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Meal Plans for Resident Students

All resident students living on campus during the regular academic year (fall and spring semesters) are required to have a meal plan while living on campus unless an exception is approved due to a dietary or medical condition.

Listed below are the meal plan options for resident students for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Resident Meal Plan TypeMeal Plan DetailsCost per SemesterCost per Year
Canova Premium Meal PlanUnlimited Swipes in Canova Commons, $100 Dining Dollars, and 15 meal swipes in retail$3,679.00$7,358.00
Canova Meal PlanUnlimited Swipes in Canova Commons, $50 Dining Dollars, and 5 Guest Meals$3,625.00$7,250.00
190-block Meal Plan190 meals per semester (11 meals/week) and $50 Dining Dollars$3,380.00$6,760.00
150-Block Meal Plan150 meals per semester (9 meals/week) and $50 Dining Dollars$3,025.00$6,050.00

New First-Year Residents: all new first-year residents are required to have one either the Canova or Canova Premium Meal Plan for their first and second years living on campus. Following their second year living on campus, the student can select any of the above meal plan options.

Transfer Residents: all new transfer residents are required to have either the Canova or Canova Premium Meal Plan for their first year living on campus. Following their first year living on campus, the student can select any of the above meal plan options.

SAGE Residents: all graduate/SAGE residents can select any of the above meal plan options in addition to the specially designed SAGE Meal Plan, listed below. This meal plan was designed to give SAGE students more flexibility. The SAGE Meal Plan is only for SAGE students, not traditional undergraduate students.

Meal Plan TypeMeal Plan DetailsCost per SemesterCost per Year
SAGE Meal Plan75 meals per semester with $500 dining dollars/semester$1,865.75$3,731.50

Dining Services

Cedar Crest College is proud to partner with Parkhurst as our dining services provider on campus. To learn more about Parkhurst Dining at Cedar Crest College, check out their website for more information about dining locations, meal plans, menus, and the food offered. (link to https://cedarcrestdining.catertrax.com/)

Special Dietary Needs

Parkhurst Dining clearly labels menus with the top eight allergens along with gluten friendly, vegetarian, and vegan items. Students with special dietary needs should contact Dining Services prior to the start of the semester to present individual needs. Students can contact or set up a meeting with Kelly Cartwright, General Manager, by contacting her at kelly.cartwright@cedarcrest.edu.