Plan Options

In order to meet your campus dining needs, we have designed the following meal plans.

  • Resident Meal Plan Brochure
  • Commuter Meal Plan Brochure    

Sam's and Sycamore Commuter Meal Plans Terms and Conditions

  • Limit 2 Meal Swipes per meal period. Details on meal periods can be found at the main dining services office at Erickson Hall, 218 N. 6th Street. 
  • Meals may be redeemed at Sycamore Dining,  Campus Cupboard, Krispy Krunchy Chicken, Executive Express in the Scott School of Business and at Cup and Chaucer in the Cunningham Memorial Library. Ask cashier for details at Cup and Chaucer, Krispy Krunchy, Executive Express and the Campus Cupboard. 
  • Commons Cash can be redeemed at any dining location on campus. 
  • All commuter meal plans expire at the end of each semester. The Sam's Plan or Sycamore Plan does not qualify for roll-over.
  • There is no Residential roll-over for the Sam's or Sycamore Commuter Meal Plan.

Forest and Ultimate Commuter Meal Plan Terms and Conditions

  • Credits may be redeemed in Sycamore Dining and Sycamore Simply to Go Carryout. Credits may also be redeemed in the HMSU Commons 2:00 p.m. until close on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the exception of the Campus Cupboard, Starbucks or George's Cafe.
  • The cost of each meal in the dining hall using credits is:  BREAKFAST 7 credits, LUNCH 9 credits and DINNER 12 credits.
  • Commons Cash can be redeemed at any dining location on campus. 
  • Excess credits may be converted to Commons Cash at a rate of $0.20 per credit anytime during the semester.
  • Additional credits may be purchased at a rate of $.30 per credit anytime during the semester.  Commons Cash can be added dollar for dollar.
  • All commuter meal plans expire at the end of each semester. Credits remaining at the end of the semester on the Forest or Ultimate Plan may be rolled over to the following spring or fall semester based upon an assessed value of $0.20 per credit provided a new qualifying Commuter Meal Plan is purchased.
  • Resident Rollover to Commuter Meal Plan. Credits from the spring and fall semester will convert to Commons Cash at the current rate. All Commons Cash from that previous semester will be added to your qualifying Commuter Meal Plan purchase.

Contacts 

  • Resident Meal Plans: Residential Life at (812) 237-3993. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday
  • Commuter Meal Plans: Dining Services at (812) 237-4138 - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Chosen with Housing, not available for purchase on ecomm.

 Credits are the currency used at the Sycamore Dining Hall and on weekends after 2:00 p.m. in the HMSU Commons at select locations. In the Dining Hall, students pay one price at the door and can eat all they like during that meal. Use of credits in the dining hall is the best use of your meal plan money. 

Commons Cash is currency which can be used at all ISU Dining campus locations. Commons Cash has a dollar for dollar value.

Flex 10  
1360 Credits plus $102 in Commons Cash per semester
 
Flex 10
1360 Credits plus $204 in Commons Cash per semester

Best Flex 12
1734 Credits plus $204 in Commons Cash per semester

High Flex 14 
1972 Credits plus $204 in Commons Cash per semester

UA/500 Wabsh Plan * 5 Meals a Week + $102 in Commons Cash per semester

The UA/500 Plan is available only to those living in University Apartments or at 500 Wabash.  But these residents may purchase any plan they choose.  Meals expire at the end of each week.  Meals may be used at Sycamore Dining, Cup & Chaucer located in the Cunningham Memorial Library,  Executive Express in the Scott College of Business, Campus Cupboard and Krispy Krunchy Chicken.    

 

Commuter Meal Swipes may be used at Sycamore Dining Hall, Cup & Chaucer located inside the Cunningham Memorial Library, Executive Express located in the Scott College of Business, Krispy Krunchy in the Hulman Memorial Student Union and the Campus Cupboard located in the Hulman Memorial Student Union.

Commuter Credits can be used at Sycamore Hall or Sycamore Simply to Go Carry-out.  The cost of each meal at the dining hall is:  Breakfast 7 Credits, Lunch 9 Credits and Dinner 12 Credits. Credits may also be used in the HMSU Commons 2:00 p.m. until close Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the exception of the Campus Cupboard, Starbucks and George's Cafe.

Commons Cash is accepted at all dining locations on campus 

ISU Ultimate
700 Credits Per Semester Plus $50 in Commons Cash 
Price: $695.00

The Forest Plan
550 Credits Per Semester Plus $50 in Commons Cash 
Price: $585.00

Sycamore Plan
50 Meals Per Semester Plus $40 in Commons Cash
Price: $445.00

Sams Plan 
30 Meals Per Semester Plus $40 in Commons Cash 
Price: $290.00

 

Commons Cash 
A defined amount of declining balance dollars for use at anycampus dining location.  

100 Resident/Commuter Credits
100 Credits for current participants of a resident dining meal plan or Forest or Ultimate Commuter Meal Plan

50 Resident/Commuter Credits
50 Credits for current participants of a resident dining meal plan or Forest or Ultimate Commuter Meal Plan

10 Commuter Meal Swipes
10 Meal Swipes for Sam's or Sycamore Commuter Meal Plans 

 

Faculty and Staff 15 Meal Plan
15 meals at Sycamore Dining Hall 

Faculty and Staff 9 Meal Plan + Commons Cash
9 meals at Sycamore Dining Hall or Generations & $20 Commons Cash

Generations Meal Plan
12 Meals at Generations Restaurant in the HMSU Commons