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FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICESBUSINESS OPERATIONS > DINING SERVICES > MEAL PLAN RATES AND INFORMATION
2019 - 2020 Dining Plan Rates and Information
Robert Morris University requires all resident students to purchase a dining plan since we believe that a sense of community and a commitment to healthy eating are both key to the success of our students.  

We have designed 6 dining plans to accommodate every student's needs.  Our dining plans are declining cash balance in which you can choose from a variety of plans with varying dollar amounts to suit your lifestyle and maximize flexibility.  Each plan is designed and priced to accommodate an estimated number of meals per week, but students are not limited to a certain number of meals.  

New for 2019, students have the option to select from any of the five meal plans. Recommended for incoming Freshmen is the Patriot Plan as it has historically been the best option when acclimating to campus life.

Dining Plan dollars can be used for all items available at our 7 dining and concession locations which include, PNC Colonial Cafe, Romo's Cafe, Hale Center Cafe, Wheatley Cafe, Yorktown Cafe, the Ice House Bistro at the RMU Island Sports Center, and the UPMC Events Center. The addition of the UPMC Events Center is new for fall 2019 and the option to use Dining Plan dollars is sure to be a pleasing compliment to the sporting events and shows taking place in the new center. 

Dining plans can be selected from semester to semester by logging on to your housing contract through the Residence Life website.  If you have questions, please email Residence Life at reslife@rmu.edu

COMMUTER Students using Financial Aid: If you would like to use your remaining financial aid for a commuter meal plan, please submit the Fall 2019 commuter plan application and drop off at the Student Financial Services department (Lower level of the Revere Building) with payment.

COMMUTER Students not using Financial Aid:  Please click here to select any plan, and to submit payment on-line.

Dining plan changes for the Fall 2019 semester can be made prior to Friday, August 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm.


Reminder: All dining plans are non-refundable. Any remaining meal plan balance will expire at the end of each semester. End of the semester bulk-buy is no longer offered. In an effort to provide the most flexibility, we have opened up all meal plan options to give the students the best choice for their specific appetite. 

NEW FOR FALL 2019:  Dining Plans are accepted at the UPMC Events Center concession outlets for food and regular beverage.  The student must have a ticket to the game/event to gain entrance.


Revolutionary Plan ($3,390*/semester)
The Revolutionary Plan is designed for a student that spends the majority of time on campus. This plan is structured so that you can have larger meals with spending money for snacks. This plan allows for ~$203.00/week. 

Patriot Plan - Recommended for incoming Freshmen ($2,655*/semester)
The Patriot Plan is designed for an average on campus student that eats most of their meals on campus and has a few snacks from time to time. This plan allows for ~ $154/week.

Jefferson Plan ($2,335*/semester)
The Jefferson Plan is designed for the flexible student that eats some meals and snacks on campus. This plan allows for ~ $132/week.

Liberty Plan ($2,095*/semester)
The Liberty Plan is designed for the light eater or the student who routinely goes off campus on the weekends. This plan allows for ~$116/week.

Revere Plan ($1,680*/semester)
This is designed for a resident that rarely eats at on campus dining locations. This plan allows for ~$89/week.


Commuter Plans ($775, $300, $200, OR $100/semester)
These plans are available to our non-residential commuter students which allows for meals and snacks during the school year while on campus. Plans are on a declining balance and students may select from the 4 plans: $775, $300, $200, or $100. Commuter students may also choose from any of the traditional meal plans (Revolutionary, Patriot, Jefferson, Liberty, or Revere). 

*A $350 Dining Services Fee per semester is included in the options. The fee covers maintenance, ongoing enhancements, and operating costs associated with dining services. Spendable balances per semester: Revolutionary Plan - $3,040; Patriot Plan - $2,305; Jefferson Plan $1,985; Liberty Plan - $1,745; Revere Plan - $1,330; Commuter Plan - $775.