. Students who have dietary or allergy concerns are encouraged to contact Dining Services prior to beginning the exception process for assistance on meeting their needs. Clark University prides itself in our ability to accomodate the majority of dietary concerns and has received notariety on our allergen awareness and accomodation program. Dietary concerns and preferences are not allowed as reasoning for exceptions.

Take 3

Bistro “Swaps” are designed as meal options for students on the go and to provide opportunities for students to enjoy meals in the Bistro as part of their dining plan. Swaps are chosen from a select menu in the Bistro and are deducted from students weekly Higgins Café Meals. Students may swap up to one meal per meal period until 9:00 p.m. daily. All Access and All Access Plus Plan participants may trade their unlimited Higgins Access for a swap but may not dine in both locations in the same meal period. All Access Plus Plan participants may also use a meal swipe for one meal during late nite Bistro hours, 9:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.!

Please Note:
Dining Dollars roll over from Fall for students who remain on a meal plan during Spring Semester. Dining Dollars not used by the end of Spring Semester expire. There are NO Meal Period Restrictions in Higgins Cafe

Dining Dollars

Dining Dollars add flexibility to your dining options; and are yours to spend like cash at all Dining Services locations. As an additional value, Dining Dollars are tax exempt. Dining Dollars carry over from fall to spring for students who remain on a meal plan during second semester but end on the last day of the academic calendar and are there after forfeited.

All Access + $50 Dining Dollars - $1830
Dining Dollars add flexibility to your dining options; and are yours to spend like cash at all Dining Services locations. As an additional value, Dining Dollars are tax exempt. Dining Dollars carry over from fall to spring for students who remain on a meal plan during second semester but end on the last day of the academic calendar and are there after forfeited.

All Access PLUS Plan + $75 Dining Dollars - $2165
The All Access Plus Plan now has the ultimate in flexibility and value.  Students on this plan have the option of using their meal plan for one late nite swap per day in the Bistro (9:00pm-2:30am).  All Access  Plus Plan participants have unlimited access to Higgins Café dining hall as well as the option to exchange their unlimited dining hall status for a Bistro swap meal during any meal period.  The All Access Plus Plan provides $75 dining dollars that may be used in the Bistro or Jazzman’s Café.  

15 Meals Per Week + $160 Dining Dollars - $1830
Students on this plan may swipe into the Dining Hall up to 15 times per week. In addition, they will have $160 Rollover Dining Dollars per semester and 5 Guest Swipes per semester.

15 Meals Per Week PLUS Plan + $185 Dining Dollars - $2165
Students on this plan will have all features of the 15 Meals Per Week Plan, plus an additional $25 Dining Dollars per semester and one late nite swap per day in the Bistro (9:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.).

12 Meals Per Week + $210 Dining Dollars - $1830
Students on this plan may swipe into the Dining Hall up to 12 times per week. In addition, they will have $210 Rollover Dining Dollars per semester and 5 Guest Swipes per semester.

12 Meals Per Week PLUS Plan + $235 Dining Dollars - $2165
Students on this plan will have all features of the 12 Meals Per Week Plan, plus an additional $25 Dining Dollars per semester and one late nite swap per day in the Bistro (9:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.).

10 Meals Per Week + $290 Dining Dollars - $1830
Students on this plan may swipe into the Dining Hall up to 10 times per week. In addition, they will have $290 Rollover Dining Dollars per semester and 5 Guest Swipes per semester.

10 Meals Per Week PLUS Plan + $315 Dining Dollars - $2165
Students on this plan will have all features of the 10 Meals Per Week Plan, plus an additional $25 Dining Dollars per semester and one late nite swap per day in the Bistro (9:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.).

100 Meal Block + $550 Dining Dollars - $1420
Students on this plan may swipe into the Dining Hall up to 100 times per semester. In addition, they will have $550 Rollover Dining Dollars for use at the Bistro, Jazzman's, or additional Meal Swipes. This plan is only available to students not required to be on a meal plan.

5 Meals Per Week + $200 Dining Dollars - $930
Students on this plan may swipe into the Dining Hall up to 5 times per week. In addition, they will have $200 Rollover Dining Dollars per semester. This is a great plan for commuter students or staff. This plan is only available to students not required to be on a meal plan.

Faculty and Staff; Commuter & Grad Student Meal Package - $75

  • 9 all you care to eat lunch meals at Higgins Café
  • 1 Guest Pass for a friend to join you in Higgins Café or as an extra meal for yourself
  • Savings of $1.60 off regular lunch door rate
  • Special Invite Only event each semester
  • Exclusive discounts emailed to you
  • Take out option available on purchase of a Green2Go container priced at $5.00

Sign up is Easy!

Simply stop into the Cashier’s office in the third floor of the Alumni and Student Engagement Center. Payment may be made using a cash or check.
Additional blocks of 10 meals may be added at any time to membership balance. Refunds will not be provided for unused meals. No expiration to block meals for faculty or staff while employed by Clark University. Graduate students are eligible to join the Clark Dining Club. Meals for graduate students are valid through their graduation date. Meals may be used for the card holder only except for guess passed and are not transferrable.